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Loc1215

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Cricket sunglasses
« on: December 27, 2018, 07:25:48 PM »

I'm in the market for a pair of cricket sunglasses as I'm off to sunny Sri Lanka in the new year. Honestly apart from the brand I cant really tell the difference between the top end and the bargain basement so am after some recommendations. Are there any glasses that really justify the high price tag?

Also realistically I have quite a tight budget so under 50 does anyone have any recommendations?

I have also seen glasses intend for other sports advertised , so do they do the same job?
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2018, 09:26:14 PM »

You cant really go wrong with Oakleys to be honest, but theyre really over youre budget! I have some Oakley Radars from 2012 with 2 sets of lenses, one the original grey and a 2 year old set of replacement Jade Iridium lenses which are very good! Might be willing to part with them. Let me know if youre interested and I can send some photos over...
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2018, 09:32:27 PM »

Try some bloc sunnies they are excellent and in budget.
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2018, 09:53:05 PM »

Thanks for the offer @cheese unfortunately I can't buy on the forum as I'm a relatively new member.

Bloc definitely look better than the others I have see at that price. Cheers
« Last Edit: December 27, 2018, 10:02:10 PM by Loc1215 »
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2018, 11:07:07 PM »

Sunwise are great value, most come with 2/3 extra lenses

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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2018, 01:34:13 AM »

I've used Aspex the last few years, come with a case and 3/4 sets of lenses. Good quality and affordable, normally get them from Romida.

http://www.romida.co.uk/aspex.html

Ive had Loki and Tyr.
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2018, 08:16:46 AM »

Id keep an eye out on eBay you can often pick up Oakleys at a good price. As cheese says Radar locks are probably the best for cricket.
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #7 on: December 28, 2018, 10:09:14 AM »

Having Brought a few pairs of sunglasses  for cricket inc top brands the Aldi supermarket  cycling ones at 3.99 are the ones I like best.
« Last Edit: December 28, 2018, 10:12:34 AM by Seniorplayer »
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2018, 03:06:51 PM »

Get something that has following features and you wont go wrong :
1. Polarized glasses - reduces glare drastically and makes catching much easier.
2. Antifog glasses - I huff and puff a lot and you dont want foggy glasses while going for a difficult catch.
3. Light weight frame that fits well - some frames can press your temples and make them uncomfortable to wear.
4. Anti shatter construction - if you drive around or if you are a keeper, this is a must. The last thing you want is them shattering and getting in your eyes.

I go to places like Marks/Lowes or Home Depot and look for safety glasses that cover all the above bases. Lately, I have been using these Dakota polarized safety glasses (link given below) and they have been amazing (liked them even more than Oakleys commonly used by pros).

https://www.marks.com/en/dakota-polarized-safety-glasses-31990.html?cid=DRMKT&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgZzx4KfF3wIVBAppCh0ongB5EAQYASABEgJlT_D_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds#31990%5Bcolor%5D=ASSORT&31990%5Bsize%5D=ONE
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2019, 02:43:59 PM »

Which did you go for in the end? I've had a couple of pairs of Oakley Radars, M Frames & Flak Jackets and really enjoyed them all but depends on your preferences which model
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Re: Cricket sunglasses
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2019, 05:46:52 PM »

Went for a pair of sunwise in the end.Seemed the best option with the change of lenses.
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