Sunday 4 December 2016

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

Published 30/12/2012 | 06:00

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.

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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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