Success Continues for Stamford School Cricketer
Last season (2015) Joey Evison became the youngest cricketer, aged 13, to play 1st Team cricket for Stamford School, equalling record set by former England captain MJK Smith, this proved to be just the start of a host of cricketing achievements.
This season (2016) aged 14, he became Stamford School’s youngest ever 1st Team centurion, scoring back-to-back 100s v Nottingham High School and Wellingborough School
A member of the Notts CCC Academy set-up, he transferred this season from Lincolnshire Cricket Board to play for Nottinghamshire. In his first season for Notts he has broken their batting record, scoring 1270 runs at an average of 61, including achieving 92 not-out on his debut for Notts in the Nottinghamshire ECB Premier League.
Joey’s side, Notts U15s reached the National Finals this year Kibworth CC for the first time, where he scored 100 vs Essex at the finals. Additionally Joey was selected this season to play for the Midlands U15s in the prestigious Bunbury Festival at Radley College –where the best 44 players in the country represent their regions- where he scored 78 vs London and The East.