The Merlin has been specifically designed to create a super-light pickup, while still offering the power to play through the field. An exclusive, patent-pending counterbalance handle makes the bat feel 3oz lighter, enabling quicker reaction times – particularly useful when facing fast bowlers.
The counterbalance is made from Lignum Vitae, the densest trade wood in the world, allowing efficient redistribution of weight in a small area. The blade itself, meanwhile, is crafted from premium English Willow, ensuring classic performance and long-lasting quality.
For players that base their game on reactions and quick decision-making, the Merlin could be the difference between a perfectly timed shot and a spiralling off stump.
Please be advised that we are unable to physically weigh individual bats.
We are also unable to guarantee the number of grains the blade of a bat might have.
Superior grade 1, 2 and 3 willow.
Top Newbery Flex fit handle for comfort and feel across all grades
Handmade by Newbery's master bat makers
Newbery Hammer Edge Sheet and new honeycomb design toe guard come as standard
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If you find that your purchased product is unsuitable, simply return the item(s) to us in their original condition within 28 days of receipt and we will issue a full refund (excluding original delivery charge) on receipt. There is a handy returns form with label on the reverse of our invoice. Please note that we cannot be held responsible for items lost or delayed in transit on the way back to us.