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How to Size a Child’s Cricket Bat

 
By Sara . Updated: January 20, 2017
How to Size a Child’s Cricket Bat

Cricket is such a popular sport all over the world that the status of an international cricketer is no less than a celebrity. This is why every child wants to grow up and be a successful cricketer. For a child to perfect this sport, he needs hard work, talent and a good cricket kit. So, it is the responsibility of the parents to replace their child’s toy store cricket bat with the right bat as they grow. While buying a cricket bat for one's child, one should keep in mind that size and weight of cricket bat matters a lot. If you are confused as to how to size a child’s cricket bat then keep reading this oneHOWTO article.

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Size 0

Size 0 cricket bats are the smallest size bat available in market. It is usually recommended for kids who are younger than 4 years and less than 4 feet height. Measure your child's height to know if size 0 is the right cricket bat for him.

Size 1

Size 1 bats are recommended for kids between 4 to 5 years of age. Their height should be in the range of 4’ to 4’3” i.e. 122 to 130 cm. The length and width of Size 1 bat is 25 ¼” and 3 ½” respectively.

How to Size a Child’s Cricket Bat - Size 1
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Size 2

Size 2 bats are recommended for kids whose age lies between 6 to 7 years and their height is in the range of 4’3” to 4’6” (130 – 137 cm). The length of Size 2 bat is 27 ¾” and width is 3 ½” respectively.

Size 3

Size 3 bats are best for 8 years old kids. Their height is usually in the range of 4’6” to 4’9” i.e. 137 to 144 cm. The length and width of Size 3 bat is 28 ¾” and 3 ¾” respectively.

Size 4

Size 4 bats are recommended for kids whose age lies between 9 to 11 years and their height is in the range of 4’9” to 4’11” (144 – 150 cm). The length of Size 4 bat is 29 ¾” and width is 3 ¾” respectively.

Size 5

Size 5 bats are recommended for kids between 10 to 12 years of age. Their height should be in the range of 4’11” to 5’2” i.e. 150 to 157 cm. The length and width of Size 5 bat is 30 ¾” and 4” respectively.

Size 6

Size 6 bats are recommended for kids whose age lies between 11 to 13 years and their height is in the range of 5’2” to 5’4” (157 – 163 cm). The length of a Size 6 bat is 31 ¾” and width is 4” respectively.

Harrow

Children between 13 to 15 years of age whose height is between 5’4” to 5’8” (163 to 168 cm) are recommended to play with Harrow. The length and width of Harrow is 32 ¾” and 4 1/6” respectively.

Full Short Handle

Players above 15 years of age whose height is between 5’9” to 6’2” are recommended to use Full Short Handle bat.

How to Size a Child’s Cricket Bat - Full Short Handle

Full Long Handle

Players above 15 years of age whose height is more than 6’2” are recommended to use Full Short Handle bat.

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