|Full name||Jamie Overton|
10 April 1994 |
Barnstaple, Devon, England
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Relations||C Overton (Twin brother)|
|Domestic team information|
|2012–present||Somerset (squad no. 8)|
|FC debut||16 May 2012 Somerset v Surrey|
|LA debut||4 May 2012 Somerset v Surrey|
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. He made his debut for the county in the 2012 Clydesdale Bank 40 against Surrey. His twin brother, Craig, also plays for Somerset.
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.
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- "Player Profile: Craig Overton". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
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- "Jamie Overton, Wicket Maiden". YouTube. Retrieved 12 August 2012.