Making a bat
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How to make an Ashes-winning bat

Founded in 1885, Gunn & Moore are one of only a handful of cricket bat manufacturers left in England.

The company uses English willow to produce more than 30,000 bats each year at its factory in Nottingham.

On the eve of the Ashes series in which players on both sides are expected to use GM bats, BBC News visited the factory to find out how one is put together.

  • 24 Nov 2010
  • From the section UK