Wayne James

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Wayne James
Personal information
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style -
Career statistics
Competition Tests ODIs
Matches 4 11
Runs scored 61 101
Batting average 15.25 14.42
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 33 29
Balls bowled - -
Wickets - -
Bowling average - -
5 wickets in innings - -
10 wickets in match - n/a
Best bowling - -
Catches/stumpings 16/0 6/0
Source: Cricinfo, 11 February 2006

Wayne Robert James (born 27 August 1965 in Bulawayo) is a cricketer who played four Tests and eleven One Day Internationals for Zimbabwe as a wicketkeeper batsman.

His highest first-class score of 215 was made for Matabeleland in the Logan Cup in 1995-96. In the same season he set a world record with nine dismissals in an innings. By taking four catches in the second innings he also finished with a match record tally of dismissals with 13. Remarkably, in the same match as he set that record, he scored 99 runs while batting in the first innings and was left stranded on 99 not out in the second innings — the only player to have achieved this double near-miss.