Check Out These Stylish and Durable Cricket Bags for Juniors!

We have added cricket
bags from the best of brands for juniors because why should seniors have all
the fun? These bags keep your cricket equipment together, and they keep it safe
so that you can play your games with peace of mind. Here are some of our
favourite picks for the new cricket season –

  1. Gray Nicolls GN100 Duffle Bag – This duffle bag doesn’t come with wheels but its shoulder strap is super comfortable and strong, so carrying it around is easy. Also, the price tag makes this bag very pocket-friendly. The bag has a large main storage area and an external bag pocket. The straps are padded for comfort, and it also has an easy-carry handle. This bag, with the dimensions 75 cm X 32 cm X 32 cm is perfect for entry-level junior players.
  2. GM 707 Wheelie Cricket Bag – This bag is stylish, sturdy and comes with all the features that you would look for in a cricket bag. The bag’s dimensions are 90 cm x 32 cm x 32 cm and its volume is 92 Litres. It has all-terrain wheels which makes it very convenient to carry and the space of the bag is customizable. The bag comes fitted with GM designer rust-proof zips. Made using 600 Denier Polyester, the bag can sustain in tough conditions. 
  3. Kookaburra 2000 Wheelie Bag – This eye-catching bag, with Kookaburra’s iconic branding, comes in two color variants – blue and grey. With the dimensions 92 cm x 33 cm x 28 cm and a capacity of 85 litres, it offers sufficient space to keep all cricket essentials. 
  4. Adidas XT 5.0 Cricket Duffle Bag – A great budget bag from Adidas, it is perfect for entry-level junior cricketers. The bag has a large kit compartment and an external side pocket for bat. The shoulders straps are strong and padded for extra comfort. 

VKS is your go-to
place for all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing,
accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from
the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets,
shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and
hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop
with us in-store or order online at
www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your
purchase. 

Check Out The All-New Gray Nicolls’ Oblivion Stealth Bats!

Gray Nicolls is a
brand you can trust with your eyes closed. Masters in crafting bats, they have
been contributed in the making of many legendary players, including Lauren
Winfield and Alastair Cook now. So, it is natural for us to get excited every
time the batmaker launches a new range of bats. This time, we are thrilled
about Gray Nicolls’ oblivion stealth series which brings the batmaker’s
excellent craftsmanship to top quality English willow. Here is a glimpse of the
range which is poised to be launched in 2020 –

  1. Gray Nicolls Oblivion Stealth Pro Performance Cricket Bat – The name says it all – a top quality bat which made a smashing re-entry in the world of cricket. The graphics of the bat symbolize its power. The bat has been made with the finest grade-1 English willow especially selected for it by Gray Nicolls’ bat experts. The bat has been shaped and contoured for quick hand speed. The minimal concaving along with a mid to lowe swell area helps the player’s accuracy of shots.
  2. Gray Nicolls Oblivious Stealth Pro Players Cricket Bat – A sibling of the Oblivion Stealth Pro Performance, this one also offers top performance because of its excellent features. It is perfectly suited for all types of players, from those who like to like to display nothing but explosive power on the field, to those that like to dissect the field with grace and precision. It has been shaped and contoured for quick hand speed, and has minimal concaving and a mid to low swell area.
  3. Gray Nicolls Stealth Oblivion 5 Star Lite Cricket Bat – This lightweight bat has been deemed the perfect bat for stroke play. It has a clean blade with well-defined grains that you would expect from a quality English willow bat. The high middle, minimal concaving and mid to low swell area, all work to help the batsman deliver perfect shots. The thick edges and the full profile give greater power to the batsman. 
  4. Gray Nicolls Stealth Oblivion 5 Star Cricket Bat – The difference between this bat and 5-star Lite is that is slightly heavier than the 5-Star Lite. Nevertheless, it had all the great features of the aforementioned bats which make it suitable for all kinds of players. Its shape and contouring are meant for giving quick hand speed. The pronounced high middle, thick edges and full profile help in packing more power into the shots. It comes with an anti-scuff sheet for added protection to the blade area. 
  5. Gray Nicolls Oblivion Stealth 200 Cricket Bat – A budget bat from the series, but don’t underestimate its power. This 4-star model uses high-quality English willow and has all the great features of the previously mentioned bats. It has a pronounced high middle, thick edges with a full profile, and mid to low swell area to help the batsman steer the ball the way he/she wants to. The bat looks as stylish as any other in the series because of the chrome decal graphics encase theblade’s swell area. 

Want to upgrade your bat in
the coming new year? VKS has bats from the best brands in the world, and
shopping with us is super easy as we have both a brick-and-mortar store and an
online shop. In the shop, our trained and experienced sales staff are there to
help you choose the right bat, and on our website, we provide sufficient
details about products for you to make well-informed decisions. So, shop online
or at our cricket store in London for all your cricket needs! 

All There is to Know About Gunn & Moore’s Siren Bat Range!

