SS Gladiator is a premium quality hand selected Player Grade English Willow bat with superfine clean grains. The bat is made from exactly the same willow used for Top Players. This bat is traditionally handcrafted as requirment of international players like Dinesh Kartik and Moeen Ali and has with ultimate balance and superb performance, an enormous sweet spot and massive edges which provides awesome power in the striking area.
- SWEET SPOT POSITION = Mid to low: This is world class professional bat at its own. This means you can enjoy strokes on the front and back foot on all types of wickets This popular sweet spot position creates a balanced pickup.
- BOW = Slight Bow: This is a combination between the traditional and large bow which is the most common when making a cricket bat. A more pronounced bow enabling the sweet spot to be lower on the blade, ideal for play on slow and low pitches.
- EDGES = Big: Close to 40mm conclave edges (for Senior Size), this bat has plenty of willow which makes it perfect for power hitting.
- PROFILE SHAPE = Full Profile Min Concaving: The bat has very limited wood taken out the back of the bat, therefore the wood is left where it really matters to ensure the utmost ping. It is someone that is looking at ultimate power at the forefront, then this shape may suit. The pickup will still be nice and balanced and feel superb in the hands. This is the shape that most pro’s like especially in the ODI/T20 format due to the value for strokes you receive with this profile.
- FACE = Flat Face: It is done to give the appearance of the big bats we all know today. It allows the bat maker to press the bat lighter and get great ping in the sweet spot. It takes a touch longer for the bat to 'open up' but once it does the ball stays hit.
- TOE = Flat with little Round: A Unique shaped toe is the most demanded toe shape used by players and in general will help prevent damage of the bat toe particular if you are a constant crease tapper.