CRICKET BAT SIZE GUIDE
Choosing the correct size bat is vital for the proper technical development of young cricketers. It is important that the bat is not too long and more importantly not too heavy to hinder correct stroke play and good technique. Junior bats are scaled down in size and weight to meet this important requirement. Below is an accurate guide to help you choose an accurate size for a junior cricketer.
|BAT SIZE||APPROX. AGE||HEIGHT OF BATSMAN||BAT LENGTH||BAT WIDTH|
|1||4-5 Years Old||Up to 4ft 3inches||25 1/4 inches||3 1/2 inches|
|2||6-7 Years Old||4ft 3" - 4ft 6"||27 3/4 inches||3 1/2 inches|
|3||8-9 Years Old||4ft 6" - 4ft 9"||28 3/4 inches||3 3/4 inches|
|4||9-10 Years Old||4ft 9" - 4ft 11"||29 3/4 inches||3 3/4 inches|
|5||10-11 Years Old||4ft 11" - 5ft 2"||30 3/4 inches||4 inches|
|6||11-13 Years Old||5ft 2" - 5ft 5"||31 3/4 inches||4 inches|
|HARROW||12-14 Years Old||5ft 5" - 5ft 8"||32 3/4 inches||4 1/6 inches|
|FULL SIZE (Short Handle)||15+ Years Old||5ft 8" - 6ft 3"||33 1/2 inches||4 1/4 inches|
|FULL SIZE (Long Handle/Blade)||15+Years Old||6ft 3" and above||34 3/8 inches||4 1/4 inches|
BATTING PADS SIZE GUIDE
The measurement to take here is from the centre of the knee cap to the top of the foot (where the tongue of your shoe would fit). Sizes can vary slightly from one manufacturer to another, but this guide should give you a good idea.
|SMALL BOYS||30 - 32cm|
|BOYS||32 - 35cm|
|YOUTHS/SMALL MENS||36 - 38cm|
|MENS||39 - 43cm|
|LARGE MENS||44 - 48cm|
BATTING/WICKET KEEPING GLOVES SIZE GUIDE
The measurement to take here is from the start of the wrist to the tip of your middle finger (the longest one) in a straight line. Gloves can also vary slightly from one manufacturer to another, but this guide should help.