Gray Nicolls cricket bats still maintain the traditional aspects you would expect from them – fantastic design, high performance, and a touch of class – and that is the very reason so many trust them as they walk out to the crease. Inspiring many generations of cricket lovers the Academy bat from the Classic Collection is the perfect model to start your cricketing journey
Showcasing the iconic features that ensure the range remains “classic”, the Academy cricket bat is perfect for those playing school or club cricket. The red and silver check stickers adorn the top of the blade, wrapping around the red flash of the Gray-Nicolls logo down the front and back of the bat. This iconic styling has shadowed some of the finest innings the game has seen.
The mid-blade profile ensures fantastic balance for this bat, an essential component for young batsmen just making their way in the game. The sustained sweet spot ensures value for shots and a promise of many fantastic innings to come.
It has all the hallmarks of a tremendous Gray-Nicolls bat, and having been handmade by our fantastic bat makers, you know you’re getting a bat that will do the business.
Made with fantastic quality English Willow, the Academy is a bat that can be trusted to perform and inspire, whatever your stage might be.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations.
When you place an order, we will estimate shipping and delivery dates for you based on the availability of your items and the shipping options you choose. Depending on the shipping provider you choose, shipping date estimates may appear on the shipping quotes page.
Please also note that the shipping rates for many items we sell are weight-based. The weight of any such item can be found on its detail page. To reflect the policies of the shipping companies we use, all weights will be rounded up to the next full pound.