4 ways you can repair your Cricket Bat: A game is something that involves many expensive items. Players not only have to work hard to perform well but also have to develop the skill to take care of any object. The role of the bat is very important in the game of cricket. Thousands of competitions are won on the reliance of this bat. Because bats are made of wood, they lose their ability to hit the ball after a certain period and become inactive. Of course, this happens sometimes.
But at that time, damaged or damaged bats are repaired and reused without being discarded.
In today’s article, we will look at 4 ways that bats can be repaired.
Let us first see how the bat can be damaged.
Damage caused by moisture
The bat position is always from the end of toe on the pitch while playing. Generally, the toe end of the bat gets in contact with the ground. If the playground is wet then due to the dampness, bat suffers from the damage. The bat becomes heavier by absorbing the moisture on the pitch. Then it becomes very difficult to hit the ball while performing.
To protect the toe end of the bat a toe guard is available in the sports shop. It is made from fiber that prevents the faces and edges of the bat from the moisture.
Damage due to cricket ball
Cricket ball is a hard ball that hits on the surface of the bat. Due to the continuous contact and pressure of the ball while hitting, the middle surface of the ball gets damage which is natural.
There are specific types of protective tapes that must be applied to bat which prevents the major and minute damage caused by the ball.
How to repair a damaged bat?
If the bat is breaking at some part but not gets fully broken
As we discuss earlier, we can use the protective tape on the clipped area of the bat horizontally or we can also use the twin thread to bind and cover the damaged area of the bat.
If the whole piece of bat must have been broken and it is retrieved
You can stick the broken piece of the bat again onto its original position by using the best quality adhesive like Fevicol and tape the surface.
- If the whole piece id completely broken and not retrieved
You can arrange the wooden piece from any carpenter or of any other old bat that can fixed on the damaged bat. Use any binding adhesive for holding the bat tightly and apply some pressure on it.
- Vertical cracks.
The twin thread is available in the market which is specially made to bind the broken or cracked areas on the wooden bat. You can bind the bat horizontally and make it tight.
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