How to knock in a cricket bat. The definitive guide.

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The A-Z's of how to knock in a cricket bat.

Mins 1-5 Oiling

5-10 knocking in the edges

10-15 knocking in the toe

15-20 knocking in the face

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Cricket Bat Knocking in. the myths and the facts.

When you buy a cricket bat, even from a reliable source, the cricket bat is NOT ready to use. Even if the sticker says ready to play, you will still need to do some sort of knocking in. whether it be the edges, toe or the full face. Obviously it is critical to buy the right [...]

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Cricketers Who Suffered with Alzheimers Part 1

As you know, Cricket Store Online is staunchly committed to fighting Alzheimer's disease. Cricket Store Online does through their #batforalzheimers campaign, by selling cricket bats with 100% of the proceeds going to Alzheimer's treatment research and other such campaigns. There have been cricketers that suffered from Alzheimers. Cricket Store Online seeks to shed a light [...]

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Ashes Preview 2nd Test: Gray Nicolls

If you have not yet noticed all four of the Ashes openers are left handed. Adam Lyth and Alistair Cook for England and David Warner and Chris Rogers for Australia. Two of these openers have also been lifetime users of Gray Nicolls cricket gear and cricket bats.David Warner uses the Australian made Gray Nicolls Kaboom [...]

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The Cricket Store Online batting glove of the year 2015

The cricket glove category is always a crowded one when it comes to product of the year, with many manufacturers putting great batting gloves. The hands down- or hands gloved- winner though for 2015 is the GM 808 LE Batting Gloves.These are five star batting gloves and as with the rest of the GM range they [...]

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The Cricket Store Online #HelmetOfTheYear2015 is...

The cricket helmet category was probably the most scrutinized category this year after the fateful Phillip Hughes. The Masuri Elite Titanium Helmet was already designed at the time of the incident and they are hands down the cricket helmet of the year for 2015. In addition to the Masuri Elite Titanium Helmet, there is of [...]

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Cricket Store Online Receives 2015 Best of Frisco Award

Press ReleaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECricket Store Online Receives 2015 Best of Frisco AwardFrisco Award Program Honors the AchievementFRISCO July 2, 2015 -- Cricket Store Online has been selected for the 2015 Best of Frisco Award in the Sportswear category by the Frisco Award Program.Each year, the Frisco Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved [...]

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South Africa with new kit sponsor New Balance

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The Cricket Store Online #ShoeOfTheYear2015 is...

The brand that has probably made the most waves this season with their product line up has been New Balance. They currently are the bat of choice by the best batsman in the Test world, Steve Smith and are being used by many other fantastic cricketers. But as you would expect from New Balance, it [...]

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The Cricket Store Online #BatOfTheYear2015 is...

#1 Bat of the Year- The Kookaburra Kahuna“Kahuna Matata” is what you will be singing all the way to the run bank this year if you bought one of the latest Kookaburra Kahuna cricket bats this year. Kookaburra have been the Steven Smith (I know he uses a New Balance) of cricket bats this season. [...]

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