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James Taylor      

Full name James William Arthur Taylor

Born January 6, 1990, Nottingham

Current age 25 years 209 days

Major teams England, England Lions, England Under-19s, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Shropshire, Worcestershire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Height 5 ft 6 in

James William Arthur Taylor
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 2 3 0 48 34 16.00 152 31.57 0 0 6 0 2 0
ODIs 18 17 3 492 98* 35.14 652 75.46 0 5 35 6 5 0
First-class 129 215 28 8753 291 46.80 19 44 81 0
List A 121 116 27 4625 146* 51.96 5567 83.07 12 27 336 63 26 0
Twenty20 91 82 25 1972 62* 34.59 1685 117.03 0 8 149 42 33 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 2 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 18 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 129 11 228 176 0 - - - 4.63 - 0 0 0
List A 121 5 138 170 5 4/61 4/61 34.00 7.39 27.6 1 0 0
Twenty20 91 7 74 100 2 1/10 1/10 50.00 8.10 37.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v South Africa at Leeds, Aug 2-6, 2012 scorecard
Last Test England v South Africa at Lord's, Aug 16-20, 2012 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Ireland v England at Dublin, Aug 25, 2011 scorecard
Last ODI Ireland v England at Dublin (Malahide), May 8, 2015 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Leicestershire at Worcester, Apr 23-26, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Nottinghamshire at Horsham, Jul 19-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Leicestershire v Essex at Leicester, Jul 20, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Nottinghamshire at Chelmsford, Aug 2, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Leicestershire at Derby, Jun 22, 2008 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Nottinghamshire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
94* Notts v Essex Chelmsford 2 Aug 2015 LA
51 Notts v Sussex Hove 30 Jul 2015 LA
3 Notts v Glamorgan Market Warsop 26 Jul 2015 LA
24* Notts v Warwickshire Market Warsop 25 Jul 2015 LA
291 Notts v Sussex Horsham 19 Jul 2015 FC
37 Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 17 Jul 2015 T20
33* Notts v Lancashire Manchester 15 Jul 2015 T20
12 Notts v Derbyshire Nottingham 10 Jul 2015 T20
8, 56 Notts v Worcs Nottingham 29 Jun 2015 FC
38* Notts v Northants Nottingham 27 Jun 2015 T20
Profile

James Taylor is out to prove that when it comes to cricket size isn't everything. Players diminutive in stature have had excellent international careers - Shiv Chanderpaul is just one example of that - but when Taylor made his Test debut against South Africa at Headingley in 2012, even his batting partner, Kevin Pietersen, expressed his misgivings. Pietersen twice told England's coach at the time, Andy Flower, that Taylor should not have been selected. "I have nothing against James but at 5ft 6ins he's one of the shortest men currently playing county cricket," Pietersen wrote in his autobiography. His dad was a jockey and James is built for the same gig. We were facing the fiercest attack in world cricket; I didn't think he was up for it."

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Jul 30, 2015

James Taylor struck a brisk half-century, Sussex v Nottinghamshire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Hove, July 30, 2015

James Taylor struck a brisk half-century

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May 7, 2015

Peter Moores alongside England's latest captain James Taylor, Malahide, May 7, 2015

Peter Moores alongside England's latest captain James Taylor

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Mar 13, 2015

James Taylor and Ian Bell walk off after sealing a nine-wicket win, Afghanistan v England, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney, March 13, 2015

James Taylor and Ian Bell walk off after sealing a nine-wicket win

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2009

Cricket Writers' Club Young Cricketers of the Year 2009

Country Fixtures Country Results
Group A: Yorkshire v Leics at Leeds
Aug 3, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group A: Northants v Somerset at Northampton
Aug 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group B: Sussex v Middlesex at Hove
Aug 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group B: Warwickshire v Glamorgan at Birmingham
Aug 3, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Gloucs v Durham at Bristol
Aug 4, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Group B: Lancashire v Notts at Liverpool
Aug 4, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Only Youth Test: England U19 v Aust U19 at Chester-le-Street
Aug 4-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Northants at Canterbury
Aug 4-7, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Group A: Derbyshire v Leics at Derby
Aug 4, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group B: Hampshire v Essex at Southampton
Aug 4, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
Group A: Surrey v Worcs at The Oval
Aug 4, 2015 (14:00 local | 13:00 GMT | 09:00 EDT | 08:00 CDT | 06:00 PDT)
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