Aluminium cricket bat, 'Dennis Lillee - Combats' cricket bat, the controversial aluminium bat. Very good condition, with attractive display case, overall 28 x 104 cm. (one of the most infamous incidents in Lillee's career occurred at the WACA cricket ground in December of 1979. Australia were playing England, and were in trouble at the end of the first day, at a score of 8/232 with Lillee not out.
Dennis Lillee's infamous aluminium bat sells for £5,200 at auction. Part of a collection belonging to Duncan Fearnley, the infamous piece of metal went up for sale last Thursday in Malvern, Worcestershire. The Cricketer | 24/06/2019 at 11:13.
GM BEN STOKES PLAYERS EDITION EDITION CRICKET BAT 2022. $649.99 $999.99 $999.99. GM BEN STOKES PLAYERS EDITION EDITION CRICKET BAT 2022 Ben is currently using Diamond labels with the following bat dimensions: Swell depth = 65mmEdge depth = 39mm Weight between 2.10lb -2.11lb Hex Grip ORIGINAL L.E. Specification, Special...
Needless to say sales for the ComBat aluminium cricket bat plummeted and never again has an aluminum cricket bat surfaced again. It may not be worth much as a batting tool, but as a piece of rich cricketing history, the ComBat is a bat that would be prized in any cricket fans collection.
The John Goodwin saleroom of Malvern offered what it dubbed “a unique piece of cricket history, probably the most notorious bat in cricket history” in its June 20 auction and it sold for a mid-estimate £5200 via a phone bid to a private buyer competing against a local cricket enthusiast.
#1 Combat – Aluminium Cricket Bat. On December 15, 1979, Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee walked out to the middle with an aluminium cricket bat against the old enemy England. It was the first Test of the Ashes Series in Perth and at stumps on day one Australia were struggling at 232/8 with Lillee not out on 11.