- SWNSLuke Robinson bowled a perfect overLuke Robinson’s team looked like they were heading for defeat in a cup match after only managing to chalk up 76 runs during their innings batting.After two indifferent overs, the 13-year-old asked to be pulled from the bowling attack but was persuaded otherwise by his father Stephen, who was umpiring the match.The move paid off and he cleaned bowled the first batsmen and with each successive ball the wickets continued to tumble.
- Related articles Congratulations to our U13 Luke Robinson who took 6 wickets in an over tonight, all bowled v Langley Park U13s £6in6balls#wellbowled Philadelphia C.C.C As he took his mark ready to run in and unleash his last ball on the newly-installed batsman, some nerves at what he may be about to achieve hit him, said his proud father.But the young fast bowler managed to compose himself and capped off the fine over with his sixth and final wicket, and the meteoric batting collapse was complete.The demoralised batting side Langley Park Under 13s were eventually all out for a meagre 18 runs after Mr Robinson’s phenomenal double hat-trick.
- SWNSCricket Club Under 13s progressed to the semi final of the cupIt turned the match on its head and his team, Philadelphia Cricket Club Under 13s, progressed to the semi final of the cup.The teenager returned figures of three overs, two maidens and one run for six wickets.Officials at the club are now checking records to see if the feat has ever been achieved in its 149-year existence.SWNSHis father Stephen said it was a surreal experiencePhiladelphia C.C.C tweeted: “Congratulations to our U13 Luke Robinson who took 6 wickets in an over tonight, all bowled v Langley Park U13s £6in6balls#wellbowled.
- “The meteoric achievement has been hailed by cricket fans and Mr Robinson’s ‘dream over’ has been nominated for Cricket World ‘performance of the week’.
- “Mr Robinson has been coached at Langley Park by the likes of former Durham County Cricket Club head coach Geoff Cook and former Durham bowler Neil Killeen.The teen, who was playing alongside younger brother Matthew, 10, at the time, has his sights set on a career in professional cricket.SWNSLuke returned figures of three overs, two maidens and one run for six wicketsThe youngster’s cricketing heroes include England bowling sensation James Anderson, batsman Mark Wood and Paul Collingwood.Mr Robinson, who played his first competitive match aged five, already plays for Durham County’s Under 13 team and has even turned out for Philadelphia Senior’s Second XI.The amazing feat was done earlier this year by Golden Point Cricket Club in bowler Aled Carey, 29, during a Ballarat Cricket Association fourth-team fixture in Australia.