£100-149: BROWSE AND BUY

KOOKABURRA BEAST 6.3
Once upon a time, the bat that everyone wanted.

Not so much anymore despite the best efforts of this 2022 revamp.

The famous beast animation isn't so prominent, which feels like a shame but the nostalgics among you might not care about that!
Initial impression: 6.2
Build quality: 6.4
Pick-up/feel: 7
Performance: 6.5

RRP: £130

Weight: 2lb 8oz

Edges: 35mm

DSC PERLA X3

DSC's cheaper offering does not match up to the higher-end Flip 2.0 in terms of build quality and performance, but the middle still delivered well enough if you could find it.

It should be a solid purchase for a certain type of cricketer.

Initial impression: 6.5
Build quality: 6.5
Pick-up/feel: 6.6
Performance: 6.3

RRP: £140

Weight: 2lb 8oz

Edges: 35mm

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