Gunn & Moore
never fails to impress; this time, it with its Siren bat series. Not only is
the bat about the perfection of design and unmatched quality of materials, but
Gunn & Moore has also gone a step ahead with the colours this time. The
branding is the same – the iconic GM, but the colours have been chosen for
making heads turn – Cobalt blue with Azure. The Hex grip is in cobalt blue too.
Here are some of the models from this exciting new range –

  1. GM Siren Original LE Cricket Bat – Like other top bats from Gunn & Moore, this one has been crafted with the finest quality Grade 1 English willow. It boasts of the modern L540 length blade. The optimized F4.5 face dynamics offer the batsmen greater control as well as consistent power all across the blade. The lightweight profile design makes for a super-smooth pickup. This bat is in limited supply because of its ultra-high standard of quality.
  2. GM Siren 909 Cricket Bat – The price tag of this bat is a lot smaller than that of the Siren Original LE but in terms of quality and craftsmanship, this bat has made no compromises. Made with Grade 1 English willow, it too has the L540 length blade and F4.5 face dynamics. The Siren 909’s low swell position makes it well-suited for aggressive front foot player. 
  3. GM Siren 808 Cricket Bat – The Siren uses Grade 1 English willow and has the same handle length and face dynamics as Siren Original LE and Siren 909. The bat is lightweight, which enables players to have a smooth pickup and the striking spine profile is made for delivering power-packed shots. The all-new Hex grip ensures that the batsman has a good grip over the bat at all times.
  4. GM Siren 606 Cricket Bat – A Siren bat in the budget range, this one has most of the excellent features that are being offered in the top-of-the-range Gunn & Moore Siren Original LE cricket bat. The lightweight bat has a great striking spine profile for aggressive shots. The Powerarc bow face profile adds to the power of the shots. The concaved profile provides a perfect balance to the batsman and enhances the smoothness of the pickup despite the large swell depth. 

With so many
excellent models out, which one would you choose?Looking for the perfect
cricket bat for yourself? VKS has bats from the best brands in the world
including Gunn & Moore, Gray Nicolls, Kookaburra, Adidas, MRF, SS Ton,
Infinity, SF Standard, Keeley, New Balance and Chase. Shopping with us is super
easy as we have both a brick-and-mortar store and an online shop – so choose
your pick. In the shop, our trained and experienced sales staff are there to
help you choose the right bat, and on our website, we provide sufficient
details about products for you to make well-informed decisions. Also, we offer
great discounts all the time! So, shop online or at our cricket store in London
for all your cricket needs! 

VKS’ Top Picks for Masuri Helmets!

Masuri has
established itself as the king of helmet brands in the world of cricket, and it
deserves to be so because of the excellent craftsmanship and raw materials it
uses to make helmets. Celebrity cricketers swear by the brand, and that is a
solid testimony to the quality of the helmets. At VKS, we have stocked all the
top models of Masuri helmets for cricketers. Here are some of our favourite
picks –

  1. Masuri T Line Titanium Cricket Helmet – A superb helmet, this promises top-level protection because of its design and the materials it uses. The helmet has been made with single shell construction which means that it is very difficult to break it into different parts. It has a titanium grill which is lightweight, but also very strong – it will protect the facial area from fast-flying leather balls. 
  2. Masuri Vision Series Elite Titanium Helmet – This top-of-the-range helmet boasts of some powerful features which make it one of the toughest helmets available in the market. The Halo Reinforcement System is a unique feature of this helmet – it is an extra strength helmet rim, which also ensures the wearer is protected from a ball at even 90mph. Another amazing feature of this helmet is the eye-Line grill design which gives the batsmen an added 5mm of visibility range.
  3. Masuri Vision Series Test Titanium Cricket Helmet – The perfect helmet for text matches – it is ultra lightweight and very comfortable. The comfort level of the helmet is enhanced by strategically placed vents in the inner and outer shells that improve air flow. The helmet uses certified grade 5 titanium and incorporates advanced manufacturing techniques to give greater protection. It also has the Halo Reinforcement system which protects from very fast-flying balls.
  4. Masuri E Line Titanium cricket helmet – This one comes with a double grille that ensures greater protection, but without getting in the way of visibility. It uses single shell construction that makes the helmet lightweight and stronger than helmets with multiple parts in the shell. The sides of the helmet are padded for comfort and protection to the cheeks and ears. The adjustable straps ensure that the helmet can be worn according to one’s comfort level. 
  5. Masuri Vision Series Elite Steel Cricket Helmet – Boasting of a steel grille, this helmet excels at what it is meant to do – protect. Owing to the Eye-Line grille design, the helmet has an additional top bar, placed on the eye line which offers a greater surface area to the ball on impact, thereby protecting the face. The Halo Reinforcement System is an extra strength helmet rim and its job is to protect the player from balls at even 90mph. 

