James Lee Pattinson is an Australian Cricket player who is a right hand batsman and a right-arm fast-medium. James was born in Melbourne in 1990 and is presently playing with Victoria team. He has played for Dandenong Cricket Club in Victorian Premier Cricket. At a recent IPL players auction, James was retained by the Kolkata Knight Riders team to play for the IPL 5 season 2012.
James played for Australia in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia. James made his first class debut for the Victorian Bushrangers and won a contract with Nottinghamshire consequently. He broke the record of Victorian One Day cricket in December 2009 by taking 6 wickets conceiving 48 runs of 10 over’s which included a maiden, despite his efforts Victoria ending up in losing side against New South Wales.
A part of the IPL 2011 for Kolkata Knight Riders, he was one of the bowlers having good performance with the ball.
Pattinson has played in 4 test matches, scoring 88 runs. He has bowled 815 balls of 453 runs, taking 25 wickets in hand. Of the 5 ODI matches, he bowled 240 balls of 227 runs, with 8 wickets and a bowling average of 28.37. moreover, so far, James has played in 3 T20Is, 13 First class matches, 22 List A matches and in 13 Twenty20 matches.