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Phil Jaques

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Full Name: Philip Anthony Jaques
Born: May 3 1979 , Wollongong, New South Wales
Other teams: Australia, New South Wales, Northamptonshire, Yorkshire
Test debut: Australia v South Africa, Melbourne, December 26-30 2005
ODI debut: Australia v South Africa, Melbourne (Dock), January 20 2006
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Left-arm medium


The top-order batsman spent the 2003 summer playing for Northamptonshire with a British passport and ended the season as one of the most prolific run scorers in the country, but was told he was surplus to the county's requirements for the following year. He was re-branded as an overseas player for the 2004 season with Yorkshire after playing for New South Wales in the Australian domestic season. Yorkshire employed him as a replacement overseas player whilst Darren Lehmann was on international duty and he repaid their faith in him by plundering over 1,000 first class runs in the 11 games ...

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