VKS is your go-to place for
all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing,
accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from
the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets,
shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and
hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop
with us in-store or order online at
www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase. 

Wicket-Keeping Legguards You Can Buy at VKS!

In any game, safety
comes first and cricket is no different in that respect. For wicket-keepers,
legguards are an essential component of their safety gear, and VKS has
excellent wicket-keeping legguards available from leading brands at heavily
discounted rates. Check them out here –

  1. Gray Nicolls Shockwave 2000 Wicket Keeping Legguards – Simple yet elegant, this legguard is a good investment. The ultra-lightweight pad is made using HD foam. The pad has an outer covering made of PU which is easy to clean. The top hat has an ergonomic design which keeps the player comfortable. The pad 2” straps with a high arch offer extra comfort. 
  2. Kookaburra 1500 Wicket Keeping Legguards – This legguard has Kookaburra’s iconic logo on it and the minimalistic design makes it quite eye-catching. The legguard offers Grade 1 protection and comfort because of its slim ergonomic shape. The legguard has Quadflex integral shin bolster for all-round protection. The PVC instep with piping ensures that the legguards last longer. 
  3. SS Ton Players Wicket Keeping Legguards – These are among the lightest wicket-keeping legguards available in the market. They are so durable and comfortable that they are preferred by International wicket-keepers for test matches. They boast of ultra-lightweight construction with dual intensity high-impact foam. The internal fibretech shield enhances the safety aspect of the legguards, and they also come with a removable shin bolster with mesh trim. 
  4. Gray Nicolls Shockwave 300 Wicket Keeping Legguards – Another model from Gray Nicolls, these wicket-keeping legguards promise high-level protection without burning a hole in your pocket. The cane pads have a lightweight PU front. The HD foam EVA bolsters with a mesh cover provided enhanced comfort with protection. The top hat has an ergonomic design.
  5. Ton Test Shorty Wicket Keeping Legguards – These wicket-keeping legguards have a traditional design with wide velcro straps. They have low bounce foam shin panels and three-piece shin bolsters with mesh trim. The instep is abrasion-resistant. With the “S” embossed on the front, they also look quite stylish. 

VKS is your go-to place for
all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing,
accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from
the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets,
shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and
hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop
with us in-store or order online at
www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase.

Cricket Bats under £300

The year 2019 has
been an exciting one for the world of cricket. First, we had the ICC Cricket
World Cup in which England bagged the trophy, and then we had the Ashes 2019
Cricket Series, is the first Test series of the inaugural 2019–21 ICC World
Test Championship. VKS too is supporting these exciting developments in the
field of cricket in its own ways. We are now offering fantastic discounts on
our bats – as much as 38% on some of the best models! Here are some of the best
bats you could own for less than £300 –

  1. GM Diamond 909 Cricket Bat – A new entrant in the arena of cricket, this one has all the great features that you would expect from a GM bat. The iconic Ben Stokes has contributed in developing this series, so you should expect nothing but the absolute best from this bat. Made using unbleached Grade 1 English willow,  it has an L540 blade design that makes for a more dynamic sweet spot. Though the length of the blade is shorter than the L555 blade, the handle is elongated so that the bat is of the standard size. The optimized F4.5 face dynamics balance the power all across the blade and give greater control to the batsman. 
  2. Gray Nicolls Oblivion Stealth 5 Star Lite Cricket Bat – Lightweight but powerful, this bat is perfect to lead you into the new cricket season in 2020. Made with excellent quality English willow, this bat’s shape and contours have been done in a manner that it aids quick hand speed. The thick edges and full profile equip the batsman with great power. 
  3. Kookaburra Kahuna 2.0 Cricket Bat 2019 – A new bat from the Kookaburra family, this bat has the brand’s stunning graphics and some amazing features which makes it suitable for all kinds of players. The bat, made from top quality English willow has big edges and a huge profile to give batsmen the power that they need to deliver smashing shots. The round powerdrive handle comes fitted with a snake grip to help the players have a firm hold on the bat. 
  4. SS TON Gold Edition Cricket Bat – From the SS Ton Family, here comes another superb bat that promises performance. Made using Grade 1 English willow, the bat has a face design profile with thick edges to lend the batsman more power. The weight of the bat ranges between 2lbs 8oz to 2lbs 10oz and this lightness helps with balance and a smooth pickup. 
  5. Infinity Modus “Platinum Extreme” Cricket Bat – The bat not only has a name which sounds weighty but its features speak volumes about the greatness of the bat. The top quality English willow has been used for making this bat. It has a full profile shape and is available in short handle and long blade versions. The bat’s weight is on the heavier side but it is perfect for those who play the power stroke play game. The long sweet spot area extends from low on the blade to the higher side. The top quality 12-piece handle complements the perfection of this bat. 

