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Why Red Ink

Find out what makes Red Ink Cricket different from a lot of other brands.

Welcome to Red Ink Cricket

Based in Buckinghamshire, Red Ink Cricket was formed in 2012 by bat maker John Collings with an aim of creating a cricket brand with traditional values, a high quality product and customer service to match.

Each bat, regardless of grade, size or cost is hand made from the raw cleft by John, using traditional methods and finished to the same high standard.

Over its short life, the brand has gone from strength to strength and has built up an excellent reputation, supplying only the finest bats, softs and bags to players of all ages and standards far and wide.

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