SG Cricket Bats

SG Cricket Bats

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When you think of great Indian cricketers of the past you immediately think of Sunil Gavaskar and then you think of his cricket bat of choice, the Indian made English Willow SG Cricket Bat.

For more than 80 years SG has been churning out some of the best cricket bats in the cricket equipment market.

Where to buy SG Cricket Bats in the USA?

Many people love the quality and attention to detail that SG Cricket bats have but struggle to find a reputable supplier in the USA. You will therefore be very glad to know that SG are now going to be stocked by Cricket Store Online. Cricket Store Online has earned a reputation as America’s premier cricket store with the best and latest cricket gear and cricket equipment. Cricket Store Online is now proud to offer SG to USA cricketers.

Why buy and SG Cricket Bat?

Having dealt with many English Willow cricket bats, like GM cricket bats and Gray Nicolls cricket bats, it seems to be that SG is a cricket bat that really has strength when it comes to a cricket bat for sub-continent conditions. Sub-continent conditions are lower bouncing pitches and a lot of spin and slower building. Many of the pitches in the USA replicate these conditions and the lower sweet spot on many of these SG cricket bats definitely is a huge benefit. Of course SG are great for even the fastest paced bowling too.

Who uses and used SG Cricket Bats?

SG has been used by the greats of Indian cricket. This includes the little master himself Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and as mentioned Sunil Gavaskar. Modern players such as Suresh Raina and West Indian Marlon Samuels also have used or do use SG cricket bats.

SG cricket gear available now at Cricket Store Online

USA Custom Cricket Uniforms

Custom Cricket Uniforms

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There is no better way to make your cricket team feel like a team of match winners than having high quality custom cricket uniforms. This is why Cricket Store Online is proud to offer custom cricket clothing from TYKA. TYKA is an industry leader when it comes to cricket clothing and specifically custom T20 cricket uniforms.

TYKA is the kit sponsor for IPL teams like the Kings XI Punjab and the Sunrisers Hyderabad. Many cricket teams in the USA run on shoestring budgets and feel that buying custom cricket uniforms for the team will blow the budget. That is not the case when it comes to TYKA cricket clothing from Cricket Store Online. TYKA offers fully customized cricket clothing for 50 dollars, not just the cricket shirt but also the pants! Custom cricket team uniforms in the USA used to be sold at a premium, this made them not really on the radar of every USA cricket team. With this pricing, TYKA really is giving every cricket team the ability to look super sharp.

Many teams will struggle to find a high quality cricket kit without any customization at that price. As cricket has grown in the US, so has the professionalism in the game. It is therefore a real integral part of any team to have a great looking kit.

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TYKA offers many different options, from colors to branding. Cricket Store Online is known as an industry leader when it comes to cricket gear, equipment and cricket clothing. You can rest assured that your custom cricket team uniforms from TYKA will be delivered timeously and meet the high quality standards of both Cricket Store Online and TYKA.

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Gray Nicolls Kaboom Cricket Bat

Gray Nicolls Kaboom Cricket Bat

Is there a better all-round batsman in the world than David Warner? Whether it is Tests, ODI or T20, David Warner is worth his weight in gold and then some. David Warner recently led the Surisers Hydrebad to be the champions of the IPL for 2016 and it was David Warner and his Gray Nicolls Kaboom Cricket Bat that was at the front and centre of their batting.

David warner kaboom cricket bat

David warner kaboom cricket bat

The name of the Gray Nicolls Kaboom says it all. It is a bat made for the power hitter. There are no tentative measures with the Gray Nicolls Kaboom, it means business from the very first ball.

The profile of the Gray Nicolls Kaboom is terrifyingly huge. The huge profile goes along with the massive edges that all in all makes this into a ball butchering weapon.

You would be surprised to know that despite all of the meat in this bat with a mid blade sweet spot, Gray Nicolls has still been able to maintain a 2lbs8oz to 2lbs12oz weight limit on the Kaboom cricket bat. This is almost as impressive as the size of the profile. 

The profile of the Gray Nicolls Kaboom cricket bat is in fact made to the specifications of Dave Warner himself. Those specifications are quite simple but extremely effective. Maximize the profile. And that is exactly what Gray Nicolls has done. In order to maximize the profile, Gray Nicolls has give the Kaboom a slight concave.

Most people who purchase the Gray Nicolls Kaboom like to use 2 or more grips with it. This is quite common with any cricket bat and how much more so on a bat with such a huge profile.

The handle is made from choice cane and is a 12 piece handle. There is very little vibration if any through to the hands.