Looking for the perfect
cricket bat for yourself? VKS has bats from the best brands in the world, and
shopping with us is super easy as we have both a brick-and-mortar store and an
online shop. In the shop, our trained and experienced sales staff are there to
help you choose the right bat, and on our website, we provide sufficient
details about products for you to make well-informed decisions. So, shop online
or at our cricket store in London for all your cricket needs!

Top Adidas Cricket Shoes Under £120 on VKS!

When it comes to
serious cricket, there is no compromising with cricket shoes. Your game depends
on how comfortable you are, and shoes pay a major role in keeping you
comfortable. Shoes that are too light, or too loose, or too hard, or rigid can
wreck your game, so invest in a pair of good cricket shoes. 

Adidas is one of the
top makers of cricket shoes, and we have shortlisted the best ones under £120
for you. Check them out –

  1. Adidas Adizero Boost SL22 Cricket Shoes 2019 – This revolutionary shoe has become a rage among players. The sole of the shoes has sharp, sturdy spikes which offer amazing traction. The lightweight shoes come with boost technology that gives them added bounce and comfort. The shoes are excellent for all round player and can be worn by all types of players. 
  2. Adidas Adipower Vector Cricket Shoe 2019 – Another excellent shoe from Adidas, this one is known for its superb spikes that are particularly suited for bowlers who need good traction and support for aggressive bowling. The cushioning of the shoe is just right, and this shoe ensures that the bowlers stay stable whether they are bowling spin, medium or fast. The TPU material of the shoes gives them their weightlessness. 
  3. Adidas Adipower Vector Cricket Shoe – In grey and white, this shoe is stylish and offers all of the great features of the Adidas Adipower Vector Cricket shoe 2019. So, you could save on money with this slightly older model. The shoe offers robust spikes for aggressive bowlers. It has an EVA midsole with adiprene in the heel for additional cushioning which ensures greater comfort. 
  4. Adidas SL22 Cricket Shoes 2019 – This lightweight shoe has been designed for all kinds of batsmen and slow to medium pace bowlers. The shoe boasts of strong grip which allows the batsman to move comfortably on the pitch for hours. The upper of the shoe has been designed for giving support in the key forefoot area for quick multi-directional movements. The design opens in the midfoot and heel to provide breathability and lightness that is needed for time spent in the field and out in the middle batting.

Looking for the perfect
cricket shoes for yourself? Whether you are a batsman or a bowler, VKS Cricket
has the latest models of cricket shoes for you from the best of brands
including Adidas, Payntr, Asics, Gunn & Moore, Gray-Nicolls, Kookaburra and
New Balance. We also offer replacement spikes and rubber studs for all models
of cricket shoes. Our range of products is available for you both in-store and
on the website. Shop online for your cricket shoes and the rest of your cricket
equipment, and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase!

Cricket Protective Gear – Thigh Guards You Can Buy at VKS!

Thigh injuries from a
fast flying ball are not uncommon on the pitch, and that is why you will seldom
find professional players going without thigh guards on the pitch. Thigh guards
should be lightweight, comfortable, and good at protecting the thigh agree from
hard leather balls. Here are some of the top thigh-guards we have at VKS –

  1. Aero P1 Stripper – The Aero P1 Stripper is known for offering complete protection to the thigh area because of its full padding around the thighs, inner thighs, hips and buttocks. The thigh guard fits snugly and is super comfortable. The strong velcro straps make sure that it stays in place while playing.
  2. Aero P2 Stripper – The Aero P2 Stripper is another excellent thigh guard. The lightweight thigh guard is easy to put on and it stays in place while walking, running, jumping and other movements. The area around the thighs, inner thighs, buttocks and hips is well-padded for complete protection. 
  3. VKS Pro Lite Thigh and Inner Guard – One from the home brand, it is priced inexpensively but it offers a high level of protection. The top quality super soft PU facing gives a luxurious feel. The inner part of the thigh guard is lined with a thick towel for extra comfort. The thigh guard has test match quality plastazote inserts in the front of both the pads which protect from the fastest of bowlers. 
  4. VKS Combi Thigh and Inner Guard – This thigh guard from VKS, with its pre-moulded high density sections, is extremely light and very comfortable to wear. The mesh on the inner and outer facing of the thigh guards can be removed and washed easily. The full elastic waistband of the thigh guard gives an excellent fit. The test match quality plastazote inserts to the front of both pads ensure that players are protected from the fastest of balls. 
  5. VKS Thigh Guard – Players Edition – Looking for top of the range test grade protection but have a low budget? Then this is the thigh guard to go for. The high density protection absorbs shock from the fastest deliveries. The inner of the thigh guard is lined with a thick towel for additional comfort. The double velcro design and contours make sure that the thigh guard fits snugly. 

VKS is your go-to place for
all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing,
accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from
the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets,
shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and
hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop
with us in-store or order online at
www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase. 

The Ashes 2019 Cricket Series – England vs Australia!

