Historic cricket bat collection of master craftsman.

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Evolutionary dead end - Dennis Lillee's controversial aluminium bat from the Perth Ashes test of 1979.<br />
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Legendary bat maker is selling up his historic collection of willow wonders.<br />
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A collection of cricket bats that were used by some of finest players of all-time have been put up for sale by the man who crafted them with his own hands.<br />
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Duncan Fearnley, 79, is best known for producing bats for legendary England all-rounder Ian Botham throughout his illustrious career.<br />
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He also created hand-made blades for the likes of Viv Richards, Clive Lloyd and Indian hero Sunil Gavaskar, all featuring his famous 'three stump' logo.<br />
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At the end of a season the bats were often donated back to him by generous players and he has now decided to part with a number of them.