The SM "Rafter " is a premium grade short handled Kashmir Willow bat. The Kashmir willow series has the finest quality grading where the willow has been nurtured to the best of quality. The " Rafter" has the perfect feel with unrivaled power and stability during the impact of the ball. The bat has been made by superior craftsmanship utilising rebound technology and the best art of pressing. The bat is superlight and has an excellent pickup that allows an aspiring player to develop a quality batting technique. The "Rafter" has excellent balance with super thick contoured flowing edges, and a thick edged curved blade. The 9 piece handle provides excellent shock absorption and jerk free performance and is made of 100% Singapore manau cane to match the highest quality standards. The bat will have been pre-knocked for around 300 strokes with world class machinery invented by SM.