Young player of Red Rose team, Jordan Clark, has become the 1st Englishman and 5th professional cricketer to hit six sixes in an over! Jordan Clark is 22-year-old cricket player from Cumbrian, England. Jordan still need to make a senior County Championship appearance. On Wednesday 24th April, 2013, Jordan Clark had achieved the victory in Championship Second XI game against Yorkshire. Clark has made his name in history by joining the league of cricketers who have hit six sixes in an over. First cricketer who achieved the goal of six sixes in one over is West Indies all-rounder Sir Gary Sobers in 1968.
Memorable names who have achieved the record of hitting maximum sixes in an over after Sir Gary Sobers are Indian cricketer Ravi Shastri in 1985, South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs in 2007 World Cup and Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh in 2007 Twenty20 World Cup. Jordan Clark has played in 5 one-day and 9 Twenty20 matches from the Red Rose team. Clark has made 102 runs in 120 balls with frequently slog-sweep over the midwicket boundary from the bowling of Yorkshire left-arm spinner Gurman Randhawa. First inning was lead by Red Rose with 207 runs.
Clark told that, “I just remember feeling a bit of pressure on the last ball and thinking: 'I have got to have a crack'. Six sixes is a massive bonus, trying to make a big score was my main aim, hopefully it will turn a few heads." Out standing performance of Clark may lead him towards becoming a one-day or Twenty20 star of the future for Lancashire and England.