Masuri have clearly pulled away from the competition in terms of cricket helmets with their vision series. Players, officials and fans are far more aware of the cricket helmet these days and the Masuri Vision Series Helmets along with the stem guard are offering a high level of protection. Club cricketers will enjoy the Masuri Club Cricket Helmet.
The Club Cricket Helmet from Masuri has a few outstanding features that really make it a winner for club cricketers. The Masuri Club Cricket Helmet is built with Twin Protection in the shell. This means that there is a double layer of protective composite for double the protection and double the durability.
Like all of the Masuri Vision Series Helmets, the Masuri Club Cricket Helmet has Masuri’s unique AIRFLOW Cooling System. This allows for air to flow freely to the head of the batsman. This keeps him cool in even the most heated situations but in no way compromises the safety structure of the helmet. A more comfortable batsman is often a better performing batsman and Masuri have paid attention to that detail.
The aspect of the Masuri Club Cricket Helmet along with all other Vision Series Helmets that truly sets them “helmet and shoulders” above the rest is the HALO Reinforcement system. This is what truly gives the helmet its protective edge. This unique system minimizes the movement between the peak and the grille. It’s a doubled protective edge as the HALO system automatically reinforces and stands its ground when it is hit by the ball.
All of this can be rather costly but Masuri along with their retailers have done incredibly well to keep the price of this helmet to a very fair price. It is available in an array of colors and with a multitude of sizes to fit juniors and cricketers.
Australia and England are replete with many small boutique cricket bat makers that are making cricket bats that are rivaling and beating the big name brand bat makers for quality and performance. With a huge populace of cricket lovers, India has relatively few. But the Phoenix is rising in a big way with the making of the The Phoenix Fire Blade Cricket Bat. The Phoenix Fireblade cricket bat has all the trimmings and trappings of a really top quality cricket bat.
The Phoenix Fireblade only comes in Short Handle size with an incredibly light weight range. The weight range is in the 2lbs5oz to the 2lbs9oz. This will make it a remarkably popular bat for batsmen who like a Short Handle bat on the lighter side.
For starters, The Phoenix Fire Blade Cricket Bat is made with unbleached natural English Willow. There is 8 to 11 equally spaced straight grains on every one of these bats. So if you like grains and you like them straight then the Phoenix Fire Blade is definitely an appealing bat.
There is minimal concaving on The Phoenix Fire Blade Cricket Bat with 2-3mm. This minimal concaving enhances the power of the bat through the shot. The edges are really impressive with 41-42mm edges on the bat. The most impressive feature of the Phoenix Fireblade cricket bat is the pressing. The pressing is done by hand and it ensures that the bat has a good bow and light pick-up with optimal ping and balance. The bat truly has a great balance and pick-up which is quite incredible for the amount of willow packed into it.
The handle is full and four piece quality cane handle with attention paid to the details of the rubber inserts in the handle to absorb any vibration residue. All in all The Phoenix Fire Blade Cricket Bat is a highly impressive bat with a high attention to detail that you may not get with big name bat brands.
If you are well experienced with cricket bats and no your really good willow from your average willow then there is only one bat that you want to get your hands on this season. This is the CA 15000 Players Edition Cricket Bat. CA must have some sort of willow tree whisperer that makes the most pristine willow trees grow for them. They are untouchable in terms of the impeccable willow that they consistently churn out from their factory and this bat is made from the best of the best.
There is at least 8 straight grains on every one of these bats, so if you are a grains or a straight grains type of batsman you will have something to shout about with this bat. As with CA bats there is a slight concave and the power is in the very center of the bat. The quality of the willow is such that there is an extended sweet spot that gives power to virtually every part of the bat.
The edges on the CA 15000 Players Edition Cricket Bat are no less than 41mm, that is gigantic by any standard and considering how high the quality of the willow is, it really is a complete package bat.
The pick up and weight distribution on sub-continental bats has always been deemed to be slightly inferior to the English and Aussie made bats. They were deemed to be slightly toe heavy and such but that is completely not the case with the CA 15000 Players Edition Cricket Bat. The weight distribution is very even for a very light pick up across all the bat’s weight ranges. It is easy to see why players as good as Dilshan, Kieron Pollard and Nasir Jamshed are finding good reason to use the CA cricket bats.
One of the joys of watching English County Cricket and the Natwest T20 Blast is that you get to see a wide array of bat brands. From the very common to the very new batmakers you get to see a wide array of supreme looking blades and willows. One of the best looking bats on the county scene at the moment is the Newbery Blitz Cricket Bat. The stable of John Newbery podshavers has always produced pristine cricket bats and the Newbery Blitz is yet another Newbery beauty.
The Newbery Blitz Cricket Bat has been marketed to be a T20 cricket bat as used this year in the Natwest T20 Blast but the truth is that this bat would be equally handy in any format of the game. It comes in the 2lbs10oz weight range and is feather light for the colossal amount of power that it packs. The profile on this cricket bat is absolutely huge. It leaves little to the imagination as tow hat it can do in the hands of a destructive batsman. Yet its incredible balance allows for much acclaim among batsman who have a more delicate type of touch game.
Newbery is saying that the Newbery Blitz is their most powerful cricket bat, that says a lot coming from bat company that produces many fantastically powerful cricket bats. The willow used to make the Newbery Blitz is the finest English Willow that is hand selected by the master podsahvers at Newbery. Other brands such as GM or Gray Nicolls would very well call the Newbery Blitz a limited edition cricket bat or a players edition cricket bat. There is no doubt that the complete bat package offered by the Newbery Blitz is a rarity and should be high on the shopping list of batsman who like a supreme cricket bat.
If you are into Limited Edition Cricket Bats then theGray Nicolls Legends Gold Cricket Bat will be right up your corridor of uncertainty. This bat though is no economical fit when it comes to reigning in your rate of spending though as Gray Nicolls have put it up with a recommended retail price of $1200AUD. That is right $1200AUD. Consider that you can buy two top-of-the-line Kookaburra’s or GM’s and many cricket bat fanatics will be wondering if the Gray Nicolls Legends Gold Cricket Bat truly is worth that price.
Well here are some of ts credentials. It looks the part. It has all the trimmings and trappings of a top cricket bat. Contoured edges, a beautiful Powerarc bow and a lovely profile and spine. There is barely a dead spot on the bat with an elongated mid-point hitting area. But what puts the price of this bat up so high is that Gray Nicolls are only producing 80 of them. Consider that if every player from the Test playing nations wanted one of these bats, there would not be enough and you begin to realize that Gray Nicolls are really trying to produce something very rare and special with the Gray Nicolls Gold Legends Cricket Bat.
Every single one of the Gray Nicolls Legends Gold Cricket Bats are hand crafted by Australian master bat maker Stuart Kranzbuhler. Stuart selected the best 80 clefts of English Willow and created 80 pristine cricket bats. These cricket bats are the Gray Nicolls Legends Cricket Bat.
The Gray Nicolls Legends Cricket Bat comes in a Short Handle size. Purchasers of this bat will either be a very serious cricketer or a collector of rare cricket bats. There is no doubting the extremely high quality of the Gray Nicolls Legends Bat and as they say you pay for what you get.