The best Kookaburra cricket bats
Kookaburra produce a huge number of cricket bats. The two below are our recommendations, with a nod to our employer, The Wisden Cricketer and their Gear Guide 2008.
The Kookaburra Big Kahuna was considered the best bat, receiving the full five stars. The Kookaburra Blade Strike received four stars. It’s slightly thinner than the Big Kahuna if you prefer a lighter bat.
Kookaburra cricket bat ranges
All of Kookaburra’s bats fall into one of the following four ranges.
Kookaburra are an Australian manufacturer who’ve been in operation since 1890, albeit only under the Kookaburra name since 1990. Prior to that they were AG Thompson Ltd.
Kookaburra are perhaps the biggest manufacturer of cricket gear in the world and their bats are used by many of the finest players in the world, including, most famously, Ricky Ponting.