There are some rules within the Laws of Cricket regarding the size of a bat. It must be “no longer than 38 in (965 mm), the width no more than 4.25 in (108 mm), the overall depth no more than 2.64 in (67 mm) and edge no more than 1.56 in (40 mm)”
The sizes available in a cricket bat are size 0 to 6 for junior players. While for seniors and professional players bats categorized as Harrow, Small Men, Short Handle, and Long Handle are available. While for seniors and professional players bats categorized as Harrow, Small Men, Short Handle, and Long Handle are available.
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Size 6, size 5 and Harrow cricket bats are by far the most common bats for Juniors, as they are typical sizes for children who take up the game at school or youth level. It’s vital that you select the correct junior bat size for you or your child, as having the wrong size can be detrimental to their progression and development.
Here is some information related to cricket bat sizes. We have compiled this information from two prominent manufacturers, GM & Kookaburra. Kookaburra. Kookaburra has bats available in five different ranges; Kahuna, Ultra Menace, Blade, Cadejo, and Ice. The average weight of Kahuna and Ice is 37 ounces each, while Ultra Menace and Kahuna T20 weigh 39, 35, and 38 ounces respectively.
Cricket Bat Size Guide. Cricketers and all top coaches agree that choosing the correct cricket bat size is vital for the proper technical development of young cricketers. It is important that the bat is not too long and more importantly not too heavy to hinder correct stroke play and good technique.
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Cricket Bats have a length of common length of 33.5”-34.375” (85.1-87.3 cm), maximum of length of 38” (96.5 cm), width of 4.25” (10.8 cm), and depth of 2.64” (67 mm). The weight of a Cricket Bat is 2.63–3 lb (1.19-1.36 kg).
All top coaches will agree that having the correct size equipment is crucial especially for junior players.Bat Sizing (Using Players Height): PLEASE NOTE - BAT SIZES ARE AN APPROXIMATION ONLY Full Size /Short Handle - 1.75m & over Small Adult/Academy - 1.68m - 1.75m Harrow - 1.63m - 1.68m 6 - 1.57m - 1.63m 5 - 1.50m - 1.57m 4 - 1.44m - 1.5m 3 - 1.37m - 1.44m 2 - 1.29m - 1.37m 1 - 1.22m - 1.29m 0 - 1.10m - 1.22m 00 - Up to 1.10m Too often junior players use bats that are too big for them.
Cricket Bats. Below is our recommendation on the appropriate bat size based on player height. This guide can be used for all Junior and Senior cricket bats.