Day-Night Test Cricket is going ahead with Australia scheduled to host New Zealand in Australia for the first day/night test match. Pink Cricket Balls are going to be used.
A lot of testing has gone on to find the right cricket ball to use for Day/Night Test matches. The red cricket ball obviously won’t work as that will create a visibility problem at night for the players. So, the obvious choice would have been to use a white cricket ball with a black sightscreen. Continue reading →
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.
To protect your lower limbs from serious hits, you would need a top-of-the-line thigh pad. This one keeps its promise with its lightweight and flexible features, allowing you to move your legs without feeling any restriction at all.
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It wraps easily giving a comfortable fit and the contoured pad adjusts perfectly to the thighs giving total protection to the core. The high-density foam absorbs the pressure from high-impact situations. It is so light that you can concentrate on your game instead of having to bother about contraptions hugging your thighs.
The Velcro fasteners hold the pad securely adding more comfort. The cord tie may take some getting used to. Others may find it disagreeable when the Velcro locks the pad in place giving adequate security.
One of the great features of this product is the towel lining that fully absorbs sweat even under grueling circumstances. You can forget about the rest of your legs getting soaked under the hot sun and sweltering temperatures. Batsmen will find this thigh pad very useful due to its high-density foam molded to fit the contours of the body and the lightweight factor that bodes well for International level of playing.