J.L.B. Freemantle Bowler

Age: 38
Left-hand batsman
Right-arm medium bowler

James Freemantle was acquired from SACHIN101 for $151k when he was 28 years old. The Glen Iris Greats had saved up a bit of money and decided to invest it in a strong bowler that could be a key player in the team's history, and that he is.

He was traded in during season 33, which the Greats were only part of a 3-team FC league and hence he only managed the 4 first class matches for the season to prove himself. He slotted right into the first XI due to his bowling rating which peaked at 92 (for quite some time too). In his first match, he managed bowling figures of 6/143 and 0/65 and 55 with the bat. His second match saw him get 6/155 and 3/71 as well as 38 and 55 runs. 3rd match: 1/83 and 6/124. These consecutive 6 wickets haul were already great feats, but in his 4th match and the final one of the league, he dominated. 4/100 in the first innings and 4/139 in the second innings were both solid contributions, but it was his efforts with the bat that were the highlight. Just a 64 bat, he managed 177* and then saw the end of the match with 29* in a match that turned the tides for the Greats, as it was the first match in a long time that we had more than 2 centuries in an innings and the first time we scored at least 600. As you would expect, he got man of the match for that match. In that season, his first for the club, he also won the overall mvp award in the Phantom League (the 4-match FC league).

Season 34 was a bit of a drop for Freo, only averaging 17 with the bat and a repectable 33 with the ball, although more was expected of him.

Season 35 was a brilliant one for him, taking 75 wickets at an incredible average of 15 and averaging 67 with the bat and earning the FC runner-up and bowling runner-up awards.

Season 36 was also an amazing one, taking 88 wickets @ 20 and averaging 35 with the bat and, more significantly, winning both the bowling and the overall MVP awards for CC Oceania tier 5. He also had an incredibly dominant match that will go down in the records book as one of the best performances ever against Cattleyard CC when he took a match total of 18 wickets for 143 runs, whilst the rest of the bowlers only managed 2/316 (he also scored 62 off 174). To this day, these figures the best ever bowling match figures and are 4 wickets clear of the 2nd best figures (which he also holds). If one was to look at the Greats' records page for first class, one would see that Freo holds the record for 8 of the 10 bowling awards, as well as 2 partnership records.

Although Freo is dominating in first class, he still struggles in the shorter form, averaging 37 with the ball and only having taken 4 4- or 5-wicket hauls. However, this won't stop Freo from going down as one of the legends of the club.

Club awards:

  • Season 34 OD runner-up
  • Season 35 FC runner-up
  • Season 35 FC bowling runner-up

He is "Bhuvneswar Kumar" of my team.

Statistics

J.L.B. Freemantle has more detailed statistics available.

Debut
01 Apr 2015 Solid Youngsterz vs SRS
Last match
18 Feb 2020 Glen Iris Greats vs Barbados Warriors CC

Batting

MatInnNORunsHSAvgSR501004s6sCtStRO
Career 125177522365177*18.9238.008320115701

Bowling

MatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAvgEcoSR4w5w10w
Career 125260411575656011/9143/1828.143.6346.5021427
Debut
08 Feb 2015 Solid Youngsterz vs Dhaansu Boys
Last match
24 Mar 2020 Camburton South CC vs Glen Iris Greats

Batting

MatInnNORunsHSAvgSR501004s6sCtStRO
Career 1012133010730.0045.9611290600

Bowling

MatBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAvgEcoSR4w5w10w
Career 102212152631153/5230/749.234.1471.35110
Debut
04 Nov 2014 Solid Youngsterz vs Burning Soldiers
Last match
18 Mar 2020 Glen Iris Greats vs Camburton South CC

Batting

MatInnNORunsHSAvgSR501004s6sCtStRO
Career 5228124297526.8193.26204761903

Bowling

MatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvgEcoSR4w5w
Career 52264523516726/935.095.3339.4831
Debut
03 Oct 2014 Solid Youngsterz vs Kundapur Terminator
Last match
10 Aug 2020 The Free Ballers vs Glen Iris Greats

Batting

MatInnNORunsHSAvgSR501004s6sCtStRO
Season 20000--0000000
Career 472251111353483*25.2485.1210034729123020

Bowling

MatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvgEcoSR4w5w
Season 272110253/155.009.1736.0000
Career 472255602226758537/738.065.2343.691416

Recent matches

Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Competition Date
57/1 Glen Iris Greats v The Free Ballers One day (50 over) 10 Aug 2020
53/1 Glen Iris Greats v Amateurs' CC One day (50 over) 03 Aug 2020
19/2 Glen Iris Greats v Honley CC One day (50 over) 20 Jul 2020
79/1, 3*, 1c Glen Iris Greats v Adensty Destroyers One day (50 over) 13 Jul 2020
66/0 Glen Iris Greats v Amateurs' CC One day (50 over) 06 Jul 2020
21*, 33/0 Glen Iris Greats v The Mighty Mighty Ducks One day (50 over) 29 Jun 2020
33/2 Glen Iris Greats v Chudleigh Expats CC One day (50 over) 22 Jun 2020
54/1, 1c Glen Iris Greats v Barygaza CC One day (50 over) 15 Jun 2020
22/2 Glen Iris Greats v The Ducklings One day (50 over) 08 Jun 2020
26/1 Glen Iris Greats v Honley CC One day (50 over) 01 Jun 2020