If you are looking for a high quality cricket bat on a tight budget than the Gray Nicolls F18 Blade cricket bat is a great option. The Blade cricket bat offers superior pick-up and great weight distribution. The edges are super well protected with a high quality stripping of cricket bat tape. The bat is designed with input from top international cricketers and is great for cricketers in the USA. This bat would also make a fantastic bat for tape ball cricket.