|Full name||Jaik Charles Mickleburgh|
30 March 1990 |
Norwich, Norfolk, England
|Bowling style||Right arm medium-fast|
|Domestic team information|
|2008 – present||Essex|
|Source: Cricinfo, 27 September 2013|
Jaik Mickleburgh (born 30 March 1990 in Norwich, Norfolk) is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, who currently plays for Essex. Mickleburgh is in the Essex 1st team squad for the first time during the 2008 season. He has also played Minor Counties cricket for Norfolk. Mickleburgh also spent the 2007/2008 Australian season with the Newtown and Chilwell Cricket Club playing in the Geelong Cricket Association, where he was warmly welcomed.
Mickleburgh made his first appearance for Essex in the non-first class Pro ARCH Trophy in September 2007 against the PCA Masters XI. He made his first-class debut in August 2008 against Leicestershire, he scored 60 as Essex won by an innings. After his debut Mickleburgh's efforts resulted in the youngster getting a call-up to the England Under-19 squad over the winter, for whom he toured South Africa in the New Year.
On 15 and 16 April 2010 Mickleburgh scored his debut first class century of 174 off 388 balls including 13 fours and a six against Durham. With James Foster this helped to set a record 5th wicket partnership for Essex of 339.
Mickleburgh has spent two summers in Australia, the first as a 17-year-old with the Newtown and Chilwell Cricket Club, the second attending the Darren Lehmann academy in Adelaide.
- http://www.echo-news.co.uk/sport/3698390.Jaik___s_not_a_bad_bloke_for_a_Pom__/ Not a bad bloke for a Pom
- Leicestershire v Essex, CricketArchive, Retrieved on 7 September 2008
- Jaik Mickleburgh at Cricinfo