Users' questions

What is Extratec on a cricket bat?

What is Extratec on a cricket bat?

Extratec is a self-adhesive PU bat facing that is easily applied to your cricket bat and protects against surface and edge cracks which can compromise the performance and lifespan of your bat. Try Extratec this season and give your bat a longer life.

How do I know my cricket bat size?

A big bat might look impressive, but it will make it harder to play well. The measurement to take here is from the start of the wrist to the tip of your middle finger (the longest one) in a straight line.

Which size is best for cricket bat?


6 11-13 Years Old 5ft 2″ – 5ft 5″
HARROW 12-14 Years Old 5ft 5″ – 5ft 8″
FULL SIZE (Short Handle) 15+ Years Old 5ft 8″ – 6ft 3″
FULL SIZE (Long Handle/Blade) 15+Years Old 6ft 3″ and above

What is a size 4 cricket bat?

Size 4: Suitable for ages 9 – 10, Height Range: 4ft 10″ – 4ft 11″ (144cm – 150cm), Bat Length 29 ¾”. Size 5: Suitable for ages 10 – 12, Height Range: 5ft 0″ – 5ft 2″ (150 – 157cm), Bat Length 30 ¾”. Size 6: Suitable for ages 12 – 13, Height Range: 5ft 3″ – 5ft 5″ (157 – 163cm), Bat Length 31 ¾”.

Should I put Extratec on my bat?

It is by far the best form of bat protection & does not reduce performance. Extratec also assists in maintaining the moisture levels in bats, however we still recommend to lightly oil the exposed timber every 12 weeks or so.

Which oil is best for cricket bat?

All natural faced bats must be treated using raw linseed or a specialist cricket bat oil. The main purpose of oiling is to maintain moisture levels within the blade, and hence reduce the chances of cracking and splitting.

What size bat should a 15 year old use?

Bat Size Suggestions of Average Size Player By Size Chart

Age Height (in) Anthem & Co.
*13 61 32-Inch
14 64 32-Inch
15 67 33-Inch
16 68 33-Inch

What size bat should a 12 year old use?

Considering BBCOR bats are right around the corner we’d suggest most 12 year olds look for a drop 8 bat as the right drop. In terms of length most drop 8 bats go as low as a 30 through a 32. We think the ideal bat for the average 12 year old is a 31-inch drop 8 bat (which would make it 23-ounces).

What is the weight of MS Dhoni bat?

List of famous cricketers with their respective bat weights

Cricketer’s Name Heavy or Lite Bat Weight
Sachin Tendulkar Heavy 1.47kg
Mahendra Singh Dhoni Lite 1.25kg
Chris Gayle Heavy 1.36kg
Virender Sehwag Heavy 1.35kg

What is the weight of Chris Gayle bat?

between 1.1 to 1.3 kg
Gayle’s favourite bat for an explosive innings is a Spartan CG ‘The Boss’. These handcrafted weapons have a large bow, light pickup, edges stretched to the maximum 40 mm and a 12-piece cane handle. The bat weighs between 1.1 to 1.3 kg.

What bat size should I use?

Position the bottom of the bat in the center of your chest, facing outward. If your arm can reach out and grab the barrel of the bat, then it is the correct length. Stand the bat up against the side of your leg. If the end of the bat reaches the center of your palm when you reach down, it’s the appropriate length.