The blade of the bat shall be made solely of wood and shall not exceed 4 1/4 in/10.8cm at the widest part. There is no regulation limiting the length of the handle, except that convention holds a short handle at 11 inches. As a regular bat is generally no more than 33.5 inches, so you can safely say a long handle may be between 11 and 14 inches ...
It's a way of working out which size of bat you need. If you are an adult and are less than six foot tall then you will probably want a short handle bat, which is the standard adult size cricket bat. If you are six foot tall or over then you will probably be more comfortable with a long handle bat.
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Similarly, a professional player should also choose an optimum bat according to his style and height. The sizes available in a cricket bat are size 0 to 6 for junior players. While for seniors and professional players bats categorized as Harrow, Small Men, Short Handle, and Long Handle are available. A brief description of these is given below.
Long handle cricket bats are used by cricket players with 6+ feet height. Short handle cricket bats are widely used by cricket players. It would normally be advisable for cricket players to choose a short handled cricket bat for increased control. Cricket Bat Grips are found over the handle of the cricket bat. Cricket bat grips are made of rubber and composites.
Long handle or short handle? Long handles are not very popular these days. If you are however quite tall and play your shots standing upright, a long handle bat is quite good as you will use the middle a lot more than with a short handled one. Where do you prefer the sweet spot to be? Some players like it low, some like the sweet spot to be in the middle, some like it to be evenly spread.
But what exactly is a Long Blade cricket bat, and how is it different to a Long Handle? Well, the name should give it away! Both bats are the same overall length (34 3/8”) which is 7/8” (2.2cm) longer than a Short Handle bat, but the extra length is in the blade, not the handle.
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Available in short handle, long blade and long handle sizes. This bat is available in size 6 and normal short handle full size for adults. Oiling and Knocking Service on cricket bats will take additional 5 days with our process using hand knocking with the combination of ball mallet and wooden hammer ballet.