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Clare Johnston at her workshop in South Gippsland proudly holding two of her handmade cricket bats

Hand Crafted Cricket Bats

Introducing de Lacy Cricket: Handcrafted cricket bats that are not just lighter but also smarter. Founded in Melbourne, Australia by accredited cricket bat maker Clare Johnston in 2015, de Lacy Cricket embodies a commitment to quality and player-centric design.

Now based in South Gippsland, Clare continues the time-honoured tradition of creating finely crafted bats that feel and play beautifully on the cricket field. 

Clare Johnston of de Lacy cricket bat measuring a cricket bat for a Melbourne-based client

Are you looking for a bat customised to your body and needs?

Utilising fine English Cricket Bat Willow sourced from Willow Blue Australia in Victoria, each de Lacy bat is meticulously crafted to meet the unique needs of players.

Clefts made from English Willow log from Willow Blue Australia, graded, waiting in the de Lacy workshop to be made into custom measured cricket bats for adults and youth

Crafting Custom Bats

Utilising fine English Cricket Bat Willow sourced from Willow Blue Australia in Victoria, each bat is meticulously crafted to meet the unique needs of players.

Bat Repairs

de Lacy Cricket offers comprehensive bat refurbishment and repair options, from sanding to handle replacement, ensuring your bat is game-ready. Repairs are typically completed within 2 weeks.

A finished custom made de Lacy cricket bat ready to be shipped across Australia
A child cricketer relaxing with his custom made de Lacy cricket bat

Caring for your Bat

Proper care is essential for your de Lacy custom cricket bat; avoid extreme conditions, use minimal oil, and refrain from mistreatment to prolong your bat’s lifespan. Follow our guidelines for bat care to ensure optimal performance and longevity.