History in the making as George sets new record

George Durkin (s).
George Durkin (s).

George Durkin created history when he became the first player for Lowerhouse Cricket Club to score a 50 in an under 11 pairs cricket match.

He overtook Jack Simms’ previous record of 39 as a top score in 11s pairs cricket for the club, made in 2013.

George was playing for the U11(3) Koalas team in a victory over Nelson in the Lancashire Junior League U11 Division 3.

George scored 55 not out in his allotted four-over batting slot . He was partnered by Oliver Spendlove, who was also not out.