James Taylor Biography, Records, Batting, Bowling, Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family, & More


James Taylor Full Biography

Post the retirement of some great English cricketers, The young men James Taylor was the star which everyone expected to take English cricket ahead alongside with Joe Root. The right hand stylish Batsman with hunger to score big runs and handy leg break bowler named James Taylor raised to the cricket within no time. Taylor made his First Class debut for  Leicestershire in 2008. He was the youngest Leicestershire one-day centurion and first-class double centurion in 2009 county season. He was eventually got out on 291 against Sussex and missed his triple hundred.


Following his breakout season with the bat in County Championship, he made his ODI debut against Ireland in Dublin in 2011 and test debut against South Africa in 2012. Termed as the next big thing in English cricket team, batting against Australia in ICC World Cup 2015 he got out on 98 and missed his well deserved century in world cup. He has a several achievements under his belt at such an young age. But unfortunately his was not ended on a high note as in 2016, a heart attack led him to the early retirement from cricket. Post his retirement, he was involved in different coaching courses  and later ECB gave him the coaching role of England Cricket Team.


James Taylor Basic Information 

  • Name: James William Arthur Taylor
  • Nickname: Titch
  • Role: Batsman
  • Batting Style: Right-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: right arm  leg spin

James Taylor Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.):  5’6″
  • Weight (approx.): 68 kg
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown

Personal Life of James Taylor

  • Date of Birth: 6 January 1992
  • Age: 32 years
  • Birth Place: Burroughs on the Hill, Leicestershire, England
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: British
  • School:  Madewell Hall
  • College: Shrewsbury School
  • Educational Qualifications: A-Levels
  • Net Worth: $1 Million

  James Taylor Family & Religion

  • Father: N/A
  •  Mother: N/A
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor: Michael Vaughan
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Address: London, England

Cricket Career Of James Taylor

  • Test:  England vs South Africa at Leeds – August 02 – 06, 2012
  • ODI: Ireland vs England at Dublin – August 25, 2011
  • T20: N/A
  •  Jersey Number: 4
  • Domestic/State Teams: England, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Sussex
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career

Batting Career Summary
M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 7 13 1 312 76 26.0 753 41.43 0 0 2 32 2
ODI 27 26 5 887 101 42.24 1107 80.13 1 0 7 69 12

Bowling Career


Bowling Career Summary
M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 7
ODI 27


Source: Cricbuzz




Highlighted Records of James Taylor

  • He was the youngest Leicestershire player to score a century in a one-day game. He was also the youngest to score a first-class double hundred.
  • He got out on the score of 291 against Sussex, missing out on a triple century in first-class cricket.
  • In 2008, he was the second winner of the Wisden Schools, Cricketer of the year award following Jonny Bairstow
  • He was appointed as a full-time selector for the England cricket team in July 2018 after his retirement.


James Taylor Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: Playing Golf
  • Favorite Cricketers: Kevin Pietersen
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Tiger Woods
  • Favorite Food: Pasta
  • Favorite Color: Blue

James Taylor Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: Married
  • Wife: Josie Taylor
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  • Marriage Date: August 2017
  • Children: N/A

                                       James Taylor Awards and Recognitions

  • In 2008, he was the second winner of the Wisden Schools, Cricketer of the year award.

Controversies did by (James Taylor)

  • N/A

The All Out Cricket Post Interview Of James Taylor

Lesser-Known Facts

  • Taylor is ne of the shortest cricketers to have played English county cricket.

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