A Metro pcs phone
Simply put, it depends if the phone is unlocked. MetroPCS is a subsidiary of T-mobile and uses the T-mobile cellular GSM network. Cricket is also GSM, but a subsidiary of AT&T. In order for your MetroPCS hardware to work, it would need to be unlocked. If it is not, the answer is probably no.
One thing you can do is check your MEID number with Cricket: https://www.cricketwireless.com/shop/byod.htm l
I believe that if your MEID is locked to another network, this online tool will notify you that your device is not compatible. When I checked the MEID number of my Verizon iPhone 5 when I was thinking of switching to Cricket, the website indicated that my device was compatible. That is because my iPhone 5 with Verizon ...