James Faulkner

James Peter Faulkner was born on April 29, 1990 in Launceston, Tasmania. His parents were interested in sport too. Actually, his father Peter Faulkner was a cricketer and played first-class cricket for Tasmania. He also has a brother Jimmy Faulkner. They both are players for T20. He attended a local primary school. He ended hia education when he was a teenager for the beginning of his sport career. There is quite a little information about his early life and childhood.

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He is playing as all-rounder, left-arm medium pacer and right-hand batsman. He began his professional career in the 2007. In the 2011 He was a member of the Pune Warriors India team. The next year he became a player for Kings XI Punjab and played three games for this team. In the 2012 he was a captain for the Tasmania Under-17s. During the Indian Premier League in the 2013 James was bought and later jointed to the Rajasthan Royals. During the last season of Sheffield Shield season he scored his maiden of first class for the Tasmania team against New South Wales. James Faulkner earned a state contract for 2007–08 season as well as a place in the Australia U-19 team during the 2008.

In the beginning of 2012 James made his debut as player of the Twenty20 International when he was just 22 years old. His first game was against India team. James was chosen for the squad to England tour in the 2013. During the same year James established himself as a regular player of Australia's One Day team. He also showed good results against India team. Being one of the former players of the One Day International, James hit his maiden century against India in the 2013 in Bengaluru. It became the second fastest century by any Australian batsman when he scored off about 57 balls.

During the Cricket World Cup Final in the 2015 he showed his best results and later was also awarded by Man of the Match award being the member of the World Cup winning team. In the 2016 he appeared on the second ODI against Sri Lanka and made a hatrick. During the ODI against New Zealand James got a hamstring injury and went home to Australia. Previously in the 2015 he left the game with ‘side soreness’ in the final series against England team.

During the years of his career he also played for Melbourne Stars in the Sheffield Season. James Faulkner Bowling speed is a very noticeable and it makes him one of the big stars in Australian National team. He also has a nickname “The Finisher”. James is not married yet. Currently he has a girlfriend, which name remains behind the covers. There is no any news about his relationship and dating. No list of his girlfriend is found. His net worth is still under evaluation. According to his contract with Australian Cricket Board, he is earning about 5 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 29 Apr, 1990
Age: 30 yrs
Occupations: Cricketer
Citizenship: Australia
Birth Place: Launceston
Gender: Male
Description: Australian cricketer
Net Worth 2021: 5 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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