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Kookaburra Onyx700 Cricket Bat – 2016

£280.00 £189.99

Kookaburra Onyx700 Cricket Bat – 2016 has been handmade using premium unbleached English willow. It has a Flat Power Plus Face and a Mid blade Powerbow.

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The Kookaburra Onyx700 Cricket Bat – 2016 is a new aggressive bat profile featuring ‘weight redistribution technology’ to minimise weight without compromising on power – the choice of Glenn Maxwell.

The Kookaburra Onyx 700 cricket bat, has been handmade using premium unbleached English willow.

 Sweet Spot  Mid (215 – 235 from toe)
 Edge Profile  Square (30-34mm)
 Face Profile  Flat Power Plus Face
 Spine Profile  Super Spine (64 to 68mm)
 Scallop  Min. Concave (1-3mm)
 Bow  Mid Blade (10-14mm)
 Handle  Oval Powerdrive
 Grip  Snake
 Weight Range  2lbs 8 ½ oz – 2lbs 10 ½ oz

Massive ‘Big Edge’ profile which increases from the shoulders and maximises at the sweet spot, generating supreme balance with an extended sweet spot that covers the entire width of the blade.

Kookaburra’s ‘Super Spine’ profiles adopt traditional shaping characteristics which operate in unison with the ‘Big Edge’ profile of the bat – creating a huge apex, with unrivalled amounts of power throughout the length of the blade and exceptional ‘pick up’.

The position in the blade where performance is maximised. Kookaburra bats are engineered to maximise the size of the sweet spot, allowing the middle of the bat to be spread further across the blade meaning that off centre strikes perform better.

In the quest to maximise profile, using scallops either side of the spine allow the apex to be extended without dramatically increasing weight. Scallops also maximise edge profile which reduces rotation of the blade in off centre hits, minimising power loss.

The modern game revolves around the thickness of the blade:

1) Flat Face – levelling out the striking area allows more mass to be retained in the back of the bat, maximising the power profile.

2) Rounded Face – favoured by more traditional players, the slightly rounded face gives a familiar look but yields a less expanded profile.

The curve of the bat from the tip of the handle to the end of the toe. Designed to enhance the position of the hands by placing them ahead of the ball, which is essential for good strokeplay.

 

Cricket Bat Weight Options

Light (2lbs 7oz – 2lbs 9oz), Medium (2lbs 10oz – 2lbs 11oz)