After the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, comes another important tournament – The Ashes 2019 Cricket Series which is being played between two cricket giants – England and Australia. The series is the first Test series of the 2019–21 ICC World Test Championship, which is being conducted for the first time in the history of cricket. 

The Ashes Series started in August 2019 and it will conclude in September 2019. There are 5 venues for the 5 Tests –  Edgbaston, Lord’s, Headingley, Old Trafford and The Oval. 

The following players are playing from the English cricket team –

Joe Root (Captain), Ben Stokes (Vice-Captain), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (Wicket-Keeper), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (Wicket-Keeper), Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Jason Roy, Olly Stone, and Chris Woakes

The following players are playing from the Australian cricket team – 

Tim Paine, Pat Cummins, Travis Head, Cameron Bancroft, Marcus Harris, Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Marnus Labuschagne, Nathan Lyon, Mitchell Marsh, Michael Neser, James Pattinson, Peter Siddle, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Matthew Wade, David Warner

So far, 3 of the 5 tests have been played, and the fourth one is going on. 

The first test was held at Edgbaston, Birmingham from 1st August to 5th August. Australia won the toss and chose to bat and won by 251 runs against England. Steve Smith from the Australian match was the player of the match. 

The second test was played at Lord’s London from 14th August to 18th August. Australia won the toss and chose to field. The match ended in a draw. Ben Stokes from the English cricket team was the player of the match. 

The third test was played at Headingley, Leeds from 22nd August to 26th August. England won the toss and elected to field. England won against Australia by 1 wicket. Ben Stokes from the English cricket team was the player of the match again. 

The fourth test is being played at Old Trafford, Manchester. It began on 4th September and will end on the 8th of August. Australia won the toss and elected to bat. 

The fifth and the last test will be played at The Oval, London from 12th September to 16th September. 

This was a quick update on the Ashes 2019 Cricket Series between England and Australia. The series has given the world of cricket more excitement after the outrageously popular ICC Cricket World Cup. May the best team win the championship!Looking for top-quality cricket equipment from the best of brands? Whether you are a batsman, a bowler or a fielder, VKS Cricket has the latest models of cricket equipment for you including bats, balls, clothing, protective gear for you from the best of brands including Adidas, Payntr, Asics, Gunn & Moore, Gray-Nicolls, Kookaburra and New Balance. Our range of products is available for you both in-store and on the website. Shop online or at our cricket store in Ealing for your cricket shoes and the rest of your cricket equipment, and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase!

Cricket Trousers to Buy This Season!

In the last blog, we talked about the top cricket shirts you could buy at VKS at discounted prices. Well, your cricket uniform is incomplete without a pair of good trousers, so in this blog, that’s what we are going to focus on. Here’s a glimpse of the cricket trousers available on VKS –

  1. Adidas Cricket Trousers – Adidas is not only excellent at creating cricket shirts, but it has also done an equally good job with its cricket trousers as well in terms of fabric, fit and design. The fabric used is soft, but durable and capable of withstanding rough use. The fabric and fit are such that they allow easy movement. The trousers are available from size Small (30’’) to XXL (46’’).
  2. Kookaburra Pro Players Cricket Trousers – Kookaburra is a winner when it comes to functional and minimal design. The plain white trousers have the Kookaburra branding on the left leg. The stretchable fabric of the trousers, comprising of 100% polyester pique, allows for easy movement. Furthermore, the trousers have a loose fit so that protective gear can be worn underneath. 
  3. GM Premier Cricket Trousers – GM is one of the top cricket brands in the world, and be it a bat or a trouser, their products will not let you down. This trouser is made from 100% Two-way stretch Polyester Fabric that dries up quickly and allows for easy movement. The waist is fully elasticated and the trouser has two side pockets. They also offer different leg sizes – from 29” to unfinished 37” leg. 
  4. Gray Nicolls Cricket Trousers – Another superb product from Gray Nicolls. These trousers are comfortable, durable, and their price doesn’t burn a hole in the pocket. The standard fit cricket trousers are made of a durable polyester twill fabric. They have a fly front with an elasticated waistband. There are two side pockets too and the hem is unfinished so that you can get the legs made of a custom length. The sizes available range from Small to XXX-Large.
  5. VKS Cricket Trousers – Our designers have studied the top-performing cricket trousers and used their features for making this one. The soft feel mesh fabric is well-ventilated and helps the player keep cool and dry. The waist is elasticated and has a drawstring for better fitting. The leg is unfinished, so you can get it custom-made according to your size. There are 3 sizes in these trousers – Large, XX-Large and XXX-Large. 

Inspired to complete your cricket uniform? VKS offers premium quality cricket clothing from the best-known brands at affordable prices. We have cricket shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and hats and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. We also sell the complete cricket protection gear at our store and on our online shop. Shop at our cricket store in Ealing or order with us online for completing your cricket kit!

Cricket Shirts to Buy This Season!

