Cricket Bats Care

Most Cricket bats are made from English willow, which is a soft with fibre. The timber has its the wonderful characteristics such as balance, power and resilience to carry out in a Cricketing setting.

It is in the course of drying and pressing of the timber, the quality of the wood is enhanced. The cricket bats have to keep up wear and tear during the match by facing the speed of 100 mph or other.

Normal depreciation is expected from a cricket blade is surface cracking to the face and edges and discoloration of the blade, and in these cases the performance of the bat won’t be affected.

Damage, on the other hand, can take place on account of:

  • misuse
  • mis timed strokes
  • incorrect storage
  • lack of maintenance
  • use against substandard cricket balls
  • use in wet conditions.

The damage on the bat, should be repaired instantly. To be ascertained that you have gained the most out of your new Cricket bat, the bat should be prepared and retained in the correct manner.

  • The maintenance of bat
  • Store in dry place
  • Avoid playing the cheap ball
  • Never face mistimed shot

Bat Weights

Normally, all of the cricket bats, except the juniors’, are listed as light, medium and heavy. The balance and pick up characteristics of a bat are more important than more so than the dead weight of the cricket bat.

As per rule, a light bat will weigh between

Light bat 2lb 6oz and 2lb 9oz,

Medium bat weigh 2lb 9oz to 2lb 11oz

Heavy bat between 2lb 11oz and 3lb

Except the above, if your requirement is different, contact with the professionals to get the best advice. Find what’s the right for you, neither the cost or appearance is more important than that.

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