Kinoulton junior Ben makes South Notts history

Ben Lumb receives his Melton Times Junior Sportsman of the Year award EMN-150826-111121002
Ben Lumb receives his Melton Times Junior Sportsman of the Year award EMN-150826-111121002
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Exciting young batsman Ben Lumb completed his maiden century in the South Nottinghamshire League on Saturday.

The reigning Melton Times Junior Sportsman of the Year, carried his bat to make an unbeaten 151 in Kinoulton’s Division G match with Flintham.

The 13-year-old put on a record stand of 227 to help his side to a comprehensive win, and is believed to be the league’s youngest centurion, beating the previous best set by England international Luke Wright as a 15-year-old.