A batting cage is an closed area for cricket, tennis, baseball or softball enthusiasts use to practice the skill of hitting and batting.

Outdoor Batting Cage

Outdoor batting cages are commonly built with steel pole sections and covered in netting, this stops the balls travelling to far and it is also for safety of people around the batter.

The batter will stand at one end of the cage, with a pitching machine at the other end. The pitching machine shoots balls to the batter, who then strikes them.