Former Vic Greyhound Owner Goes To Bat For Poms

Former Victorian greyhound owner, Darren Pattinson, makes his debut for the English cricket team tonight in the Second Test against South Africa at the Headingly Cricket Ground.

Pattinson, 28, was born in England and moved to Australia when he was 5.

The medium/fast bowler was playing football and cricket for Victorian suburban team Doveton just five years ago.

A keen greyhound enthusiast, Pattinson has owned several greyhounds including Kickemon Sid, Devil’s Dare and Olivia’s Lad.