We believe that if you are a true blue cricket player, then you should look like one too. All professional cricket teams have a uniform – The English cricket team usually wears a light blue uniform for one-day cricket, the Australian team wears yellow and green, and the Indian cricket team wears ice blue. So, when you go out to play on the field, you should be decked up in the right uniform too. Not only will the right cricket uniform help you play comfortably, but it will also boost your confidence. Here are a few cricket shirts you can choose from at VKS –

  1. Adidas Elite Cricket Shirt Long Sleeve – Adidas is a known name in the cricket space, and it is particularly well-known for its clothing. This cricket shirt is made from Climacool fabric that absorbs sweat quickly and helps the player stay dry during the game. The fabric is not just soft, but durable as well and capable of sustaining many washes. The shirt has pop-style buttons traditional collars, and long sleeves. 
  2. Kookaburra Cricket Shirt – Kookaburra is synonymous with style and durability in the world of cricket. If you’re playing in summers, then this a shirt you should get. The super-soft shirt is excellent at absorbing sweat and keeping the player dry and cool. It has a minimal design – Kookaburra logo on the chest on the right and sleek navy trim. The shirt has half sleeves and the extended tail adds to the fit of the shirt. 
  3. GM Teknik Club Cricket Shirt – This cricket shirt from GM spells comfort and great style. The fabric is soft and light-weight – it weighs just 210 grams. The collared shirt has a raglan sleeve design. It has a colour-coordinated trim and logo. The logo is in bold on the left sleeve. The shirt is available in navy, green and maroon piping and trim in sizes Small to XXL.
  4. Gray Nicolls Matrix Shirt – Gray Nicolls is known for the way it pays careful attention to detail in everything it designs. In this cricket shirt too, Gray Nicolls’ craftsmanship is visible. The easy-breathe polyester fabric allows for maximum air-flow and ventilation and helps in keeping the player sweat-free. The shirt is lightweight for the optimum level of comfort for the player. 
  5. VKS Cricket Shirt – One from the home brand – this shirt has all the features a player would need in a cricket shirt and it yet quite affordable. The soft-feel mesh fabric is good at absorbing sweat to keep the player cool and dry at all times. The shirt has half sleeves and a navy piping and trim. It is available in sizes ranging from Large to XXX Large. 

Inspired to complete your cricket uniform? VKS offers premium quality cricket clothing from the best-known brands at affordable prices. We have cricket shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and hats and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. We also sell the complete cricket protection gear at our store and on our online shop. Shop at our cricket store in Ealing or order with us online for completing your cricket kit.

Top GM Bats under £500 to Check Out this Season!

GM is among the most well-known brands in the world of cricket. It is the go-to brand for cricket equipment for many game enthusiast; GM bats are known particularly well-known for their exceptional quality and are used by many cricket players. At VKS, we have all the top-performing bats from the brand in stock, and they are available for less than £500 – that’s a discount of over 20%! 

Here’s a sneak-peak of the top GM bats available at VKS –

  1. GM Diamond Original LE Cricket Bat – This bat is a stunner not just in terms of looks, but it promises power-packed action on the pitch as well. It is a bat that has been developed with the help of the all-rounder Ben Stokes, the current vice-captain of the English cricket team. The bat, made from select English willow, has a L540 blade design that offers a dynamic sweet spot.The blade is shorter than the standard L555 blade, but the length of the bat is made up by a longer handle. The optimized F4.5 face dynamics help in giving the batsman great control as well as consistent power all across the blade.
  2. GM Mythos Original LE Cricket Bat – The GM Mythos Original LE Cricket Bat is a top choice for many professional cricket players. It has a  L540 blade design, but with a 310 mm handle, the bat becomes of a standard length. This bat allows for accurate and power-packed shots because of its dynamic sweet spot, larger swell area and greater balance and overall power. The concave profile contribute to superb pick up and balance of the bat.
  3. GM Noir Original LE Cricket Bat – This bat has intimidating looks that will make heads turn on the pitch. But, that’s not the only reason why it is a great bat. The bat, made using top-quality English willow, has a traditional L555 blade design and a standard length handle. The bat gives the players great power owing to its low to mid-level sweet spot and thick edges in this zonal area. If you’re thinking of buying this beauty, then you should do it ASAP because it is in limited supply due to the unparalleled quality of this blade.
  4. GM Zelos DXM Original LE Cricket Bat – The classic GM branding with a neon twist makes this bat stand out. It has an ultra-curved F4.5mm face profile and a low to mid swell position that delivers great power in the hands of the batsman. The bat has an incredibly smooth pick-up owing to its lightweight profile. Made from the finest grade unbleached English willow, this bat is suited for all types of players. 

Looking for the perfect cricket bat for yourself? VKS has bats from the best brands in the world, and shopping with us is super easy as we have both a brick-and-mortar store and an online shop. In the shop, our trained and experienced sales staff are there to help you choose the right bat, and on our website, we provide sufficient details about products for you to make well-informed decisions. So, shop online or at our cricket store in Ealing for all your cricket needs!

