AC Excalibur Limited Edition Bat

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To celebrate the career of Sir Alastair Cook, Gray-Nicolls has created a limited edition bat that charts the entire Test career of England's finest batsmen. Just 33 AC Excalibur cricket bats have been created, one for each of Cook's Test centuries.

Mid-bladed, and balanced with an offset profile for a sustained sweet-spot, the ‘AC Excalibur’ offers an unrivalled consistency, befitting the pedigree of its namesake.

Branded with both Gray-Nicolls' iconic red 'flash' and the insignia of the ‘AC Excalibur’, the blade represents a stunning fusion of form and function. From the dynamics of the bat, to the Arthurian inspired crest, every aspect has been lovingly considered.

This attention to detail is encapsulated on the spine of the bat with a unique set of decals that will leave cricket aficionados in their element, as each of Cook’s thirty-three Test centuries is listed, along with the date it was achieved and the opponent it was scored against. This story of Cook’s England career is then completed with a full statistical analysis of his time at the crease.

Made from Players' grade willow, the AC Excalibur cricket bat offers unblemished willow, coupled with fantastic performance. Weight for these bats will be between 2lb9 and 2lb 12oz.

Celebrate the career of Alastair Cook with this special collector's item.

Please note, discount codes cannot be used on the AC Excalibur Limited Edition bat.

  • AC Excalibur limited edition design with silver and black checked stickers and Arthurian inspired crest
  • Mid-blade swell for players of all styles, promising a sustained sweet spot across the blade
  • Balanced pick-up and slightly off-set profile cater to all cricketers
  • Just one of 33 bats available
  • Hand-crafted by our master bat makers
  • Quality controlled in Robertsbridge
  • Made with the most exceptional quality English willow
  • Weight Range: Senior 2lb 7oz - 2lb 12oz
  • Finish: Natural blade

Delivery Details

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UK customers get FAST & FREE shipping via UPS or DPD - usually with you in 2 working days.

Rates for international shipments vary depending on country. See our delivery page for more information

Returns

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We offer a 30 day window to return your product.

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Bats Size Guide

Picking the right bat for you

Picking the right bat for you

When selecting a cricket bat, it's crucial that you pick one that is the correct size for the player. If it's too small or too big, batting will be uncomfortable and performance will be compromised.

Bat size is based on the height of the player. Take a look at our handy Size Guide to see which bat size you should choose.

SH = Short Handle

LH = Long Handle

LB = Long Blade

SM = Small Men's

Bat Weights

Use our weight ranges to see which bat you should buy.

If you need to send your cricket bat back to us for any reason, please use our returns service 

AC Excalibur Limited Edition Bat

AC Excalibur Limited Edition Bat

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Common Questions

How do I care for my bat?

We recommend knocking your cricket bat in before use. You may also want to add a layer of linseed oil. Store your bat in a dry place when not in use.

See our blog on how to care for your new cricket bat including tips on adding linseed oil and replacing scuff sheets here.

How do I knock my bat in?

Using an old ball in a sock or a Deluxe Bat Mallet, hit the face of your cricket bat to condition the wood. You can also hit the edges of the bat with glancing blows, and gently hit the toe. You do not need to knock in the splice (top) of the bat.

Watch our knocking-in guide here

What size bat do I need?

Please refer to our bat size guide to determine the size of the bat you require.

To see all of our size guides, click here.

What weight do I need?

The weight of your bat will mostly be dependent on what size bat you have. A junior bat will weigh between 1lb 11oz and 2lb 6oz, whereas adult bats range from around 2lb7 oz to 2lb 12oz.

What weight are our bats?

Size 0 -1lb10oz - 1lb13oz

Size 1: 1lb11oz - 1lb14oz

Size 2: 1lb12oz -1lb15oz

Size 3: 1lb13oz - 2lb

Size 4: 1lb14oz - 2lb1oz

Size 5: 2lb - 2lb 3oz

Size 6: 2lb1oz - 2lb4oz

Harrow: 2lb3oz - 2lb6oz

Short Handle: 2lb7oz - 2lb12oz

Pro Performance: 2lb7oz - 3lb0oz

5 Star Lite: 2lb - 2lb12oz

Size 6: 2lb1oz -2lb4oz

Harrow: 2lb3oz - 2lb6oz

SMH: 2lb4oz - 2lb7oz

SH: 2lb7oz -2lb12oz

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