Amari Ebbin scored a maiden century in UK, playing for the Beamers Cricket Club in a 40 overs match against Butler Cricket Club.
Ebbin’s team was put into bat, he batted the entire innings scoring 145 not out facing 127 balls. Ebbin hit 20 fours and 1 six, helping the team to amass 304 runs.
The opponents then was bowled out for 136 runs. Ebbin also had an excellent day behind the stumps stopping several balls which may have gone for four.
This was Ebbin’s first century in senior cricket, other high scores were 84 for Sedbergh School, Cumbria UK earlier this year, and 92 for Warwick Workmen’s in 2016, and also two 78’s in London this summer.
That was Ebbin’s final game for the Summer where he played for North Middlesex Cricket Club in North London as a wicketkeeper-batsmen playing in the 1 – 3 position.
He also had the opportunity to trained with ICC qualified coaches, play and train with professionals and Premier League's players.
Ebbin has being invited to return next summer where he wants to compete for a place in the higher XI and a spot in the first XI who play in Division 1 of the Middlesex Premier League. This year Ebbin was mainly played in Division 3 Leagues, Under 19 and Under 21 teams.
Ebbin returns to Sedbergh School for his final year, where next spring he expects to play in the first team and his coaches are expecting him to contribute with the bat and ball.
This past year Ebbin had success playing in both the 1st and 2nd team scoring 322 runs, averaging 36 and was voted the best batsmen and scored the most runs for the 2nd XI, scoring 267 runs, in 9 matches averaging 53, placing him 7th, 2nd team all time since 2011.
Another, highlight for 2017, was helping Sedbergh 2nd XI defeat King's Macclesfield by 9 wickets to win the 2nd XI NW T20 competition, where he scored 40 runs and Nzari Paynter scored 75, in an opening partnership of 135 runs, out of a team total of 145 runs.
Sedbergh School is one of the top cricketing Schools in the UK and regularly competes against county teams, other top Academies and many of the top School Competitions in the UK.