James Faulkner      

Full name James Peter Faulkner

Born April 29, 1990, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 24 years 309 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Launceston, Melbourne Stars, Pune Warriors, Rajasthan Royals, Tasmania, Tasmania Second XI, Tasmania Under-19s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Left-arm fast-medium

Height 1.86 m

Relation Father - PI Faulkner

James Peter Faulkner
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 1 2 0 45 23 22.50 43 104.65 0 0 4 1 0 0
ODIs 39 30 13 777 116 45.70 699 111.15 1 4 63 26 12 0
T20Is 11 8 4 97 41* 24.25 90 107.77 0 0 3 3 4 0
First-class 45 67 11 1787 94 31.91 3438 51.97 0 12 168 16 22 0
List A 72 55 19 1355 116 37.63 1371 98.83 1 9 101 39 21 0
Twenty20 86 60 28 637 41* 19.90 520 122.50 0 0 28 28 22 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 1 2 166 98 6 4/51 6/98 16.33 3.54 27.6 1 0 0
ODIs 39 38 1745 1626 50 4/48 4/48 32.52 5.59 34.9 2 0 0
T20Is 11 11 232 294 14 3/25 3/25 21.00 7.60 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 45 81 7139 3538 147 5/5 8/97 24.06 2.97 48.5 6 4 0
List A 72 70 3407 3088 97 4/20 4/20 31.83 5.43 35.1 6 0 0
Twenty20 86 86 1822 2325 105 5/16 5/16 22.14 7.65 17.3 1 2 0
Career statistics
Only Test England v Australia at The Oval, Aug 21-25, 2013 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Australia v West Indies at Perth, Feb 1, 2013 scorecard
Last ODI Australia v Afghanistan at Perth, Mar 4, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Australia v India at Sydney, Feb 1, 2012 scorecard
Last T20I Australia v South Africa at Sydney, Nov 9, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Dec 16-19, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Tasmania v South Australia at Hobart, Dec 9-12, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Dec 14, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Australia v Afghanistan at Perth, Mar 4, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Tasmania v New South Wales at Hobart, Dec 30, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Melbourne Stars v Melbourne Renegades at Melbourne, Jan 10, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
7, 0/8 Australia v Afghanistan Perth 4 Mar 2015 ODI # 3623
- Australia v U.A.E. Melbourne 11 Feb 2015 Other OD
- Australia v India Adelaide 8 Feb 2015 Other OD
50*, 1/11 Australia v England Perth 1 Feb 2015 ODI # 3597
0/2 Australia v India Sydney 26 Jan 2015 ODI # 3592
1/59, 35 Australia v England Hobart 23 Jan 2015 ODI # 3589
1/63, 9* Australia v India Melbourne 18 Jan 2015 ODI # 3582
3/47, 6* Australia v England Sydney 16 Jan 2015 ODI # 3578
3/19, 5 Melb Stars v Melb Reneg Melbourne 10 Jan 2015 T20
1/24, 17* Melb Stars v Syd Sixers Melbourne 5 Jan 2015 T20
Profile

A highly-talented bowling allrounder, James Faulkner has been Tasmania's best player during a period of great success for the state. His breakout season in 2010-11 - he collected 36 Sheffield Shield wickets at 17.72 - coincided with the Tigers winning the Shield for the second time. The following two summers brought the consistent Faulkner wicket tallies of 36 and 39 and he helped the Tigers reach the Shield final in 2011-12 and win it in 2012-13. His importance for Tasmania during those three seasons cannot be underestimated and in 2012-13 he won his third consecutive Ricky Ponting Medal as Tasmania's best player. An accurate left-armer who can move the ball both ways, Faulkner also possesses a deceptive slower ball, which helps make him a handful in the shorter formats. His one-day success for Tasmania and T20 performances for the Melbourne Stars led to international debuts in both formats in early 2013. Faulkner is also a talented lower-order batsman and his innings of 46 and 89 in the Shield final in 2012-13, combined with his four wickets for the match, contributed to him being named Man of the Match. Faulkner, whose father Peter also played for Tasmania, has represented three IPL teams and sold for $400,000 to the Rajasthan Royals in 2013.
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Mar 4, 2015

James Faulkner fails to get his bat down in time to a Hamid Hassan delivery, Australia v Afghanistan, World Cup 2015, Group A, Perth, March 4, 2015

James Faulkner fails to get his bat down in time to a Hamid Hassan delivery

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Feb 14, 2015

Michael Clarke and James Faulkner help out with the drinks, Australia v England, Group A, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 14, 2015

Michael Clarke and James Faulkner help out with the drinks

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Feb 13, 2015

James Faulkner stretches out while training, World Cup 2015, Melbourne, February 13, 2015

James Faulkner stretches out while training

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Results
Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart - Mar 22-26, 2013
Match drawn
West Aust v Queensland at Perth - Mar 14-17, 2013
Queensland won by 120 runs
Tasmania v Victoria at Hobart - Mar 14-17, 2013
Tasmania won by 111 runs
NSW v South Aust at Sydney - Mar 14-16, 2013
NSW won by 8 wickets
South Aust v West Aust at Adelaide - Mar 7-10, 2013
West Aust won by 1 wicket
Queensland v Tasmania at Brisbane - Mar 7-10, 2013
Tasmania won by 163 runs
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