The Gray Nicolls F18 Players Cricket Bat is made with G1 English Willow. This is the highest grade of English Willow. The willow has many straight grains and is pristine for maximum power on the ball.
When it comes to the handle of the Gray Nicolls F18 Players Cricket Bat, it is a 12 piece handle made from premium cane. The quality of the cane along with the 12 piece composition ensures that there is virtually no vibration through the willow of the bat and maximum power in the blade. The shape of the handle is semi-oval, semi-oval is the handle that affords the most comfort and is preferred by most professionals.
Gray Nicolls has wonderful finishing on all of their cricket bats and the Gray Nicolls F18 Players Cricket Bat is no different. The bat has had somewhat of a knocking in and has a professional toe guard fitted. It also comes with a high quality anti-scuff sheet that covers the face and the edges. Before the application of the anti-scuff sheet, Gray Nicolls applies a light coat of raw linseed oil. This preparation ensures durability in the bat and diminishes the chance of toe swelling and other damage.
The edges on the Gray Nicolls F18 Players cricket bat are maxed out between 38 and 41mm.
The Gray Nicolls F18 Players Cricket Bat comes fitted with the New Zone Pro cricket bat grip. The New Zone Pro grip has been known to improve the comfort of the batsman and the feel for the ball. The feel for the ball is important as it helps the batman feel in control and impart maximum power in his shots.
Bow and Sweet Spot
The Gray Nicolls F18 Players Cricket bat has a mid blade bow which compliments a mid to high sweet spot. With lots of traditional touches as well as attacking qualities, the Gray Nicolls F18 Players cricket bat is a bat that will suit many US cricketers for the upcoming season.
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