background-image
James Weighell
background-image

James Weighell

England
James Weighell

Full Name

William James Weighell

Born

January 28, 1994, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire

Age

27y 72d

Batting Style

Left hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

Education

Stokesley School

TEAMS

James Weighell played a prominent role in a historic Durham performance in 2018 when they won a match after following on for the first time since their admission to the Championship in 1992. Weighell warmed up with 38 with the bat to leave Leicestershire a target of 148 runs to win from 46 overs, just enough for Durham's bowlers to sense they were in with a sniff. Weighell then took a first-class best of 7 for 32 to bowl Leicestershire out for 101.

Another of Durham's promising Academy seam bowlers, Weighell hails from Middlesbrough, border country where Durham's raids have become considerably more successful than Yorkshire's, and might have made quicker progress had his career not been hampered by back trouble. He was actually released by Durham in 2014, but regained fitness playing for Northumberland to win another chance.

In 2016, he took his maiden five-for against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, returning match figures of 9 for 130 when his reliance on bowling brisk right-arm predominantly from around the wicket raised a few eyebrows. He was a regular member of the Durham T20 side that reached the quarter-finals in 2018, and built a solid record in first-class cricket - although injuries continued to put a check on his progress.
ESPNcricinfo staff

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
FC162645298424.0477867.990369840
List A126149239.806674.24002130
T20271691012814.4277131.160027160
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
FC163026031501527/329/13028.863.4550.00120
List A1211612632225/575/5728.726.1927.80110
T202726453707223/283/2832.139.3620.50000

Recent Matches - Player

Photos


James Weighell celebrates a wicket
Durham's new generation: Brydon Carse, Barry McCarthy and James Weighell
James Weighell claimed his first five-wicket haul