The questions stems from a desire to play with a light weight bat as it is easier to maneuver and gives batsmen more control and faster bat speed. The answer to the question we always provide is "Yes we do". The Blade series of cricket bats made by Kookaburra are the lightest bats we sell on our store. Kahuna Lite and Kahuna 150 bats weigh around 2.6 lbs and are great bats for players who prefer to play with lighter bats.
Here we talk about two cricketers who use the lightest & heaviest cricket bats. Kane Williamson uses the Lightest cricket bat in international cricket. The Gray-Nicolls GN MAAX EDT WILLIAMSON EW cricket bat weighs around 1100-1200 gm, which is the lightest.
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What makes a good cricket bat is tricky to answer because of these factors, however generally a good cricket bat depends on two factors: the skill of the bat maker and the materials that make the bat. Reputable Brand – Cricket bats by unskilled bat makers make for cheap, breakable products, no matter how good the materials were. Finished bats should have a good feel rather than a good weight which usually depends on the skill of the bat maker.
The majority of the best cricket bats are made with English willow. English willow can grow in several countries, but it doesn’t do well in the dry heat of India and Pakistan, which is where the majority of cricket bats are made (a small number of mostly high-end models are made in the UK, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand).
Ricky Ponting was included on that list and, in 2001, he helped to develop Kookaburra’s iconic bat, the Kahuna. This particular model has a short handle and it’s also fairly light at 2.15lb. It can, therefore, be used by a range of players because it has a good balance between power and touch.
It is hard to identify cricketers with the lightest bat in International cricket, due to the number of cricketer’s playing but some of the top cricketers use light bats. · Virat Kohli for instance has a bat of around 2lb 8oz.