Salix Pod Marque (2018) Cricket Bat
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Salix Pod Marque (2018) Cricket Bat

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From £359.99 (FREE UK Delivery)
RRP: £420.00 You Save: £60.01 (14%)
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  • AVAILABLE WEIGHTS: 2lb 8oz & 2lb 9oz.
  • Ranked the Number 1 "Best Overall" Cricket Bat in The Cricketer magazine's 2018 Good Gear Guide!
  • Handmade in England, from specially selected Grade 1 English Willow.
  • NEW LABELS DESIGN FOR 2018, with new chrome bladed labels and metallic blue embossed SALIX.
  • Traditional (rounder) Face Profile.
  • Standard Shoulder Line.
  • Full Backed Profile.
  • Substantial Edges.
  • Deep, Long Bow.
  • Mid to Low Middle & Driving Area.
  • Unique Salix CRC Oval Handle.
  • For skilled batsmen who are comfortable off both the front and back foot.
  • Highest Level of English artisan batmaking: individually handmade by Salix.
  • CNC free: individual in-house pressing and processing, from cleft to bat.
  • Salix 'Workshop Prepared' with Clear Anti-Scuff Sheet fitted.
  • Bat Vax toe dipped: especially developed natural, plant based sealer to help prevent water ingress, sealing end grain to protect against cracks.
  • Trademark Salix Angled Toe and blended edges - to minimise tapping and running in damage, in conjunction with the player’s care and maintenance regime.

The archetypal handmade English bat with an indulgently large profile, pitch perfect balance and stunning performance.  The work of Salix artisan hand making and individual treatment at every stage, from cleft to bat. 

Traditional faced yet still bowed with a long, deep, mid driving area and impossibly thick edges, the Grade 1 Pod Marque Cricket Bat has a full backed profile, giving both depth and mass through the bat’s core.  The result is the greatest and most rewarding playing surface, with the lightest pick up and superb manoeuvrability.  Every angle is precisely shaped and smoothed through Salix's unique sanding, so the bat undulates in form - more sculpture than carpentry. 

The Salix Pod Marque Cricket Bat is performance in its highest state and has received critical acclaim already in 2018: Ranked the Number 1 "Best Overall" Cricket Bat in The Cricketer magazine's 2018 Good Gear Guide!

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Express deliveries to UK Mainland addresses will be dispatched within 1-2 working days and will always be trackable.  Please allow an extra 1-2 days for delivery if you have chosen the cheaper Standard Delivery option, which may not be trackable.  If you have ordered a cricket bat with the “knocking-in" service, we ask that you allow an extra 10-14 days for dispatch, or at peak periods (March-July) it can sometimes be up to a week longer.

UK Mainland, UK Non-Mainland and Northern Ireland orders up to the value of £19.99 will be charged £2.99 for Standard Delivery (usually arrives within 3-4 days) or £6.99 for Express Delivery (usually arrives within 1-2 days), and orders between £20 and £49.99 are £5.50 Standard Delivery and £8.99 for Express Delivery.  If your order value is £50 or more, delivery (either Standard or Express service) will be free.

For orders outside of the UK, we offer a ship by weight service, meaning your shipping cost will be calculated at checkout based purely on the total weight of the products ordered.  A few (Standard Delivery) examples are as follows:

Cricket Ball to Europe: £9.00

Cricket Ball to USA: £10.00

Cricket Ball to Australia/India/New Zealand: £10.00

Batting Gloves to Europe: £12.00

Batting Gloves to USA: £11.00

Batting Gloves to Australia/India/New Zealand: £15.00

Cricket Bat to USA: £12.50

Cricket Bat to Canada: £25.00

Cricket Bat to Europe: £15.00

Cricket Bat to Australia/India/New Zealand: £30.00

Adult Wheelie/Stand-Up Bag to USA: £60.00

Adult Wheelie/Stand-Up Bag to Europe: £50.00

Batting Pads to Australia/India/New Zealand: £55.00

Batting Pads to Europe: £20.00

Batting Pads to USA: £40.00

Please note that some Standard Delivery orders outside of the UK will not be trackable, but all Express Delivery orders will be.  All 1kg+ orders outside of Europe are sent via air freight couriers (usually DHL or UPS), which are fully trackable, and usually take no longer than 3-5 days to arrive regardless of delivery location.

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Regarding returns, all of our products come with a 14 day money back guarantee (extended for special dispensation over the Christmas/New Year period).  This is providing that the item has not been used and is returned as new, in its original packaging and excludes any postal costs incurred, which are your responsibility.  Refunds will only be issued after the item has been returned.  Please note that we cannot reimburse any returns for bespoke items, such as custom made bats or customised helmets.

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