Howzat! 8 best cricket bats

As England take on India at Trent Bridge, here is our pick of the high-performing bats to help you up your run-count this summer 

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The sun’s out, the cricket’s on TV and now's the time to get out there and take your game up a gear - with the right bat for the job.

Here, reviews editor at All Out Cricket magazine Ed Kemp picks out 10 options for players looking to notch up the runs this season.



For a more serious cricketer who’s after something high-performing but with a modern flash, the Mongoose bat is an ideal option.

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1. Woodstock Airstream Platinum, £235

2. Mongoose ReBEL Super Premium, £365

3. Newbery Kudos, £225

4. Spartan MC LE, £450

5. Laver & Wood Signature, £650

6. Salix Supernatural Players, from £244.99

7. Shark Great White 5 Fin, £195

8. M&H CK22, £425

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