Thursday 27 July 2017

David Robbins: Sorry, Katie, but the day I hit Trinity for six is the true highlight of the year

The year just gone will go down hereabouts as the year I hit my first six at cricket. Yes, I know Katie Taylor will be upset not to get sporting moment of the year in our house, but my shot was far longer in the making than her gold medal.

It was a chilly evening in early summer (and they didn't get any less chilly as the season progressed). It was overcast, and there was a sharp wind.

The usual ragbag assortment of journalists and other ne'er do wells that make up the Independent team were playing against a team drawn from the staff of Trinity College.

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