All About Kookabuura Cricket Bats for 2018

Kookaburra Cricket equipment manufacturing company  is doing lots of research on bat profile ,its shape and manufacturing technologies to create best in class cricket bats for professional to  beginner level of players. In this blog we are listing the Kookaburra cricket bats technologies and different series comes in kookaburra cricket bats.

But before we start, let us first understand, what are the differences in English Willow and Kashmir Willow Cricket bats:

  1. Grains are very clear in English willow while it’s not clear and straight in Kashmir Willow.
  2. English Willow Offers Better Compressibility thus it gives better ping
  3.  English Willow is lightweight in Nature
  4. Punch or Ping of Bat , English willow offers better ping
  5. Moisture Level of Willow, English willow offers better moisture level thus, offers better durability.

 

Latest 2018, Cricket bat technologies in Kookaburra Bats 

Hand Crafted:

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KOOKABURRA HAND CRAFTED CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_1

Nowadays, lots of bat manufactures starts using the CNC machine bat marking technique but Kookaburra believe that each cleft is different from another and required different processes to prepare it. This is why, Kookaburra still focus on conventional manufacturing technique to prepare the bat.

Each bat at Kookaburra is prepared by skilled workforce of Kookaburra to offer best in class performance.

Big Edge:

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KOOKABURRA BIG EDGE CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_2

Big edge is something which a player always wants to maximize. With new ICC rules , now manufacture need to restrict the edge thickness up to 40 mm only. Kookaburra used different technique to improve the power of bat. They use enlarge edge profile so that player will get better power even if ball hits off center. Maximum edge profile span is sued which allow edge profile to extend towards toe and shoulder of bat.

Super Spine:

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Spine is back profile of bat and player wants this profile to be as maximum as it can be possible. In order to get better profile and balance it is matter of great man skills to produce bat with better spine without compromising the balance of bat. In order to achieve it, Kookaburra used super spine concept to produce maximum spine without compromising its balance.

Flat Face:

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KOOKABURRA FLAT FACE CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_4

In order to get maximum wood behind the bat, usually manufacture needs to curve the bat face. Kookaburra uses, Flat face with maximum wood behind the bat. The combination of flat face and good wood behind the bat offers superb power from bat face. Flat face also offers better bat stability and durability.

POWER DRIVE:

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KOOKABURRA POWER DRIVE CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_5

Handle is important part of cricket bat as player hold the bat with handle. Flexibility and rigidity of bat handle should be optimum so that player can transfer the maximum power to ball. Kookaburra used state of the art power drive technique to build the better handle. In this, bat handle is made of selective canes (which can sustain more impact load) with rubber lamination technique. In rubber lamination technique, canes are laminated with each other using rubber strips. This technique offers better rigidity and flexibility for power pack performance.

Angled Toe:

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Lots of manufacturer used flat toe which sometimes create problem in sitting the bat on pitch during stance. Kookaburra used angled toe which give slight angle to toe so that it take natural angle during stance.

Naturally Dried:

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KOOKABURRA NATURALLY DRIED CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_7

Naturally dried technique is considered as best technique to dry the willow. In this process, willow is process naturally into air and allows the removal of moisture in natural way. This gives best willow for durable performance with better ping from the bat.

Kookaburra Pre Processed Bat:

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Knocking is an important part of bat preparation. Kookaburra offers KPP bat in which bat is knocked with manual technique. This allow player to use Kookaburra bat with little or no knocking at home. Knocking is very important step to improve the performance of bat.

Xtrem Grip:

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KOOKABURRA XTREME GRIP CRICKET BAT TECHNOLOGY_9

Kookaburra used angular nodule construction of bat grip at top hand. Angular nodule construction helps in better top hand support. Kookaburra used rotation shape grip for bottom hand to offer better control.

List of Different Series in Kookaburra Bats:

Kahuna Series:

Kahuna series is one of the iconic series of bat from kookaburra. This series bats are endorsed by lots of international cricket players.

Following are the key characteristics of Kahuna Series:

  • It is mid sweet spot cricket bat which is suitable for all round type of players.
  • Kookaburra used big edge concept in which edge of bat is around 38 to 41 mm with max possible span extended to tow and shoulder of bat.
  • Kookaburra used flat face profile for Kahuna series for maximum power.
  • Super spine concept is used for all Kahuna series bats which offer better spine profile.
  • Weight of all Kahuna series bat varies from 2.8 Lbs to 2.11 lbs.
  • Kahuna series bats are suitable for all round type of player, its mid sweet spot helps in playing shots of front foot.

