About Us

B3 Cricket are a newly launched, revolutionary cricket bat manufacturer supplying the discerning cricketer who expects the best in terms of both performance, service and value for money!

Every B3 bat is manufactured in our state of the art factory from the finest hand-picked English willow. We offer a range of products and grades to suit all requirements and budgets.

Because we sell direct to you and “cut out the middle-man”, we can supply the highest quality bats and cricket equipment at super competitive prices. In choosing B3 you are getting the very best money can buy – but not paying the earth for it!

The People Behind B3

The three people behind B3 Cricket are passionate about cricket and making world class products!

Our combined knowledge and experience means that each and every B3 product is made to the highest standards possible and personally quality checked by one of the owners before it leaves the factory!

Here’s a bit more about the people behind B3:

Russell Evans:

Commercial Director

“Russ” is a former Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire professional cricketer who went on to gain over 20 years’ experience working for a global cricket brand. Russ took up umpiring three years ago and in 2011 was asked to join the First Class Reserve List for the ECB.

 

Doctor David Bacon:

Production Director

“The Doctor” has a PhD in materials engineering, with 7 years knowledge and experience of cricket bat design and manufacture within a global cricket brand. David is an expert in modern machine based cricket bat manufacturing and is also an associate lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) working with students on the Sport Technology course.

 

Michael Blatherwick:

Commercial Director

“Blathers” sold his computer systems business in 2011 and decided to invest in his hobby and passion – cricket! Blathers is a level 2 ECB Coach and (although in the twilight of his career) still turns out for his beloved Kimberley Institute Cricket Club in the Nottinghamshire Leagues.