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James Taylor      

Full name James William Arthur Taylor

Born January 6, 1990, Nottingham

Current age 25 years 204 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 119 114 26 4480 146* 50.90 5412 82.77 12 25 321 60 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 119 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 Nottinghamshire v Glamorgan at Market Warsop, Jul 26, 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
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
33 Notts v Derbyshire Derby 26 Jun 2015 T20
0, 6 Notts v Yorkshire Leeds 22 Jun 2015 FC
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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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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Mar 9, 2015

James Taylor reacts after getting out, England v Bangladesh, World Cup 2015, Group A, Adelaide, March 9, 2015

James Taylor reacts after getting out

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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: Gloucs v Derbyshire at Bristol - Jul 29
Gloucs won by 6 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Group B: Lancashire v Middlesex at Blackpool - Jul 29
Lancashire won by 2 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
Group A: Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Jul 29
Durham won by 7 wickets (with 21 balls remaining)
Group A: Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Jul 29
Surrey won by 6 runs
3rd Investec Test: England v Australia at Birmingham - Jul 29-Aug 2
Australia 136 England 133/3 (29 ov)
Group B: Essex v Warwickshire at Chelmsford - Jul 29
Essex won by 152 runs
Group A: Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jul 29
Northants 244/9 Leics 183/8 (43.2/50 ov)
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