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jayant   |  2022-06-01

Jordan Thompson: Top 10 Interesting Facts about the English Cricketer 

Jordan Thompson, the English bowling all-rounder, is currently one of the most talked about English T20 cricketers.

With his all-around performances for Yorkshire in the English T20 Blast, Thompson has impressed cricket fans across the world.

So here, we have listed down 10 interesting facts about Jordan Thompson.

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1) On 9 October 1996, Jordan Thompson was born in Leeds of West Yorkshire, England

2) In 2009, