The Canadian batman

Just in case you don't follow the Canadian section of the ESPN Cricinfo website, where I write fairly frequent missives on the region's cricketing curiosities, here is my latest offering:

You may not get many home-grown cricketers but you can get a home-made bat

As the bat-maker in question - Mark Warburton - notes wisely, there aren't any huge profits to be made as a North American pod-shaver.

From hockey stick to cricket bat