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Best Selling Cricket Bats6 min read

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A cricket bat, typically made of willow, with a short grip and a large, rectangular blade resembling a paddle. Cricket is a beautiful game, gaining worldwide popularity extremely fast. At the school, college, district, state, zonal, national, and international levels, 5–6% of India’s population participates in cricket. Five million individuals live in that country alone! If you are one of the five crore people who want to make a name for themselves in cricket, you must arm yourself with a cricket bat. And that weapon needs to be excellent.

How do you choose a good cricket bat?

The three most important things to look at while purchasing the best cricket bats are:

  1. Type of wood
  2. Weight of the bat
  3. Size of the bat

Other technical things to think about are the bat’s grains, how long the handle is, how thick the edge is, how big the sweet spot is, how well the bat can absorb shock, etc. However, focusing on the three points mentioned above should be enough to decide if you are not playing at the national or international level.

Types of woods to make the best cricket bats in the world

Kashmir Willow Bat- On the other hand, Kashmir willow can easily endure rough usage. That is why newbies to the game prefer these bats over English willow. However, this does not preclude using Kashmir willow at higher levels of cricket. Many athletes from around the world and at home use Kashmir willow. Have you heard of Sachin Tendulkar? Yes, the bat he used to score his 35th inning was made of Kashmiri willow.

English willow bat- This is one of the best woods for making cricket bats.  And because of its lightweight and shock absorption, most professional cricketers favor using it. The price is the only drawback. Additionally, it would be beneficial to handle these bats with caution. The wood could only survive for a short time if your playing technique is rough and you don’t knock properly. Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian cricket team, uses bats manufactured of Grade-A English willow. His bats have curved blades that range from 38 to 42 mm in thickness.

Selected Willow- The Selected Willows is the last but not least. These bats are designed for use in everyday street cricket. They are primarily intended for children learning to play or for people who play for leisure.

Ideal Weight of best Cricket bats- The laws of cricket recommend that a bat ideally weighs between 1.2 and 1.4 kg. But there is no standard as such. Many Australian cricketers, like Ricky Ponting, utilize bats that weigh between 1.1 and 1.23 kg. The same is true for Rohit Sharma. However, Sachin Tendulkar typically uses a 1.51-kilogram cricket bat. Weight is a question of taste and compatibility, as was previously stated. To determine this, one might perform a quick test. Try holding the bat only with your left hand if you are a right-handed hitter, and try to simulate a shot. It is excellent for you if you can accomplish it comfortably. If your hands are shaky, it can be a little heavier for you. Additionally, if you use a heavy bat, drives would be easier to make, but shots like a hook, pull, or square cut would be more difficult.

According to the Laws of Cricket, the bat’s length shouldn’t be more than 38 inches (965 mm), the width shouldn’t exceed 4.25 inches (108 mm), the overall depth shouldn’t exceed 2.64 inches (67 mm), and the edge thickness shouldn’t exceed 1.56 inches (40 mm). The size should be defined by the height of the player who will use it. If you are using it in your gully, it’s OK to buy a standard bat size. But as a rule of thumb, check if the top of the bat handle is just 2-3 inches below your waistline. If it is, then the length is good enough for you.

Here are the top 5 best cricket bats in India

Elevar Gully – Kashmir Willow Tennis Ball Bat for Hard and Soft Tennis Balls (ICC-Fullsize/Soft Tennis Ball)

About this item

  • Cricket using Soft Tennis Balls
  • Weight: 950–1050 grams, length: 850 millimeters (33.5 inches)
  • Engineered Kashmir Willow, a Premium Polyurethane Grip, and a Trademark Dual-Shaped Singapore-Cane Handle. 
  • To ensure maximum comfort and control. The best bats are made of willow wood, which gives them a solid feel, thick edges, and a big sweet spot.
elevar gully Best Selling Cricket Bats
Jaspo Dominator Senior Plastic Cricket Full Size Bat (34″ X 4.5″ inch) For All Age Group with Soft Cricket Ball

About this item

  • Size: One Size
  • Sport: Cricket
  • Brand:Jaspo
  • Material: Plastic
Jaspo Best Selling Cricket Bats
SG Scorer Classic Kashmir Willow Cricket Bat (Size: Short Handle,Leather Ball)

About this item

  • Size: Short Handle
  • Sport: Cricket
  • Material: Wood
  • Colour: MULTI COLOUR
SG Scorer Best Selling Cricket Bats
JRS Wood AVS Boys Cricket Bat with Ball for Kids Size 6 (Multicolor) 8-12 Years Boys

About this item

  • Size: 6
  • Sport: Cricket
  • Brand: JRS
  • Material: Wood
  • Colour: Multi-Colour
JRS Wood Best Selling Cricket Bats
Lycan Hard Plastic Cricket Bat for 15+ Age Suitable with Tennis Ball, Wind Ball, plastic, Multicolour

About this item

  • Exclusive Shape: The LYCAN plastic cricket bat features a unique shape: pickup. In addition, it permits higher management once striking. The measure of this plastic
  • Waterproof Material & Digital Sticker: Batting with more plastic is more robust and effective. While batting, compact styles are thought to be safer. 
  • The fashionable sticker prime lines on the Lycan cricket bat make it stand out and feel special while you are batting. Cutting edges and waterproofness are practical and valuable features that lighten the plastic bat.
Lycan Best Selling Cricket Bats
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