Dubai set another record for World's largest cricket bat
It is another feather in Dubai’s cap as OSN celebrated the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 with a Guinness World Record attempt. The 32m long and 4m wide cricket bat, created by the leading pay TVnetwork for in a bid to clinch the Guinness World Record for the largest cricket bat, was displayed on 26/01/2015 Monday at the ICC Academy in Dubai.
UAE players and OSN officials during Guinness World Record Attempt for the world’s largest cricket bat in Dubai
As tall as an eight to 10-storey building, the ‘largest cricket bat’ weighs a mammoth 950kg and is nearly 32 times longer than a standard cricket bat. Placed horizontally, the bat’s length is equivalent to the distance of seven cars parked bumper to bumper. In sheer proportion, it would take a player about 52.8 metres tall to wield the bat.
OSN are also backing the World Cup-bound UAE team thus the bat unveiling was also marked as a tribute to the UAE team for their second foray to the World Cup. Read more: