'New type of' bat ????

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 Wil this be the next 'combat' as used by Dennis Lillee...

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Interesting! Remember


Remember this:

In 2005, Kookaburra released a new type of bat that a Carbon fiber-reinforced polymer support down the spine of the bat. It was put on the bat to provide more support to the spine and blade of the bat, thus prolonging the life of the bat. The first player to use this new bat in international cricket was Australian Ricky Ponting. However this innovation in cricketing technology was controversially banned by the ICC [7] as they were advised by the MCC that it unfairly gave more power in the shot and was unfair in competition as not all players had access to this new technology. But this was not taken lightly by Australian media as Ponting had scored plenty of runs since he started to use his new bat and English reporters blamed this on his new, 'unfair' piece of technology in his bat.


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the black backed bat?

Was it Pontings bat which had a carbon-fibre like back?? I think I remember that one!!

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mongoose bat

I do remember the bat which is being used by the former Australian cricketer Mathew haiden.He launched the bat on IPL. The bat was named mongoose having long handle as long as the blade.The bat just dissipated since Haiden left IPL

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