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Jimmy Adams

Key facts

Full Name: James Henry Kenneth Adams
Born: September 23 1980 , Winchester
County: Hampshire
Other teams: England U19, England Lions
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium

Biography

A left-handed opening batsman, Adams had long been established as one of Hampshire's most consistent performers across all formats before being appointed captain in 2012. A complete overhaul of his technique in the winter of 2008-09 turned Adams into a prolific scorer on the county circuit and for a while he was a regular figure in the England Lions squad. Adams is also a dynamic fielder – highlighted by two spectacular catches in the 2009 Friends Provident Trophy semi-final against Lancashire, a competition in which he made 55 in the final to help beat Sussex. He also excelled in th...

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