Different Bats in Kahuna Series:

Different Bats in KAHUNA Series

Different Bats in KAHUNA Series

Kookaburra Kahuna 350: Kahuna 350 bat is next upgradation of Kahuna series from Kahuna 150. THis bat is developed with hand selected grade 2 English willow (Only selected and high quality grade 2 willow by hand selected technique). It is mid sweet spot and big edge cricket bat suitable for pro players who already tried kahuna 150 bat and wants to upgrade it. Bat profile is full back which gives huge and massive sweet spot with maximum span towards toe and shoulder of the bat. With this type of configuration , cricket player will get huge power on shots.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Kahuna 150 : This bat is developed for intermediate Cricket players. Kahuna Series is endorsed by Brad Haddin (Professional player ) ,Martin Guptill and AB De Villiers. This bat is developed with grade 2 English Willow with naturally dried technique. Kookaburra used flat face in this bat which generate maximum power on shots.Its mid sweet spot position cricket bat which gives light weight bat feel. Spine profile is 64 mm from base line while edge thickness is around 36 to 40 mm.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Kahuna Players: Kookaburra Kahuna Players English Willow cricket bat is limited edition and top end model from Kahuna series which is endorsed by Ricky Ponting. With Top Quality Unbleached English Willow, Kahuna Players will provide test match quality performance and superb power & control which cricket players always search in a bat. Kahuna Players cricket bat with mid position sweet spot and edge thickness of 38 mm gives perfect blend of power and aggression. Kahuna Players collection is suitable for advance and club players.This bat is developed by master bat maker with high quality standards of Kookaburra to deliver test level performance and ODI level strike rate. With Flat “power plus” face and thicker edges, cricketer will get extra benefits which can be capitalized to score more runs.Click here to Buy Now

INSTINCT Series:

Instinct series if mid to low sweet spot position bats suitable for attacking players.

Following are the key characteristics of Instinct Series:

  • It is mid to low sweet spot cricket bat which is suitable for attacking type of players.
  • Kookaburra used big edge concept in which edge of bat is around 38 to 41 mm with max possible span extended to tow and shoulder of bat.
  • Kookaburra used flat face profile for Instinct series for maximum power.
  • Super spine concept is used for all Instinct series bats which offer better spine profile.
  • Weight of all Instinct series bat varies from 2.8 Lbs to 2.11 lbs.
  • Instinct series bats are suitable for attacking type of player, its mid sweet spot helps in playing shots of front foot.

Different Bats in Instinct Series

Different Bats in INSTINCT Series

Different Bats in INSTINCT Series

Kookaburra Instinct 300 Cricket Bat:

Kookaburra Instinct 300 bat is Power drive 12 Piece Sarawak Cane Round Handle for strength and flexibility.The Kookaburra Instinct 300 English Willow Cricket Bat is made of hand selected unbleached top grade willow with naturally air dried process.Kookaburra Instinct 300 Cricket Bat is developed with super spine concept. Super spine is the concept which is developed on top of the traditional bat spine. This spine combines with big edge of bat and gives super power on shots.It is a mid sweet spot positioned bat with big edge (40 to 42 mm), With full back profile .This bat is developed with grade 1 and player will get 6-9 grains.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Instinct 800 Cricket Bat:

BRAND NEW for 2015. Kookaburra have introduced the Instinct. Conceived from the ground up to be the game changing element in any side, Instinct has been carefully designed and developed for the modern day format. Utilizing a full bodied Kookaburra power profile and huge Super Spine, the Instinct’s remarkably lightweight pick-up is outstanding.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Instinct 500 Cricket Bat:

BRAND NEW for 2015. Kookaburra have introduced the Instinct. Conceived from the ground up to be the game changing element in any side, Instinct has been carefully designed and developed for the modern day format. Utilizing a full bodied Kookaburra power profile and huge Super Spine, the Instinct’s remarkably lightweight pick-up is outstanding.Click here to Buy Now

CADEJO Series:

CADEJO series is used one of most powerful profile for bat manufacturing.

Following are the key characteristics of CADEJO Series:

  • It is mid sweet spot cricket bat which is suitable for all round type of players.
  • Kookaburra used big edge concept in which edge of bat is around 38 to 41 mm with max possible span extended to tow and shoulder of bat.
  • Kookaburra used flat face profile for CADEJO series for maximum power.
  • Super spine concept is used for all CADEJO series bats which offer better spine profile.
  • Weight of all CADEJO series bat varies from 2.8 Lbs to 2.11 lbs.

Different Bats in CADEJO Series

Different Bats in CADEJO Series

Different Bats in CADEJO Series

Kookaburra Cadejo 450 Cricket Bat:

Kookaburra Cadejo 450 bat is Power drive 12 Piece Sarawak Cane Round Handle for strength and flexibility.The Kookaburra Cadejo 450 Cricket Bat is made of hand selected unbleached top grade willow with naturally air dried process.Kookaburra Cadejo Players Cricket Bat is developed with super spine concept. Super spine is the concept which is developed on top of the traditional bat spine. This spine combines with big edge of bat and gives super power on shots.It is a mid sweet spot positioned bat with big edge (40 to 42 mm), With full back profile .This bat is developed with grade 1 and player will get 7-9 grains.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Cadejo 350 Cricket Bat:

BRAND NEW for 2015. Kookaburra has released their inner demon…introducing Cadejo! Using one of Kookaburra’s most effective powerful profiles ever produced, the Cadejo is poised for impact.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Cadejo Players Cricket Bat:

