Best Junior Cricket Bats

Junior Cricket Bats Reviewed

Nowadays, more and more clubs are investing in their junior teams and many youngsters are getting involved in competitive cricket from as early as five years old. If you think you might have a budding Botham, get them out on the field with their very first bat!

RAM CRAZY CRICKET BAT

Weight 550g

A competitively priced plastic bat that would be great for a beginner.

This is a light, plastic bat that is available in sizes 3, 4 and 5.
It has a solid plastic construction which will endure heavy usage from both kids and adults.

It is available in black, red or yellow and will be sure to turn a few heads at the cricket club.

It also has a chevron handle that provides a great grip.

Pros
• Chevron handle
• Durable
• Available in a range of colours

Cons
• Very light

GUNN AND MOORE Six6

Weight 940g

A great first bat from a great name in cricket equipment.

This bat is made from Grade 1 Kashmir Willow for superior striking power.

It is covered with a ToeTekTM protection which greatly reduces toe damage and is also great for protecting against damp.

It has a treble spring handle with a Dynamic grip for a great feel.

A great bat at a great price.

Pros
• ToeTekTM protection
• Kashmir willow
• Treble spring handle

Cons
• Quite a small face

GM Cricket 2019 Noir

Weight 1.02kg

A quality bat, hand-made in England from English willow.

This is a great looking bat which has a partially concaved back for better balance.

It has a lower sweet spot than some of its rivals which makes it a great choice for front foot play.

It is designed to produce maximum power through the drive zone – a great bat for hitting the bowlers all over the pitch!

Pros
• Concaved back
• Low sweet spot
• Prime English Willow

Cons
• Expensive

GRAY-NICOLLS POWERBOW

Weight 945g

A mid-range bat that feels great and will certainly see you through a few seasons.

This bat is constructed from grade 5 English willow.
It arrives partially knocked in and oiled with a toe guard and anti-scuff sheet fitted.

It has an eye-catching yellow Superlink grip which provides added control and a great feel through the shot.

It is another bat that is ideally suited to the front foot player.

Pros
• Grade 5 English willow
• Superlink grip
• Toe guard and anti-scuff sheet fitted

Cons
• Feels a bit hollow

KOOKABURRA SHADOW 9.0

Weight 600g

A lightweight bat that would make for a super first choice for an aspiring opener.
This bat is made from great looking Kashmir Willow.

The face of the bat is protected with a black non-oil pro shield to help the wood stay intact against the elements and the fast balls!

It has a stylish, black chevron grip that helps to control the shot.

It also has the classic Kookaburra motif on the back.

Pros
• Great chevron grip
• Non-oil shield protection
• Great looking

Cons
• Quite light

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