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James Benning (cricketer)

James Benning
Personal information
Full name James Graham Edward Benning
Born (1983-05-04) 4 May 1983
Mill Hill, London, England
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium pace
Domestic team information
Years Team
2009 – 2010 Leicestershire
2003 – 2009 Surrey (squad no. 3)
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 36 77 50
Runs scored 1642 2465 1032
Batting average 31.57 33.76 22.43
100s/50s 4/7 3/15 –/7
Top score 128 189* 88
Balls bowled 1287 968 42
Wickets 14 31 2
Bowling average 70.71 35.06 28.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 3/57 4/43 1/7
Catches/stumpings 14/– 26/– 15/–
Source: Cricinfo, 27 July 2009

James Benning (born 4 May 1983 in Mill Hill, London) is an English cricketer who played for Leicestershire County Cricket Club and Surrey. He is a right-hand bat and right-arm medium pace bowler. Benning played for the minor county team, Buckinghamshire, in 2001, in one Under-19 "Test" for England in 2002 and joined Surrey in 2003.

Benning won the NBC Denis Compton Award for young players in 2003.

James, who used to attend Caterham School, shared in a one-day world record 496-4 (with Surrey) in 2007. He and Ali Brown, also a former Caterham School pupil, put on 296 opening for Surrey, with Benning going on to make 152.

He finished the 2005/06 domestic one day campaign with the highest average of any county player. After leaving Surrey he joined Leicestershire, but was released after the 2010 season.


  • Surrey CCC official website
  • Cricket Archive page on James Benning
  • Cricinfo page on James Benning

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