How cricket balls are made

How cricket balls are made

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Have you ever wondered how the cricket ball, you use in matches, is made? How traditional methods to make a cricket ball, are still being used in some places around the world. Here is a link to a video on our Sportsballshop channel, which details how a Readers cricket ball would have been manufactured. These cricket balls have been made by Readers for over 200 years, in Kent. This video shows how much time and effort goes into making one ball. It clearly shows the stages from dying the leather right through to hand stitching and polishing the ball. Check it out and leave a comment if you wish.


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