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How we showed bamboo cricket bats could usher in a new, more sustainable epoch for the sport

For nearly 200 years, willow has been the principal material used in the production of cricket bats. English white willow is particularly sought after, famed for its aesthetically pleasing colour and grain structure as well as for its ideal combination of lightness and rigidity. But because willow takes a long time to mature, its supply is low and decreasing. […]