Eltham College cricketer hits 22 sixes in record-breaking innings

Record-smashing George Haley

Record-smashing George Haley

First published in This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , deputy news editor

A young Eltham cricketer knocked the opposition for six by producing a record-breaking innings "worthy of the international game".

Cricket captain, George Haley, from Bexley, produced one of Eltham College's most memorable sporting performances against John Fisher School in the National Schools’ T20 competition.

In an incredible display, George hit a whopping 22 sixes and 16 fours, taking the college to 318-1.

He amassed 208 runs from just 56 balls to break the school record, in all forms of the game.

Head teacher Paul Henderson said: "This was an individual display worthy of the international game and an innings that everyone present will remember for a long time to come.

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