What a Star …. Go Smash Some Runs, Harley!

Samantha Knight and her family have been loyal customers of B3 Cricket for many years. Her Son Harley doesn’t like cricket; he absolutely loves it! Harley faces many challenges in his daily life, so when Samantha called us recently to discuss Harley’s cricket bat requirements, we were more than happy to help.   “Harley got…

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Queensland Over 40’s … They’ve Got Style!

Queensland Over 40’s take to the field in style with custom playing kits and baggy maroon caps from B3 Cricket. Like the look of their kit? We’ve got hundreds of happy customers who can attest to our quality, service, and price. Get in touch today to order your team’s new kit for 2024! Email us…

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B3 at the BA County Cricket Festivals 2023

Throughout August, we supported some of the best up and coming young players at the BA County Cricket Festivals. Brian Sullivan and his partner Jo organise the festivals in the magnificent facilities provided by Barnard Castle School and Raby Castle Cricket Ground. There are three age groups across separate weeks throughout August. Week One: Under…

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Cricket Bat Making Uncovered: The Narrow Bat Trick!

Cricket bat makers use various techniques to make a full profile, lightweight cricket bats. In this video, B3’s Managing Director, Michael Blatherwick, explains how some manufacturers make narrow, skinny bats giving the impression of a bigger, fuller profile bat at a light weight below 2Ib 10oz. A full width adult cricket bat should be 108…

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FREYA SELECTED FOR THE WORLD CUP

Last week we reported that B3 Ambassador, Paris Bowdler, will be representing Australia in the U19 Women’s T20 World Cup this month. The tournament concludes with the final on 29th January and then on the 10th February the senior Women’s T20 World Cup commences. B3 Pro Ambassador, Freya Davies has been selected for the England squad and this week she picked up her coloured pads and a new bat before…

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A YOUNG GIRL WITH A BIG DREAM

A few years ago, we started providing bats and kit to a young girl with big dreams. Well, this week, Paris Bowdler is taking a huge step in making those dreams become reality. Paris, 18, is a fantastic batter and brilliant wicket keeper. Her selection for Australian Women U19’s is the culmination of years of…

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AND THE WINNER IS ….

B3 Anniversary Prize Draw Winner Back in October, we celebrated our 10th Birthday. That’s right … we have now been making cricket bats for over 10 years! 😊 We said we were giving away an Elite Plus Series cricket bat of your choice to commemorate this milestone. Earlier this month, we drew the winner from…

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250th Anniversary of First-Class Cricket

On June 24th 1772, a Hampshire XI took on an All England XI in the first official First-Class cricket match at Broadhalfpenny Down, near Hambledon. At this time, the Hambledon Club was the acknowledged authority on the Laws of Cricket, and responsible for the development of new techniques and the laws of cricket. These varied…

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PLAI Makes Managing Your Cricket Club Easier Than Ever!

Former international and B3 Pro Ambassador is the brains behind a brand-new APP for running sports teams and clubs. Scott Mckechnie launched PLAI late last year and B3 Cricket are working closely with them to provide clubs with this fantastic new tool that will make life so much easier for players, parents, coaches, and committee…

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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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