Market Deeping cricketer Patrick Brown was a star of the show as Worcestershire won the Vitality T20 Blast at Edgbaston yesterday (September 15).
The 20-year-old confirmed his status as a top bowler in the shortest form of the game by taking three wickets in a single over on his way to figures of 4-21 in the semi-final win over Lancashire.
And then he conceded just 15 runs in four overs to help set up a five-wicket win in the final over the fancied Sussex side.
Brown, who has become renowned for skilfully delivering a rich variety of slower balls, finished the T20 season with 31 wickets, six more than any other bowler, at an economy rate of under eight runs an over.
Brown was born in Peterborough, but played all his junior and adult cricket for Deeping before earning a place at the Worcestershire Academy.