Full name James Alexander Porter
Born May 25, 1993, Leytonstone, Essex
Current age 22 years 67 days
Major teams Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Marylebone Cricket Club Young Cricketers, Middlesex Under-17s, Middlesex Under-19s
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Education Oak Park High School, Newbury Park; Epping College
|First-class debut||Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Sep 9-11, 2014 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Kent v Essex at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 19-21, 2015 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|0/5||Essex 2nd XI||v Surr 2nd XI||Coggeshall||24 Jul 2015||Other OD|
|0, 2/123, 1||Essex||v Kent||Tunbridge Wells||19 Jul 2015||FC|
|3*, 0/42, 1/41||Essex||v Glamorgan||Chelmsford||12 Jul 2015||FC|
|2/81, 0*||Essex||v Lancashire||Manchester||6 Jul 2015||FC|
|3/97, 0, 3/42, 0||Essex||v Australians||Chelmsford||1 Jul 2015||FC|
|0, 3/30, 3/66||Essex||v Gloucs||Bristol||21 Jun 2015||FC|
|4/28, 1*, 2/32||Essex||v Derbyshire||Chelmsford||14 Jun 2015||FC|
|2/38, 8||Essex 2nd XI||v Kent 2nd XI||Maidstone||12 Jun 2015||Other T20|
|7, 3/69, 2, 3/38||Essex||v Leics||Chelmsford||31 May 2015||FC|
|1/11||Essex 2nd XI||v MCC YC||Shenley||27 May 2015||Other T20|
After impressing with the 2nd XI, which included taking an eight wickets in an innings against Sussex, James Porter was given his first-class debut in September 2014. He took a wicket with his fifth ball in senior cricket and stayed in the side as Essex fell just short of winning promotion to Division One of the Championship.
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