Sunday, 13 June 2021

Henley cricketer breaks Test record

ASHTON AGAR, who has played three matches for Henley Cricket Club this season, today broke the all-time Test record for the highest score by a number 11.

ASHTON AGAR, who has played three matches for Henley Cricket Club this season, today broke the all-time Test record for the highest score by a number 11.

The 19-year-old left arm spin bowler, who was a last-minute call-up for Australia?s Ashes squad, scored 98 in the First Test at Trent Bridge this afternoon.

His total came off 101 balls and included 12 fours and two sixes to beat the previous record by three runs.

Earlier in the day, Agar had broken the record for the highest number of runs by a last man on Test debut.

He also surpassed the record 10th wicket partnership by a county side, which was 154.

Agar batted at number three for Henley and helped them win all their opening matches of the season in Division 1 of the Home Counties Premier League, taking seven wickets, including a hat-trick.

His top score was 54 in a pre-season match against Aston Rowant Cricket Club.

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