If you are a power hitter with the strength to handle a bat with such a huge profile than there is no better option on the market other than the Gray Nicolls Kaboom. It is more than just a cricket bat, it is a cricket weapon.

SS cricket Moulded Fielding Pads

SS cricket Moulded Fielding Pads

Close in fielders need to protect themselves. The standard protection for a really close in fielder would be a cricket helmet, an abdo guard and a great pair of fielding pads. There are very few fielding pads on the cricket equipment market that are as effective and as light as the SS Molded Fielding Pads.

These pads fit very comfortably under the trousers of the fielder. They are super lightweight and have very comfortable velcro padded straps that means that the fielder can barely feel that he is wearing a pair of fielding pads. While the fielder may not be able to feel that he is wearing the SS molded fielding pads, these pads offer great protection for areas that would otherwise be vulnerable.

One of the major factors of these cricket fielding pads is the fact that they are molded. Molded meaning that they contour to the shape of the fielders leg. This is a huge asset as it assists in comfort and protection. A molded pad makes the fielder more flexible and free whether it is to dive and lunge for the ball or it is to chase a ball. It also aids in the protection as the molded shape means that the maximum amount of body area can be protected.

The SS Molded Fielding pads are highly durable and all the components are built to high standards. These are great for a club or team to own to be used by the fielder designated to do the close-in fielding. And while it is always a bit of a short stick to be given those “silly” fielding positions, if you offer the fielder protection at least he will know you have him covered…..well kind of.

GM Original L.E Wicketkeeper Gloves

GM Original L.E Wicketkeeper Gloves

The GM Original L.E Wicketkeeper gloves are Test cricket level wicketkeeping gloves. Everything about these wicketkeeping gloves is to the absolute best that the cricket industry has to offer.

What is a wicketkeeper looking for in his gloves?

1. Protection

This is obviously the first on the list. The wicketkeeper will be wearing these gloves to protect his hands and fingers from damage from the ball. This is not only single impact damage but damage that can come about from repetitive impacts. The wrist of the keeper is protected by the caned square cuff of the GM Original LE Wicketkeeper gloves. The cotton palm filling provides extra cushioning to protect from repetitive damage. The embossed finger tabs cover over the unique impact protection that goes into every finger.

2. Comfort

A wicketkeeper is looking for comfort in his wicketkeeping gloves and the GM Original LE Wicketkeeping gloves delivers on that front too. The Sheepskin Luxury leather and high comfort inner of the glove mean that this glove is as comfortable as it gets when it comes to wearing cricket keeping gloves. There is also a lot of ventilation and breathability in these gloves.

3. Grip

A keeper wants to be able to grip the ball and grab the ball easily. These gloves first of all meet all ICC standards for the webbing. The neoprene high grip is perhaps the best gripping available in wicketkeeping gloves and that is what is in the palm of the GM Original LE Wicketkeeping Gloves.

These wicketkeeping gloves are best served with wicketkeeping inners.

Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet

Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet

A recent furor arose in the UK as Alistair Cook the captain of England’s cricket team refused to comply with the English Cricket Board and wear a helmet that complies with the latest BSI standards for cricket helmets. Cook wears a Gray Nicolls cricket helmet. It seems absurd that the captain of the team should have to be begged to comply with standards that are designed to save the lives of players. Cook ought to consider that he is setting a role model standard for youngsters and should comply.


Cook should be looking to wear a cricket helmet like the Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet. There is no better piece of cricket head protective equipment than this helmet. It has a fairly pricey tag on it but consider that it is what you are using to protect the engine of your life and perhaps that puts some perspective.

The Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet is of course at its optimum when used in conjunction with the Masuri stem guard. The stem guard is a unique piece that protects the neck of the batsman.

The revolutionary eye line Grille means that the batsman has a good view of the ball when playing his shots. The strategically placed air flow vents means that there is very good ventilation for the batsman to enjoy. The amount of protection as compared to the weight of the helmet is also very impressive. 

The ball cannot fit through the grille of this helmet and the grille of this helmet is made out of sturdy titanium. Consider that the new BSI standards tested specifically for the ability of a ball to fit through the grille at high velocity and the Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet came up absolutely trumps. 

If you value what is important in your life and you put that in consideration, then you would be well advised to highly consider buying the Masuri Elite Titanium Cricket Helmet.

Kookaburra Kahuna 2000 Cricket Bat 2016

The T20 World Cup is upon us and that means that everyone is looking for that killer cricket bat that can clear the boundaries. 

Look no further than the range of cricket bats that Kookaburra has put out for 2016 and most specifically take notice of the Kookaburra Kahuna 2000 Cricket Bat for 2016.

