Getting the Wright Willow for B3 Cricket Bats

J.S. Wrights are world renowned as the best in the business when it comes to producing cricket bat willow. The business started in Little Leighs in Essex in 1894 and is still owner managed by the same family. Our M.D., Michael Blatherwick, met up with Jeremy Ruggles who is the M.D. of Wrights for the…

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OUR OPEN HOURS HAVE CHANGED

Our new open hours are as follows: Monday: 09:00 – 17:00 Tuesday: 09:00 – 17:00 Wednesday: 09:00 – 17:00 Thursday: 09:00 – 20:00 Friday: 09:00 – 17:00 Saturday: 09:00 – 11:00 Sunday: Closed

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B3 HONOURS BOARD, LUCA MAKES HISTORY

Having been accepted on the B3 Cricket Ambassador Programme, Luca Pemberton first visited B3 with his Mum back in 2019. After a COVID hit 2020 season, which was challenging for cricket in general, 2021 has been a stellar year for the up and coming youngster. Playing for Delph Cricket Club in a friendly game against…

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Outstanding Achievement, Congratulations Elliott

Modern-day cricket requires cricketers not only to excel at batting and bowling but also in the field. With the above in mind, we would like to congratulate young 8-year-old Elliott Biddlecombe. Elliott won ’fielder of the year’ for Beacon Cricket Club (Staffs) under 10’s, a side that is 2 years his senior. In a personal…

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B3 Partners with Lincolnshire Cricket

B3 have signed a 3-year deal to work with Lincolnshire County Cricket to help clubs and players throughout the county. “We are delighted to formalise our partnership with B3 to give both our coaches and players access to top-quality equipment. B3 already work with a lot of our players, and their reputation for bats and…

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Cricket Kindness 2021 Cricket Gear Appeal

Let your old cricket gear bring a smile to the faces of those less fortunate! B3 Cricket are pleased to team up with Cricket Kindness to provide a collection hub in Nottingham where you can drop off all your pre-loved cricket gear. The Cricket Kindness Project up-cycles masses of cricket equipment every year and raises…

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Equipped to Make the Most of Their Opportunities!

We always enjoy welcoming young cricketers and their parents/grand parents to our factory in Nottingham. With pre-season training in full swing and the new English cricket season just a few months away, the February half term is always a busy week for us at B3. For a young cricketer, the size and weight of a…

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Helping You Solve the Teamwear Conundrum!

When I started playing senior league cricket back in the 1980s, it was amazing what was deemed acceptable in terms of cricket clothing! The closest we got to having a team kit was a knitted sweater with the club badge on it. Everything else, shirt, trousers (or dare I say flannels?) were as you bought…

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Steve Smith Visits B3!

B3 are the official ‘Bat Repair Partner’ for New Balance in the UK carrying out all their repair and warranty work. As such, in late August, we were asked if we could help Australian batsman, Steve Smith, fine tune some of his match bats. At the time, the Aussies were close by, just up the…

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B3 Cricket School – February Half Term Hardball Cricket Course

Calculate your perfect cricket bat

Dates: Tuesday 19th & Thursday 21st Location: B3 Cricket, Bolsover St., Hucknall, Nottingham. NG15 7TZ Times: 10am – 1pm (3-hour session) Group Size: 8-12 Head Coach: Sam Grieg ECB level 2 coach with all appropriate DBS and first aid certifications. Price: £15 per session or £25 for both. Who’s It For: Boys and girls currently…

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