James Golding

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James Golding
Personal information
Full name James Matthew Golding
Born (1977-07-19) 19 July 1977 (age 40)
Canterbury, Kent
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998–2000 Kent Cricket Board
1999–2002 Kent
2005–2009 Wiltshire
FC debut 15 July 1999 Kent v New Zealand
Last FC 19 July 2002 Kent v Surrey
LA debut 4 May 1999 Kent Cricket Board v Denmark
Last LA 3 May 2002 Wiltshire v Kent
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 11 40
Runs scored 224 383
Batting average 24.88 19.15
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 32 47*
Balls bowled 1,162 1,544
Wickets 14 48
Bowling average 45.50 25.43
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a
Best bowling 4/76 4/42
Catches/stumpings 2/– 8/–
Source: CricInfo, 11 October 2017

James Matthew Golding (born 19 July 1977) is a former English professional cricketer. He was born in Canterbury in Kent and played for Kent County Cricket Club, Kent Cricket Board and Wiltshire County Cricket Club between 1998 and 2009.[1]

Golding made his debut for Kent's Second XI in 1995 before making his First-class cricket debut for the county in 1999 against the touring New Zealanders. He signed as a professional member of Kent's playing staff at the end of the 1999 season.[2][3]He played List A cricket for Kent Cricket Board in the 1999 NatWest Trophy before going on to play 36 times for the Kent List A side between 2000 and 2002, including a match against the touring Indian side in 2002 when he recorded his best List A bowling figures of 4/42, including bowling Sachin Tendulkar.[4]

He made his County Championship debut for Kent in 2001 against Somerset at Taunton, taking three wickets in Somerset's first innings.[5] Golding played 11 first-class matches for Kent before being released at the end of the 2002 season.[6][7] After leaving Kent, Golding played Minor Counties cricket for Wiltshire between 2005 and 2009 as well as making one List A appearance for the county in the 2005 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy.[8]

Golding became a P.E. teacher after leaving the professional game. He worked at Abbeyfield School in Chippenham, Wiltshire and, as of October 2017, is Teacher in charge of cricket at Abingdon School in Oxfordshire.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ James Golding, CricInfo. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  2. ^ Turrell W (1999) Kent CCC Members Meeting, CricInfo, 1999-10-21. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  3. ^ Kent sign four new players, CricInfo, 1999-10-20. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  4. ^ Setback for India as Kent triumph, CricInfo, 2002-06-24. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  5. ^ Latham R (2001) Somerset still trail after following on, CricInfo, 2001-05-18. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  6. ^ McCague moves on, BBC Sport, 2002-09-23. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  7. ^ Kent playing staff changes for 2003, CricInfo, 2002-09-23. Retrieved 2017-10-11.
  8. ^ James Golding, CricketArchive. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  9. ^ James Gosling, Abingdon School. Retrieved 2017-10-10.

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