James Franklin Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 41 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth November 7, 1980

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m)
Weight 78 kg (171 lbs)
Waist 32 inches
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Nickname James
Full Name James Edward Charles Franklin
Profession Cricketer
Nationality American
Birthplace Wellington, New Zealand
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Scorpio

James Edward Charles Franklin is a cricket coach and former cricket player. He originally comes from New Zealand and has played all forms of the game internationally. The best is, he has gained much acclaim at the national and international levels.

In January 2019, the cricket player, James Franklin was selected and appointed the head coach of Durham Country Cricket Club.


During his career, James Franklin was both a left-arm medium-fast bowler who swung the ball and a middle-order batsman who hit the ball hard.

In his early career, he was a capable left-handed batsman, but he greatly improved his skills over the years. In October 2004 against Bangladesh, he became one of only two New Zealanders to take a hat-trick in Test cricket.

The professional cricketer played for the Mumbai Indians, the Bangladesh Premier League’s Rajshahi Kings, the Australian Big Bash League’s Adelaide Strikers, and in the Caribbean Premier League’s Guyana Amazon Warriors and Barbados Tridents.


James Franklin became the first man to take a wicket with their first ball in the 2007 Cricket World Cup. In 2005/06 and 2008/09, he made 208 and 219 runs respectively for Wellington against Auckland.

James Franklin Education

Qualification East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

James Franklin Career

Profession: Cricketer

Salary: $4.3 Million Approx

Net Worth: $12 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: James Franklin

Mother: Jocelyn Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Marital Status: Married

Kerry Franklin

James Franklin Favorites

Hobbies: Video Game, Painting, Hiking

Favorite Food: Seafood Paella, Som Tam, Chicken Rice

Favorite Destination: Germany, United Kingdom

Favorite Color: Green, Gray

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