Top cricket pads to buy under £100 on VKS.com!

A batsman’s uniform is incomplete without a pair of cricket pads – after all, there is always a high risk of injuries to the leg from a power-packed leather ball. Why take chances when you can buy a pair of good, high-performing cricket pads from some of the most popular brands from VKS.com for less than £100? Let us acquaint you with our top picks of cricket pads for less than £100 –

  1. Gray Nicolls Powerbow 6 1500 Legguards – The Powerbow series from Gray Nicolls not only boasts of excellent bats, but it has given the world robust legguards as well. The Powerbow 6 1500 is a high-performing legguard that uses Ultralite HDF to offer excellent durability while being lightweight. The pad’s performance comes from its trisystem vertical booster which is made of EVA and Poly-armour and then complemented with seven 30mm light HD Foam bolsters and reinforced cane rods.
  2. GM Original Batting Legguard 2018 – GM is among the top names for all kinds of cricket equipment and they have not compromised on quality or design while creating the excellent GM Original Batting legguard 2018 as well. The front of the pad has a 7- bar vertical bar design and high-density foam construction to offer the highest level of security. The wide side bolsters also add to the security factor of the pads. 
  3. Kookaburra Kahuna 1000 Batting Legguard – The Kahuna series is well known for being an eye-catcher and the Kookaburra Kahuna 1000 Batting pad is no different. The legguard also has the stunning Kookaburra Kahuna design. The reversed foam makes the bat lightweight and gives great impact protection. The flex contoured knee roll area offers flexibility while playing.
  4. Adidas SL22 Pro Batting Legguard – The Adidas SL22 Pro Batting pad is among the best choices for professionals. With full front vertical cane protection, TPU foam and TPU knee protection, the pad promises great flexibility, durability and comfort. The lightweight construction with high and low-density foam ensures enhanced comfort. The single knee locator with height adjuster allows for the best fit possible. 
  5. New Balance TC 1260 Batting Legguards – It is a top-quality batting pad used by several professional players including Joe Root. The 7-bars front vertical bolsters with foam padding provide a high level of protection against impact. The nylon straps with cushioned support straps ensure that the pads stay in place all the time while keeping the player comfortable. 

VKS is your go-to cricket store for all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing, accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets, shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop with us in-store or order online at www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase. 

Top cricket helmets to buy under £50 on VKS.com

As players with a zeal for playing cricket on the pitch, it is your responsibility to abide by the rules of the game and that include taking appropriate measures to protect yourself from injuries and promote safe playing practices. A cricket helmet is an important part of the cricket protective gear and it should not be missed out on while playing on the pitch. On VKS.com, we have cricket helmets from some of the best-known brands in the world of cricket. Here are some of the top cricket helmets you can buy for less than £50 –

  1. Gray Nicolls Atomic Cricket Helmet – Gray Nicolls is a brand that can be counted for any kind of cricket equipment. The Gray Nicolls Atomic Cricket Helmet is an excellent helmet featuring an Atomic grille with Internal Size Adjustment (ISA) system that helps get the perfect fit. The navy, available in 3 adult sizes, is perfect for amateurs as well as professionals looking for a budget-friendly helmet. 
  2. Kookaburra Pro 600 Cricket Helmet – This Kookaburra helmet is an eye-catcher because though it has been built in the usual navy blue colour, its design also incorporates a shade on neon green. The best feature of the helmet is the lightweight ABS shell protection with a unique shock dissipating polymer lining system. The lightweight steel faceguard protects the face effectively without hampering visibility. 
  3. Masuri Legacy Cricket Helmet – Masuri creates some of the most robust cricket helmets and these prized helmets often come with a hefty price tag. The Masuri Legacy Cricket Helmet has the craftsmanship of Masuri, but it is priced economically. The helmet comforms to the highest standards of safety and is comfortable and lightweight. The sturdy grille but lightweight grille is made to offer maximum protection. 
  4. Shrey Performance Steel Cricket Helmet – The designers of this helmet have put a lot of thought and effort into designing this model. It is lightweight and weighs only 940 grams but it does not compromise on safety. The new grill design offers the maximum level of protection to the front of the face as well as the sides, without making the helmet bulky. The helmet also has a removable sweatband that can be washed easily. 

Looking for the top-quality cricket gear? VKS is your go-to cricket store for all your cricket equipment, be it bats, balls, bags, shoes, clothing, accessories or protective gear. VKS offers premium quality cricket gear from the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets, shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop with us in-store or order online at www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase.

Top batting gloves to buy under £50 on VKS.com!

