Archive for Care and Maintenance
You should oil your new cricket bat using linseed oil before you begin to it knock-in.
Firstly lightly sand the surfaces of the cricket bat with a fine grade of sand paper. Then apply 2-3 light coats of oil to all exposed surfaces of the bat, allowing sufficient time for the bat to dry between coats, usually overnight.
Cricket Bat Care and Maintenance Tips – Knocking in Your Cricket Bat
Once you have oiled your new cricket bat you need to spend some time conditioning it before using it in a competitive environment. This is done by the process of knocking it in.