Full name James Brian Allsopp
Born February 27, 1984, Herston, Brisbane, Queensland
Current age 32 years 330 days
Major teams New South Wales Under-17s, New South Wales Under-19s
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
A NSW Under 17 & 19 representative, James is one of the most talented young wicketkeepers in NSW. Hailing from the Waugh country at Bankstown, James made a strong impression on the Australian captain last season. A more than useful batsman in the lower order, James had the distinction of the being the youngest regular first grade cricketer in Sydney in the 2001-02 season. He plays rugby league and represented his school at rugby. (CricketNSW, June 2002)
Schools: St Anthony's at Picton; Chevallier College, Bowral.
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