Kookaburra Cadejo Players bat is Power drive 12 Piece Sarawak Cane Round Handle for strength and flexibility.The Kookaburra Cadejo Players Cricket Bat is made of hand selected unbleached top grade willow with naturally air dried process.Kookaburra Cadejo Players Cricket Bat is developed with super spine concept. Super spine is the concept which is developed on top of the traditional bat spine. This spine combines with big edge of bat and gives super power on shots.It is a mid sweet spot positioned bat with big edge (40 to 42 mm), With full back profile .This bat is developed with grade 1 and player will get 7-9 grains.Click here to Buy Now

ROYALE Series:

Royale series is endorsed by Glenn Maxwell. Its profile and shape is developed for innovative players. It is light weight English willow bat suitable for all round type innovative players.

Following are the key characteristics of ROYALE Series:

  • It is mid sweet spot cricket bat which is suitable for all round type of players.
  • Kookaburra used big edge concept in which edge of bat is around 38 to 41 mm with max possible span extended to tow and shoulder of bat.
  • Kookaburra used flat face profile for ROYALE series for maximum power.
  • Super spine concept is used for all ROYALE series bats which offer better spine profile.
  • Weight of all ROYALE series bat varies from 2.8 Lbs to 2.11 lbs.

Different Bats in ROYALE Series

Different Bats in ROYALE Series

Different Bats in ROYALE Series

Kookaburra Royale Players Cricket Bat:

Kookaburra Royale Players bat is Power drive 12 Piece Sarawak Cane Round Handle for strength and flexibility.The Kookaburra Royale Players Cricket Bat is made of hand selected unbleached top grade willow with naturally air dried process. Kookaburra Royale Players Cricket Bat is developed with super spine concept. Super spine is the concept which is developed on top of the traditional bat spine. This spine combines with big edge of bat and gives super power on shots. It is a mid sweet spot positioned bat with big edge (40 to 42 mm), With full back profile .This bat is developed with grade 1 and player will get 7-9 grains.Click here to Buy Now

Verve Series:

Verve series is endorsed by JOS BUTTLER. Its profile and shape is developed for modern game T20 cricket matches.

Following are the key characteristics of Verve Series:

  • It is mid sweet spot cricket bat which is suitable for all round type of players.
  • Kookaburra used big edge concept in which edge of bat is around 38 to 41 mm with max possible span extended to tow and shoulder of bat.
  • Kookaburra used flat face profile for Verve series for maximum power.
  • Super spine concept is used for all Verve series bats which offer better spine profile.
  • Weight of all Verve series bat varies from 2.8 Lbs to 2.11 lbs.

Different Bats in Verve Series

Different Bats in VERVE Series

Different Bats in VERVE Series

Kookaburra Verve 400 Cricket Bat:

Verve 400 bat is endorsed by Jos Buttler.Developed with grade 1 english willow and Kookaburra standard willow drying technique.Player will get 6 to 9 straight grains in this bat. Grain profile and its property will be clean and clear. This kookaburra bat is designed by considering the mordden cricket game need which required the lightweight bat profile.Click here to Buy Now

Kookaburra Verve 100 Cricket Bat:

Kookaburra Verve 100 Cricket bat is Power drive-12 Piece Sarawak Cane Round Handle for strength and flexibility.The Kookaburra Verve 100 Cricket Bat is made of hand selected unbleached top grade willow with naturally air dried process.Super spine is the concept which is developed on top of the traditional bat spine. This spine combines with big edge of bat and gives super power on shots.It is a mid sweet spot positioned bat with big edge (34 to 41 mm), With full back profile .This bat is developed with grade 2 and player will get 4-7 grains.Click here to Buy Now

Additional help for How to care the Cricket bats:

Proper care of English Willow bat helps in increasing the performance and its life. Bat care includes following two steps:

  • Bat Oiling
  • Bat Knocking

Oiling of a English Willow Cricket Bat

Oiling of bat is very important and it is the first part of Cricket bat seasoning. Take 2 to 3 caps of linseed oil and gentle apply it on bat face, edge and backside. Use cotton to dip the linseed oil and then apply it gentle to bat faces. Use 2 to 3 coat of bat oil to do oiling and keep the bat for 24 hrs to absorb it to bat grains.

Bat oil make grains and fibers softer for knocking process. For English willow bat, Bat oiling is very important to lock the moisture inside the bat . Oil surface on bat lock the moisture content and keep them inside for durability. We all know that a dry willow is very fragile.

So Oiling of Bat performs two critical functions:

1.It softens the grains and fiber of Willow which helps in proper Knocking.

2.Bat oil locks the moisture contents inside the bat face so that moisture so those bats can performance better for extended use.

Knocking of English Willow Cricket Bat

Knocking of bat is the process in which a bat mallet is used to knock the bat. Bat mallet is made of wood and player needs to manually hit the bat face with mallet to make the bat surface hard. Knocking process should be done at least 24 hrs times to get best performance from bat. Knocking helps in improving the grain profile of bat which make further compress the willow.

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