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James Faulkner      

Full name James Peter Faulkner

Born April 29, 1990, Launceston, Tasmania

Current age 25 years 91 days

Major teams Australia, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Kings XI Punjab, Lancashire, 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 44 33 14 814 116 42.84 718 113.37 1 4 68 28 13 0
T20Is 11 8 4 97 41* 24.25 90 107.77 0 0 3 3 4 0
First-class 51 75 11 2034 121 31.78 3816 53.30 1 13 194 16 25 0
List A 78 59 20 1394 116 35.74 1401 99.50 1 9 106 41 22 0
Twenty20 109 81 34 1054 73 22.42 823 128.06 0 1 48 46 28 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 44 43 1972 1815 60 4/48 4/48 30.25 5.52 32.8 2 0 0
T20Is 11 11 232 294 14 3/25 3/25 21.00 7.60 16.5 0 0 0
First-class 51 93 8117 3985 167 5/5 8/97 23.86 2.94 48.6 7 5 0
List A 78 76 3658 3308 107 4/20 4/20 30.91 5.42 34.1 6 0 0
Twenty20 109 109 2324 2985 131 5/16 5/16 22.78 7.70 17.7 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 New Zealand at Melbourne, Mar 29, 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 Glamorgan v Lancashire at Colwyn Bay, Jul 19-22, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Tasmania v Queensland at Hobart, Dec 14, 2008 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Lancashire at Chelmsford, Jul 27, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Tasmania v New South Wales at Hobart, Dec 30, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2, 0/31 Lancashire v Essex Chelmsford 27 Jul 2015 LA
21, 1/45, 1/29 Lancashire v Glamorgan Colwyn Bay 19 Jul 2015 FC
20, 3/19 Lancashire v Warwickshire Birmingham 17 Jul 2015 T20
32*, 2/20 Lancashire v Notts Manchester 15 Jul 2015 T20
6*, 1/20 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 10 Jul 2015 T20
68, 5/39, 0/30 Lancashire v Essex Manchester 6 Jul 2015 FC
4/63, 7, 2/31, 9 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 29 Jun 2015 FC
2/26, 34 Lancashire v Warwickshire Manchester 26 Jun 2015 T20
3/27, 23 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 25 Jun 2015 T20
1/23, 73 Lancashire v Northants Northampton 19 Jun 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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Jun 25, 2015

James Faulkner claimed two wickets in his first over, Durham v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Chester-le-Street, June 25, 2015

James Faulkner claimed two wickets in his first over

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Jun 2, 2015

James Faulkner drives down the ground during his maiden first-class hundred, Surrey v Lancashire, County Championship, Division Two, Kia Oval, June 2, 2015

James Faulkner drives down the ground during his maiden first-class hundred

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May 20, 2015

AB de Villiers was run out by James Faulkner, Rajasthan Royals v Royal Challengers Bangalore, IPL 2015, Eliminator, Pune, May 20, 2015

AB de Villiers was run out by James Faulkner

© BCCI

Country Fixtures Country Results
2nd unofficial Test: India A v Australia A at Chennai - Jul 29-Aug 1
India A 56/4 (29 ov)
3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham
Jul 29-Aug 2, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Eng Acad Wmn v Aus Women at Loughborough
Aug 1-2, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 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)
Australia A v Sth Africa A at Chennai
Aug 5, 2015 (09:00 local | 03:30 GMT | 23:30 EDT -1d | 22:30 CDT -1d | 20:30 PDT -1d)
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