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Bradbury Players Cricket Bat


The choice of countless International Players and regarded as the finest bat making company in the world.

Bradbury Bats first began crafting cricket bats in 1993 in Launceston, Tasmania after Paul was invited to join the Tasmanian state squad. It was there where he became good friends with Ricky Ponting, who later became a long term user of Bradbury bats.

Both Paul and Sally are virtually self-taught in the crafting of cricket bats. They use English willow and mostly antique tools such as the block plane, draw knife and spokeshave. Another unusual technique used to polish the bats, is a horses shinbone.

After two years in Tasmania, the batmakers returned to Fremantle, Western Australia and later expanded to a more convenient workshop. It is at this time when the likes of Steve Waugh and Shane Warne joined Ricky as regular customers.