Our Series Range Described in Video
The 2023 Series Range Videos This week we published eight short videos to show off our 2023 Series Range to help you find the one that’s right for you. B3’s unique manufacturing process and state of the art factory in Nottingham, means that we are able to precision engineer our bats to your exact specifications.…Read More
UK distributor of Roland Butcher Cricket Training Bats
Throughout his 20-year First Class and International playing career, Roland Butcher struggled with balls which came back into him. This was a problem that he was unable to solve during his playing career and in retirement, it weighed heavily on his mind. As Roland entered life as a coach, he began to research the issue…Read More
It’s All Happening Here At B3
A lot is happening here at B3, and within the next few weeks, we will launch our brand new website and fantsatsic new stickers. The New Website This October will be our 10th Anniversary, and although we have made some minor changes to the website over the years, it’s still pretty much the same in…Read More
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…Read More
Bat First – a new division of B3 cricket!
In February we launched a new division of B3 – Bat First Cricket! Whilst we are famous for our own English made cricket bats, we are often asked if we can source other brands, especially the most popular Asian made cricket bats. As the saying goes, ‘the customer is king’, so we to we decided…Read More
Is your club fed up with your teamwear supplier?
Poor Quality? Slow service? Lack of stock? Overpriced? If you can answer yes to any of the above, then read on: For five seasons now, B3 has partnered with Stuart Surridge to provide our B3 Managed Teamwear Service.We keep the prices low and the service high. Here’s what you get from B3 teamwear in conjunction…Read More
How to Oil a Cricket Bat
Oiling is an essential part of keeping your cricket bat in tip-top condition. To learn more about how to oil your cricket bat the right way, watch the video below.Read More
Fitting a protective cover/scuff sheet to a cricket bat ….. the right way!
WATCH THE VIDEO Here’s your step by step checklist Step 1 – Place the bat face down in the centre of the scuff sheet. Step 2 – Trace the toe outline on the bottom edge of the scuff sheet. Step 3 – Mark the scuff sheet top edge just below the bat stickers. Step 4…Read More
B3 Cricket – Our Willow Grading Explained
Here at B3 Cricket we only make our bats out of the very finest English willow sourced from the world’s top willow merchants, J.S. Wright & Sons. We only take their top 3 grades and do not use inferior grades. This policy protects B3 customers and ensures the highest quality finish and performance when choosing…Read More
Full Colour Kits from SS – Great Choice, Great Value!
B3 Teamwear have been working exclusively with Stuart Surridge to offer clubs a fantastic deal on playing kit and teamwear. “The reason we started B3 Teamwear is because many customers told us their current suppliers were both unreliable and expensive,” explains B3’s Managing Director, Michael Blatherwick. “We also found a lot of clubs wanted coloured…Read More