Slazenger’s range of bats, pads and the keeping range combine technology with practicality to provide players with the power and precision needed to create the ultimate cricketing range of products. Slazenger’s heritage and quality products make the company the brand of choice for top England players including Paul Collingwood, Tim Bresnan and Matt Prior.
New for 2009, the I-Blade is the first inertial designed bat from Slazenger with a strategically crafted rear edge increasing stability to improve shot accuracy. Endorsed by England Twenty20 captain Paul Collingwood the I-Blade is made from hand-selected English willow and is crafted using traditional methods. With a power handle and pro-tec grip, designed to deliver enhanced power and grip, this bat is the ultimate in precision performance.
RRP: £350 (for signature). £120 (dependent on different willow grades).
The Air Blade has been developed for players who prefer ultra-lightweight blades yet still need the power of a quality bat. The concave back spine gives fantastic pick up and manoeuvrability for all-round stroke play. Endorsed by England’s Tim Bresnan and Matt Prior, the Air Blade has a contoured toe, crafted to deliver light pick up, and is a subtly bowed bat that helps deliver increased power and control.
RRP: £120-£350 (dependent on English willow grade).
The Hyper Blade’s long high middle has been developed for exaggerated performance while driving. Aggressive stroke makers will gain maximum response from this range. Endorsed by South Africa’s Jacques Kallis, the Hyper Blade has a linear power profile in which wood is crafted towards the middle and edges, delivering an extended sweet spot.
The new X-Tec Series is Slazenger’s newest, most dynamic range of batting pads and offers the ultimate in lightweight protection. This contemporary-looking range is perfect for young, image-conscious cricketers who want the quality of Slazenger products with a more modern look.
Elite Pro Series
The Elite Series embraces the heritage and tradition of Slazenger, while providing top-quality pads to players who want a more traditionally designed batting pad.
RRP: £30- £90.
Slazenger’s Keeping Range is endorsed by England keeper Matt Prior. The Slazenger Elite Pro Ultimate Gloves won the prestigious Wisden Cricketer award for best keeping glove in 2008.
The Keeping Pads for 2009 combine a series of lightweight pads perfect for the modern keeper, with quality pads providing movement and durability.
RRP: gloves – £60. Pads – £50.