Bat contract for six-year-old Charlie

Jan 19, 2012, 07:09 IST | Agencies
Six-year-old cricketer, Charlie Allison has become the youngest player to earn a sponsorship deal.

Charlie's amazing talent caused bat manufacturer PiriPiri Cricket to sign the kid from Essex, the county where former England skippers Keith Fletcher and Graham Gooch hail from.

According to The Sun, Charlie's "array of skills include a picture-perfect forward drive and a stylish hook shot that defies his young age. He also pulls off an effortless reverse sweep -- made popular by England's Kevin Petersen.

Little Charlie was supplied equipment in exchange for parading his skills in a video which is on the company's website. It attracted 8,000 views on YouTube in only two days.

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