About Us

Southern Cross Cricket (SCC) was founded in 2001 by Canberra Cricketer Vinesh Bennett. Vinesh holds trade qualifications in carpentry and has been combining his wood working skills with his understanding of the game of cricket to custom make exceptional bats since 1990.  Vinesh also offers quality repairs and maintenance advice to ensure a players receive the maximum life out of their bat.

Vinesh has an unparalleled passion for the game of cricket, both the indoor and outdoor forms of the game.  He has achieved representative honours and has played at the highest level of indoor cricket.

Over the years, SCC’s repair and maintenance services have been used by visiting international stars such as Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene, Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Steve Smith and Nathan Coulter-Nile.

SCC also supports through sponsorship some of Australia’s finest cricketers in Jonathon Dean, Kris Britt, Angela Reakes and Benjamin Floros.

We offer a large selection of handpicked quality bats to choose from and our range of gear covers all levels of cricketer.  Vinesh also custom makes indoor or outdoor cricket bats to suit all styles of player. This is a rare skill and one Vinesh takes great care and quiet pride in being able to offer his customers.

SCC is accredited by the International Cricket Council (ICC) as an approved cricket equipment manufacturer and supplier.