Full name James Everett Sharples
Born December 26, 1890, Pendlebury, Lancashire
Died March 23, 1969, Bishop's Castle, Craven Arms, Shropshire (aged 78 years 87 days)
Major teams Glamorgan
|First-class span||1922 - 1922|
James Sharples made the briefest of first-class appearances, scoring 0 in his only innings against Leicestershire in 1922. He had played for Hythe CC in Kent before moving to Wales to work at the National Oil Refinery. He left to work in Egypt and then Turkey in the late 1920s and his date and place of death are unknown.
Also: the highest by a No. 8 in ODIs, and the highest totals in ten-wicket wins
He understands the Indian mentality better and doesn't have to deal with star players on the wane