James Burke (cricketer)
|Full name||James Edward Burke|
25 January 1991 |
Plymouth, Devon, England
|Height||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Bowling style||Right arm medium-fast|
|Domestic team information|
|2017–present||→ Leicestershire (on loan)|
|FC debut||31 March 2012 Somerset v Cardiff MCCU|
|LA debut||27 June 2014 Somerset v Essex|
Source: CricketArchive, 1 April 2017
James Edward Burke (born 25 January 1991) is an English cricketer who plays for Surrey County Cricket Club but is currently on loan at Leicestershire. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm medium-fast bowler. He made his first-class debut for Somerset against Cardiff MCC University, on 31 March 2012. Burke plays club cricket for Budleigh Salterton CC in the Premier Division of the Devon Cricket League.
Having been released by Somerset at the end of the 2011 season, Burke enjoyed a successful return to the Second XI in 2013 and he was rewarded with a summer contract with Somerset for the 2014 season.
- "James Regan named as 'keeper for Cardiff MCCU game". Somerset CCC. 30 March 2012.
- "Three New Somerset Contracts". Somerset County Cricket Club. 15 April 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2014.
- "James Burke: Surrey to sign Somerset all-rounder". BBC Sport. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
- "Burke signs on season-long loan". Leicestershire County Cricket Club. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 25 January 2017.
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