Jamie Dalrymple is Kenyan born all rounder, an off spinner and a very competent middle order batsman. While at Oxford, he became the only fourth batsmen to have scored a double century in the Varsity match by hammering victorious 236 in the year 2003, took 5 wickets in the first innings and in the next match he scored a century in the one day match all this good performance earned him a good impression.
In the year 2004 his opportunity of joining Middlesex became scarce but by the month of May he scored his best score of 244 runs against Surrey its opponent team at the Oval. He scored a century after eight days in the C & G Trophy against opponent team Glamorgan at Lord’s.
During the Natwest series against Sri Lanka in June 2006 with most of the experienced players, Jamie was called to play in the one day team and made his debut against Ireland in practice match at Stormont. Soon enough Jamie became a shinning star in the side which was struggling and his selection was fixed almost for every ODI. After he helped to win the CB Series played in Australia by taking the best backward point catch of his career and also was put in the squad for England’s World Cup in West Indies he played only three games and was disappointing in all the three games. In late 2007 he rejected a contract with Middlesex and joined Glamorgan for a three year contract and was selected as the Glamorgan’s captain during the 2009 session.
Career HighlightsJamie played 25 matches till now and gathered 693 runs at an average of 28.87; his highest score was 111. On the bowling side he took 31 wickets in 25 matches at an economy rate of 4.17.