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Jim Troughton

Key facts

Full Name: Jamie Oliver Troughton
Born: March 2 1979 , Camden
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: England
ODI debut: England v Pakistan, Old Trafford, June 17, 2003
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm spin

Biography

The grandson of Dr Who actor Patrick Troughton, Jim had barely started his professional career when England came calling in 2003. However, after failing to pass 20 in five innings, the left-handed batsman was quickly discarded and has not been seen on the international stage since. Despite that, Troughton has proved a stalwart for Warwickshire without ever really fulfilling his early-career promise. He was named the county’s captain in late 2010 and oversaw an almost successful quest to win the LV= County Championship title the following year, when Warwickshire finished second. They wen...

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