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Alister Collins




 

 

Date of birth: 20/11/1997

Signed with Fantail Cricket in: 2016

Playing Role: Wicket Keeper Batsman

Alister currently uses Fantail Custom Bats
Grade 1 English Willow, With a semi-round Handle, Standard Blade, Semi-concaved profile, Mid sweet spot, Mid height spine, Thick edges and weighs 2lbs 8oz

Where do you live: Christchurch, New Zealand

Current teams:

  • St Albans CC
  • Canterbury u20’s
  • Canterbury u19
  • Canterbury Senior Performance Squad
  • Canterbury Wicket Keeping Squad

Previous teams:

  • Kirwee CC (Canterbury Country A Grade)
  • St Andrews College 1st 11
  • Canterbury Metro u17 2014/2015 
  • Canterbury Secondary Schools   

Favourite player to watch growing up: AB DeVilliers that man can honestly do it all and is great to watch no matter the format

Favourite sports team: I love the Blackcaps but it’s the Highlanders rugby team from the deep south.

Where are you studying: Studying at Lincoln University on a sports scholarship for cricket doing a bachelor of sports in recreation. I do however do a little coaching with Evolution Sports Coaching specialising in cricket, rugby and a general sports holiday program.

What is your sporting goal: I want to continue to better my game and get to the top and play international cricket for New Zealand

Best performances:  

  • 2015 74 against Canterbury Country u17 Tournament 
  • 2015 54 against Canterbury Country u17 Tournament
  • 2015 84 against Christ College Canterbury Secondary Schools Two Day    
  • 2015 52* against Christchurch Boys High secondary Schools 50 Over Comp and 5 dismals on the same day.

About Alister

Im Alister Collins & I am currently studying a bachelor of sport and recreation management under a cricket scholarship at Lincoln university in New Zealand’s Canterbury Region. I have been playing age group cricket in Canterbury since I was 16 and am currently playing for St Albans cricket club in town based at Hagley Oval. I Also do specialist coaching for both rugby and cricket with a Christchurch based coaching company Evolution Sports Coaching.         

 

Size Guide

Note: if you are in-between sizes, consider getting the larger size

 

BAT SIZE

 

AVERAGE PLAYERS HEIGHT

 

TOTAL LENGTH

 

BLADE LENGTH

 

BLADE WIDTH

 

AVERAGE WEIGHT

ZERO

1.2m
4.0”

62.8cm
24 3/4“

39.3cm
15.5”

8.9cm
3 1/2"

1lb 10oz

ONE

1.2m - 1.3m
4.0” - 4.3”

64.1cm
25 1/4 "

43.2cm
17"

8.9cm
3 1/2"

1lb 11oz

TWO

1.3m - 1.37m
4.3” - 4.6”

67.9cm
26 3/4"

46.3cm
18 1/4"

8.9cm
3 1/2"

1lb 12oz

THREE

1.37m - 1.45m
4.6” - 4.9”

72.3cm
28 1/2"

49.5cm
19 1/2"

8.9cm
3 1/2"

1lb 13oz

FOUR

1.45m - 1.50m
4.9” - 4.11”

74.9cm
29 1/2"

50.8cm
20"

10.2cm
4"

2lb 1oz

FIVE

1.50m - 1.57m
4.11” - 5.2”

77.4cm
30 1/2"

52cm
20 1/2"

10.2cm
4"

2lb 2oz

SIX

1.57m - 1.60m
5.2” - 5.3”

80cm
31 1/2"

53.3cm
21”

10.2cm
4"

2lb 3oz

HARROW
H

1.6m - 1.68m
5.3” - 5.6”

82.5cm
32 1/2"

54.6cm
21 1/2"

10.5cm
4 1/8"

2lb 5oz

SHORT HANDLE
SH

1.68m - 1.88m
5.6” - 6.2”

85.1cm
33 1/2"

55.9cm
22"

10.8cm
4 1/4"

2lb 6oz & Above

LONG BLADE
LB

1.88m & above
6.2”

87.1cm
34 3/8"

57.1cm
22 1/2“

10.8cm
4 1/4"

2lb 8oz & Above

LONG HANDLE
LH

1.88m & above
6.2”

87.1cm
34 3/8"

55.9cm
22"

10.8cm
4 1/4"

2lb 8oz & Above

 

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