Top four bats used by prominent players in cricket history
A bat provides a fundamental core to the game of cricket. It is very important for batsmen to choose bats which meet their optimum standards. Having a perfect bat is an adequate add-on to the technique of a batsman. Over the course of time, bats have evolved gradually to fit into the changing dynamics of the game.
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Cricketers have come up with several types of bats varying on shape, size and weight. Here are four of the best bats used by some of the greatest batsmen in cricket history.
The Beast is one of the masterpieces from Kookaburra Sport. The bat is made up of highest grade English willow wood which is naturally air-dried. However, the junior version of the bat uses Kashmir Willow.
The handle is made of Sarawak cane and is covered in an octopus grip. This well crafted and precisely designed bat provides a wonderful power stroke with a very low pick-up time. The Beast comes in several models. Angry Beast and Wild Beast are the most widely used models.
Prominent players who have used this bat include Ricky Ponting, Brad Haddin, Brad Hodge, Matthew Wade, Tim Paine and Michell Johnson.