The Kahuna is an iconic cricket brand. Think of Ricky Ponting, AB De Villiers and Michael Hussey to name just three of the many superstars that have been avid users of the Kookaburra Kahuna.

There are 3 things that you need to know about the Kookaburra Kahuna that will confirm for you that this is a bat of superb power.

Kookaburra Kahuna 2000 cricket bat

Kookaburra Kahuna 2000 cricket bat

1. Super Spine

The Super Spine essentially means that the Kooaburra Kahuna has a sweet spot that runs the whole length of the cricket bat. The spine provides substance to the front of the willow that strikes the ball and being that this is a Super Spine there is power throughout the bat.

2. Flat Power Plus Face

Basic physics tells you that the bat will have the most power imparted on the ball if it meets the ball at a perpendicular angle. Well that is exactly what the Flat Power Plus Face on the Kookaburra Kahuna 2000 does. It means that the best possible connection is achieved from bat on ball.

3. Willow Grade

You do not get better willow than the willow that is being used for the Kookaburra Kahuna 2000. It is Grade 1 Unbleached English Willow. There is no blemishes on this willow and it is the absolute best willow available to cricket bat makers around the world.

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Top 10 cricket Helmets and Accessories for 2017 1-5

Top 10 Cricket Helmets and Helmet Accessories for 2017 1-5

1. Masuri Elite Helmets

There is no reason to even debate who should be at the top of the list. It is undoubtedly Masuri. The Masuri Elite Helmets are top of the helmet class when it comes to comfort and protection. Masuri Cricket Helmets are the only helmets that are eligible to take the Masuri Stem Guard. With the Elite Helmet you get a grille with the unique Vision factor that protects your face from the ball but still allows you to get a great view of the ball. All-in-all you want to be buying a Masuri Elite Cricket Helmet.

2. Masuri Test Cricket Helmets

That is right. Number 1 and Number 2 are Masuri cricket products as will number three be. This is a top level of protection cricket helmet. You cannot put a price when it comes to protecting your head and that is why you should be after the very best. The Masuri Test cricket helmet is the very best when it comes to comfort and protection at the very highest level of the game. It is a product that recently was approved by the latest around of helmet testing from the British Bureau of Standards.

3. Masuri Stem Guards

Ever since the death of Phil Hughes, there has been a huge emphasis placed on finding something that will protect the stem of the batsman’s head that is usually unprotected. The Masuri Stem Guard is that unique product. It fits exclusively to Masuri Helmets. It won’t be long before all players will be mandated to bat with a helmet Stem Guard. It is essential that cricketers at all levels and ages bat with a cricket helmet Stem Guard, this is what makes it an essential product for 2016.

4. GM Icon GEO Cricket Helmet

The GM Icon GEO Cricket Helmet is another helmet that successfully past the latest round of official cricket helmet testing. A superb cricket helmet both for its high protective ability and its super lightweight feel. This helmet was trusted by many international cricketers during the most recent cricket world cup. GM is a mark of quality in cricket equipment.

5. Kookaburra PRO 800 Cricket Helmet

HK051 Helmet Pro 800 Front cricket helmets

Kookaburra Pro 800 cricket helmets

Kookaburra have picked it up on all levels when it comes to their 2016 cricket gear. The Kookaburra PRO 800 cricket helmet is a superbly protective cricket helmet. Kookaburra have done superbly well to keep the price on this cricket helmet at a reasonable rate that will be appealing to all cricketers. It is well designed and offers quality protection.

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Top 10 Batting Gloves for 2016, 1-5

Top 10 Batting Gloves for 2016, 1-5

1. Kookaburra Kahuna 400 Batting Gloves


Kookaburra Kahuna 400 batting gloves

The Kookaburra Kahuna 400 Batting Gloves are a supremely versatile pair of batting gloves for 2016. They offer robust re-enforced protection. Have a tri-flex finger augmentation for extremely good flexibility and dexterity even when playing the more difficult shots. They are aesthetically a very pleasing pair of cricket batting gloves and at the price set by Cricket Store Online, it is hard to imagine that you will get a better cricket glove for your money in 2016.

2. GM 808 Batting Gloves

GM 808 batting gloves 2016

GM 808 batting gloves 2016

Hard to go wrong with a pair of GM Batting Gloves. You know that you are going to get a highly durable pair of cricket batting gloves. The GM 808 are an extremely well rounded pair of batting gloves. There is ample extra protection on the exposed index and middle finger of the bottom hand. High quality leather palm with plenty ventilation means that you can rest assured that these cricket batting gloves will give you control, grip and prevent masses of perspiration preventing control.

