More than anything, this felt like a classy piece of wood – not only in its generosity if you got a booming drive out of the screws, but also simply from its decoration and its handle.
Initial impression: 7.4
Build quality: 7.2
Weight: 2lb 9oz
GRAY-NICOLLS HYPERNOVA 1.3 300
What the 1.3 300 possibly loses in specialist craftsmanship – note the very square toe – it makes up for in basic assets. You can't really argue with a bat that costs less than £200 yet clocks in an average rating of 8.5.
Units 7-8, 35-37 High St, Barrow upon Soar, Loughborough, LE128PY
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