Cricket equipment from the top brands usually costs a bomb, but on VKS.com, we make sure that we have cricket gear from the best of brands for all kinds of budgets. We also have generous discount offers into the bargain. In this blog, we have curated a list of the top batting gloves from brands including GM, Gray Nicolls and Kookaburra to buy for under £50! Check them out –

  1. Gray Nicolls Prestige Batting Gloves – Gray Nicolls is one of the most prestigious names in the cricket industry and everything it makes is of top-notch quality. It has a traditional finger design with a curved Fibre Shield covering all the fingers. There is flat fibre added at the back of the hand of the glove for added protection. The glove’s protection factor is enhanced by a three-sectioned side impact bar made of EV. The high-quality leather palms offer exceptional feel, grip and durability apart from excellent moisture management. 
  2. GM 808 Limited Edition Batting Gloves 2019 – One of the best gloves of 2019, these gloves are made using PU and have leather palms. The PU back of hand provides great flexibility and comfort. The gloves use both sausage and split-finger design for ease of movement and grip; the thumb uses a split-finger design for enhanced flexibility. In white and matte silver colour, not only do these gloves aid in a great performance, but they look stylish as well. 
  3. Kookaburra Kahuna 2.0 Batting Gloves – Blending stunning design and effective functionality, these gloves, available for less than £50, offer a bang for the buck. The soft Rome sheep leather palms with max flow ventilation keep the palms comfortable and effectively sweat-free. To add to the comfort factor of the gloves are rounded cotton fingers with five protection chambers. The wide towel wristband with hook and loop fastening makes it super easy to put on and take off the gloves. 
  4. Ton Test Opener II Batting Gloves – Made from top-quality leather, these gloves are comfortable, lightweight and great protecting the hand from impact from a fact-paced leather ball. The leather palms come with ventilation holes to keep the hands from getting too sweaty while playing. The fingers of the gloves are quite flexible and the front fingers come with extra HD protection. The side protection bolsters elevate the protection level of the gloves. The fibre inserts in the glove work well for shock absorption. 
  5. New Balance TC 860 Batting Gloves – The palms of these excellent gloves are made using premium quality sheep leather and the back of the gloves are in resilient PU. The crosslink foam padding offers both comfortability and a high level of protection. The high grade stretchable and ventilated gussets contribute effectively to managing moisture. 

VKS is your go-to cricket store for not only batting gloves but all your cricket equipment including cricket helmets, gloves, aero strippers, Abdo guards, arm guards, batting pads, chest guards, jock protective briefs, thigh guards, wicket keeping inners, wicket keeping pads and wicket keeping gloves. VKS offers this premium quality cricket protection gear from the best-known brands at affordable prices. Shop with us in-store or order online at www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase.

Which cricket ball should you buy this cricket season?

If you are a bowler, a cricket ball can go a long way in making or breaking your game. While playing, always make sure that your ball is of high-quality and unspoilt. 

On VKS.com, we have cricket balls from some of the most prestigious brands available at bargain prices. Let us show you a glimpse of some of our best-selling cricket balls in this blog –

  1. Dukes Crown Prince Cricket Ball (5 1/2oz) – This ball, aptly titles, is the crown prince of cricket balls because of its unparalleled quality and finishing. The ball, made using the finest quality English Alum tanned leather, is fully hand sewn. It weighs 156 grams and is the best suited for top-level league cricket matches lasting 50 overs or more. The Dukes Crown Prince retains its shape and sheen even after repeated use because of its tough core made with a Cortex Centre. 
  2. VKS Test International Grade ‘A’ Cricket Ball – One from our own brand, this ball has been created meticulously for delivering a power-packed performance. It is made using top-quality English Alum tanned leather and comes with 6 to 7 layers of best quality wool compressed cork for shape retention and even bounce. The ball has 80 stitches and it is waxed painstakingly to ensure that the shine of the ball lasts a long time. The ball is also tallow dipped for waterproofing. 
  3. VKS League Special Grade ‘A’ cricket ball – An excellent ball for intense matches – it has been made using premium quality alum tanned leather. The fully hand-sewn ball, with its 80 stitches, is durable and used during many leagues in the UK. It has 6 to 7 layers of wool and a cork centre. The wax polish ensures that the ball retains its sheen during its lifetime and the tallow-dipping makes the ball waterproof. 
  4. County Special Grade ‘A’ 5oz Ladies Cricket Ball (Red or Pink) – Ladies cricket has become a mainstream sport and it is only fair that they have special balls for their matches. The County Special Grade ‘A’ Cricket Ball comes in both red and pink for day and night matches. The ball is made with select alum tanned leather pieces and is meticulously hand-sewn. The ball is waxed for shine and tallow-dipped for water-proofing. 

Want to buy the best quality cricket balls? VKS.com is your go-to online cricket store where you can shop for cricket balls from the best brands and much more! Buy bats, bags, shoes, clothing, accessories or protective gear from the best-known brands at affordable prices. We also have cricket helmets, shirts, cricket trousers, cricket shoes, sweaters, baselayers, socks, caps and hats, safety equipment and teamwear in a variety of designs and sizes. Shop with us in-store or order online at www.vks.com and avail fantastic discounts on your purchase.