The cricket bat provides the fundamental core to the game of cricket. It plays a crucial role in the game and if it matters this much, how can one ignore choosing a good one. Types of cricket bats have no limits, every batsman tries to choose a type which suits him and his batting style.
In this post, you will see some fantastic bats used by legendary cricketers in their time. Having a perfect bat adds-on to the technique of a batsman and that is why the batsman sticks to a particular kind.
Till now, cricketers have come up with a number of bat types varying on shape, size, and weight. But, here we present four best bats used by some of the iconic cricketers:
1. Kookaburra Beast
Well, have you heard the rumor about Ricky Ponting’s spring bat? Don’t get any thoughts, this bat doesn’t have any spring in it. However, Kookaburra Beast which Ponting was using for a long time just like he did long-back in 2003 World Cup Finals between Australia and India at the Jo’burg.
Ricky Ponting’s 140 off 121 gave rise to the rumor of spring bat, though this wasn’t actually true. The handle of this bat is made of Sarawak cane and is covered in an octopus grip.
This bat is amazing for power strokes with a very low pick-up time. Besides Ponting, some players who have been using this bat in their career are Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine and Michell Johnson.
Priced Around: 9,000 INR and above