3. Kookaburra Blade 500 Batting Gloves


Kookaburra Blade 500 batting gloves

If you take a look at the different cricket gear and cricket equipment ranges as a whole for 2016, you will scantly find a more extensive range than that being put forward by Kookaburra. Coming in at number 3 on our list is the Kookaburra Blade 500 Batting Gloves. These are supreme batting gloves and rank up to all the highest standards for doing what gloves are meant to do, keep you fingers safe. At the same time the Kookaburra Blade 500 Batting Gloves are super good looking, super durable and super comfortable. This really does make for the complete package cricket batting glove.

4. GM 606 Batting Gloves

GM 606 batting gloves 2016

GM 606 batting gloves 2016

If you are buying on a budget then the GM 606 Cricket Batting Gloves are a very awesome pick for the 2016 cricket season. They have all the great trimmings and trappings that you come to expect from GM, great protection and breathability and the price tag is what to rejoice over. GM year in and year out produce great cricket gear in a great variety of price ranges and on the mid sector of the budget list, the GM 606 Batting Gloves for 2016 are clearly a winner.

5. GM Original LE Batting Gloves

GM original le batting gloves 2016

GM original le batting gloves 2016

These are the cream of the cricket batting gloves crop. This is what international top level professional Test Match cricketers go out to bat with when they use GM. LE means that they are limited due to the immense quality of the materials used in these cricket gloves. Supremely comfortable and made to the highest protection standards with the shock and blow absorbing PORON XRD technology, if your budget allows for it or you are a budding professional then you should be giving the GM Original LE cricket batting gloves serious thought for the 2016 season.

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Top Cricket Bats 2016 #5-#1 with a Twist

We continue the countdown of the best bats to look out for in 2016. We are comparing them to motor vehicles. Here is the final 5 on our list and these are the absolute F1 of cricket bats.

5. Hammer Kryo Cricket Bat-Porsche Cayenne

The Hammer Kryo is like the Porsche Cayenne because it is a utility cricket bat with a Porsche engine. It is superbly powerful and also superbly durable. It is much like the Hammer Patriot. Like the Porsche Cayenne it packs a lot of punch in a lightweight and aesthetically pleasing blade. Mid sweet spot and it differs from the Porsche in that it is a very fairly priced cricket bat for a truly world class batting experience.

4. GM Mana Original Cricket Bat-Bentley Continental

GM is the most reliable cricket bat manufacturer in the world. The GM Mana is their latest bat for 2016 and it is superb. It is impressive on the eye and oozes class much like the Bentley Continental. The GM Mana Original is made from Grade 1 English Willow and you can rest assured that GM gets the cream of the crop when it comes to the willow. Like a Bentley it is pleasing on the eye and luxurious to use (if that is possible for cricket bat). It has a superbly light pick-up and a mid sweet spot with virtually no flaws. It is flawless, want to bat with the Bentley cricket bat, then why not give the GM Mana Original a go for 2016. 

3. New Balance DC 1080 cricket bat-Audi A4

The Audi A4 is a classic car and their newest model is shaping up to be a very sought after commodity. The same can be said for the New Balance DC1080 cricket bat. In general, New Balance is the fastest growing cricket brand. Big marquee players like Steve Smith, Joe Root and Ben Stokes are really flying New Balance cricket equipment flag really high. This is for very good reason. Bats like the New Balance DC 1080 have very traditional look but with some great quirks. Quirks like the minimal concaving and the oh so sweet mid sweet spot. The New Balance DC 1080 should definitely be high on your list of sought after bats in 2016.

2. Adidas Pellara Elite Cricket Bat- Aston Martin

There is no doubting that from all the cricket bats available for 2016 the adidas Pellara Elite is one of the coolest cricket bats out there. If James Bond played cricket in 2016, he would use an adidas Pellara Elite. Besides for being an aesthetically  gorgeous cricket bat, it is an absolute high performance cricket bat. It has a slightly lower than middle sweet spot but great power has been imparted to a bat with a really superb balanced feel. This bat is a superb buy for the upcoming season.

1. The Kookaburra Ghost 500 cricket bat- Range Rover

The Kookaburra Ghost 500 is where extreme power and beauty meet. It is perhaps the most powerful in the vast range of cricket bats that has been produced for 2016 by Kookaburra. A slightly shorter blade and longer handle means that there is no bat built for power hitting like the Kookaburra Ghost 500. Superb English Willow and the super spine that grace all of Kookaburra’s bats and you have the complete luxury 4×4 of cricket bats. There is no better place than to scoop up one of these beauties today before they are gone. These will not last long.

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