Darren Stevens, 45, played one of the best counter-tuning innings in the county championship on Friday, hitting 190 runs with just 147 balls for his Kent team. In a defiant knock that will definitely be one for centuries, Stevens hit 15 fours and as many sixes to steer Kent from 128/8 to a strong 307.
The veteran wagon did not stop with his contribution with the bat and later took the big door of the Australian Prime Minister Batsman Marnus Labushan. He trapped him before the wicket.
Stevens added 166 tracks for his ninth partnership with Mikel Cummins, scoring more than 90 percent of the total tracks in the stands. He scored 160 of the added 166 tracks for the ninth gate.
Watch every limit marked by Darren Stevens here:
Here is the gate of Marnus Labushan, which he took after a brave effort with the bat:
It was Stevens’ 36th century in first-class cricket. In 2019, Stevens also became the oldest cricketer in the county championship, scoring a double century from Walter Keaton in 1949.
The station wagon is currently the oldest cricket player in the English county championship.