Having seen Pieterson's reverse sweep for six, you have to ask the question: are the rocket bats of today making a mockery of the game? Barring moving all cricket to much much bigger grounds, or putting lead in the ball rather than cork, has the time come for some more rules governing the construction of bats? Laws of the same spirit are already in place, in terms of trying to ensure an even contest between bat and ball, ie size limits, no metal bats, etc, but the spirit of those laws are surely being contravened by the super bats people use today. Top edges go for six, forward defensive shots go to the fence leaving Back to the Future trails of flame, its silly!
I'm not very ofae with the construction of bats, what have they started doing to them to make them so much more powerful? They're not full of cork like fixed baseball bats are they?