The Spartan MC Contender offer amazing value for money for a Grade 5 English Willow cricket bat. It features a lightweight concave design to give excellent feel, and the mid blade sweet spot will be ideal for the junior cricketer looking to play off both front and back foot. GRADE - Made from Grade 5 English Willow. PROFILE - An excellent quality English Willow bat with imposing thick edges and a mid blade sweet spot. Ideal for the developing junior cricketer. FACE - Slight curvature to the fave to give excellent control. HANDLE - A Round handle made out of 9 piece cane and rubber which delivers the optimal combination of power, control and flexibility. BOW - Slight bow which generates perfectly balanced pick up to help deliver increased power. TOE - Slightly square toe which is designed to increase the hitting surface area whilst lowering the centre of gravity of the bat which promotes greater swing weight and power distribution. EDGE - Huge constant maximum rounded edge profile running from the toe to the shoulder. GRIP - Fitted with a combination blue and green chevron grip. TOE GUARD - Pre fitted with a quality rubber toe guard.