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James Harris

Key facts

Full Name: James Alexander Russell Harris
Born: May 16 1990 , Swansea
County: Middlesex
Other teams: Glamorgan, England Under-19s, Wales Minor Counties
Batting Style: Right-hand batsman
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast


Harris burst onto the county scene in 2006 when he took 12-118 against Gloucestershire just before his 17th birthday, which made him the youngest bowler to get a 10-wicket championship haul, eclipsing Somerset's Brian Langford. He followed that with 87 not out from number 10 against Nottinghamshire and if Dean Cosker had not succumbed at the other end Harris might have become the youngest championship centurion. He benefited from the coaching of former Glamorgan great Alan Jones, who for years gave up every winter Saturday morning to coach Harris. Harris was shortlisted for the BBC Yo...

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