Kookaburra Sport Group acquired British cricket ball manufacturer Alfred Reader & Co in 2002. For over 200 years Readers has manufactured cricket and hockey balls of the highest quality and specification from its' home in the heart of Kent. Readers are the leading manufacturer and supplier of leather cricket balls in the UK, trusted by more leagues than any other brand.
The company was established in 1808, making it one of the oldest and most respected cricket equipment manufacturers in the world.
Readers are also the only manufacturer of rotationally moulded plastic balls in the UK – producing world renowned Windballs as well as hockey balls to the highest standard of consistency and performance.