James Taylor is English cricketer known for his short height of 5 feet 6 inches, playing for England cricket team though he had started his career in county cricket. James is the right-handed batsman and bowler and his key role as batsman led England to the winning in ODIs, T20’s and test matches. Taylor has rich background on county cricket as well as international cricket where he played for England. On his voyage to become top-notch cricketer he faced certain memorable events which are described here in his short biography. Let’s see how this county cricket player made his debut in international cricket.
James William Arthur Taylor nicknamed Titch, was born on 6 January 1990 in Burrough on the Hill, Leicestershire, England, currently 27-year-old English cricketer playing for English cricket team. He is known for his short height and he is right handed batsman as well as the bowler. Before he started playing international cricket for England, he played county cricket for Leicestershire (squad no. 9) in years 2008-2011 and Nottinghamshire for the year 2012-2016.
Taylor also became the youngest player in Leicestershire’s history to score 1,000 runs in county championship in the year of 2009. Moreover, he represented England Lions in U-19 championship and he called up for international cricket after that in the same year of 2011. Let’s have look at his debut in international cricket.
He made his official test debut in 2012 on 2nd August for England and the match was against South Africa in which he made 34 runs, sharing in a 147-run partnership with another English cricketer and the last test match he played was in 2016 on 22 January which was also against South Afric. In 2015, he played against Pakistan where he was not picked in the first and second test match however after getting the place in the third match he made 74 runs in 118 balls. But still it was not enough and England lost by 128 runs against the Pakistan.
When it comes to one-day innings, Taylor made his debut for England on 25 August 2011 and the match was against the Ireland where the performance of Taylor was award winning. His ODIs shirt number is 4 which was 38 in past. His last ODIs that he played was on 20 November 2015 and the match was against the Pakistan. Taylor played all four ODIs against the Pakistan in which England lost the first series. But in second, third and fourth, Taylor’s award-winning performance was unmatched and England won the series by 3-1.
When it comes to T20s, he had already made his debut in county cricket but there are not details about his international T20s debut. Though he played T20s for Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire in county cricket championship.
James Taylor Net Worth
Like most of the English, cricketer has the annual income from England cricket board, the estimated net worth of James Taylor is about $1.2 million US dollars as of 2017. He charges £1200 for ODIs, £5000 for test matches and £2500 for T20’s matches. Though his annual income from ECB is £700,000 and other unknown income from his contract with county cricket.
When it comes to car collection of the athlete, they know the pure test of the sports car and luxurious cars. And their house is incredibly luxurious. Unfortunately, there are no official details are available about his auto collection and house. This young cricketer earning hefty amount of money though and his contracts with county cricket team skyrocketed his net worth.
One inch taller than Sachin Tendulkar, this short height cricketer is the son of steve Edward who was a former National Hunt jockey. Though there are no official details about his siblings and spouse available.
Taylor is young cricketer currently playing for English cricket team and county cricket team of Nottinghamshire for half decade now. His extraordinary performance gave him the permanent place in England cricket team by ECB.
This short height and right-handed batsman & bowler made his name and earned the reputation of high profile English cricketer. There are a lot of details about his personal life is not available but it won’t take a time to become widely popular for him.