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Jamie Overton

Key facts

Full Name: Jamie Overton
Born: April 10 1994 , Barnstaple, Devon
County: Somerset
Other teams: England Under-19
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

The strongly-built seamer impressed playing for the Somerset Second XI in 2011, which led to his selection for England Under-19s for the one-day series against South Africa. He featured for England U19s in 2012, along with twin brother Craig. Both were picked for the World Cup squad, having made their first-class and List A debuts. He toured South Africa with the U19s that winter, before forcing his way into Somerset’s first team at the start of the 2013 campaign. Such was his impression for Somerset that summer, he played for England Lions versus Bangladesh A and was named in England’s...

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