Jamie Overton

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Jamie Overton
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Personal information
Full name Jamie Overton
Born (1994-04-10) 10 April 1994 (age 23)
Barnstaple, Devon, England
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Batting Right-handed
Bowling Right-arm fast
Role Bowler
Relations C Overton (Twin brother)
Domestic team information
Years Team
2012–present Somerset (squad no. 8)
FC debut 16 May 2012 Somerset v Surrey
LA debut 4 May 2012 Somerset v Surrey
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 45 24 26
Runs scored 766 230 95
Batting average 17.40 23.00 11.87
100s/50s 0/4 0/0 0/0
Top score 56 40* 31
Balls bowled 5,959 953 525
Wickets 103 37 28
Bowling average 34.99 27.89 28.07
5 wickets in innings 2 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 6/95 4/42 4/22
Catches/stumpings 4/– 13/– 11/–
Source: CricketArchive, 24 June 2017

Jamie Overton (born 10 April 1994) is an English cricketer who plays for Somerset County Cricket Club. He is a right-arm fastbowler who also bats right-handed.[1] He made his debut for the county in the 2012 Clydesdale Bank 40 against Surrey.[2] His twin brother, Craig, also plays for Somerset.[3]

Overton began a rise to wider prominence in the cricket world with a hostile spell of bowling in the opening match of the 2012 U-19 World Cup against Australia in Townsville, registering speeds approaching 93 mph (150 km/h) on his way to claiming two top-order wickets via slip catches held by his brother.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player Profile: Jamie Overton". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "CB40 Group B, Surrey v Somerset at London, May 4, 2012". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Player Profile: Craig Overton". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Competitive Overton twins put in creditable show". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Jamie Overton, Wicket Maiden". YouTube. Retrieved 12 August 2012. 

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