James Lee Pattinson Story

James Lee Pattinson Story

James Lee Pattinson


James Pattinson is an international Australian cricketer who plays for Victoria as well as for the Australian national team. After his Test debut in 2011, Pattinson was out of the Australian side for nearly two years before making an amazing comeback in the team during the West Indies’ 2015 tour of Australia.

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Early Life

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Born to English parents in Melbourne, Victoria on May 3, 1990, Pattinson was active in sports since a young age. An all-round athlete Pattinson has played for cricket teams in the national and international stage since a very young age. Pattinson made his mark as a serious right-arm fast bowler while playing for Victoria, Victoria Under-19s and Dandenong. He later came to limelight with his impressive Test debut in 2011.


james pattinson of australia during day one of the somerset versus australia tour match at the county ground on june 26 2013

James Pattinson has played for a large number of different teams since a young age as a right-arm fast bowler. He has played for Australian international team, Australia A, Australia Under-19s, Victoria, Victoria Under-19s, Dandenong and Kolkata Knight Riders. Pattinson has been called a strong fast bowler who is likely to be Australia’s star players within the next few years.


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Pattinson has been recognized for his amazingly strong fast bowling in the International cricket circuits. He showed his talent against New Zealand in the Test with a personal score of 5/27. An ODI in 2012 against Sri Lanka in MCG saw him score an impressive 4/51. His best performance till date in the T-20 format was in 2014 against the Hobart Hurricanes with a score of 4/24.

Personal Life

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James Lee Pattinson was born in Melbourne, Victoria on May 3, 1990 to English parents. His older brother, Darren Pattinson, has appeared for the English cricket team for one Test match. Pattinson is currently dating Kayla Dickson, who is Tory Dickson’s sister since 2012.


Pattinson has managed to make a mark in the International cricket circles and has won the Player if the Series Award for the New Zealand Tour of Australia in 2011/12.

Pattinson has also won the Man of the Match Awards for the 1st Test against New Zealand in 2011 as well as against India in 2012.

James Pattinson On Being Dropped From The Test Team