Brisbane: The makers of a new bat being used by West Indies batsman Chris Gayle say it does not give the flamboyant opener any special advantage and that the laws of the game have been adhered to. Indian manufacturers Spartan made the gold-coloured bat and flew it over to Australia in time for Gayle’s opening match in the Big Bash League (BBL) on Saturday, reports CMC. “There is no metal in the gold colouring we are using in the bat. There are restrictions on what you can and can’t use in cricket bats,” Spartan boss Kunal Sharma said on Saturday.

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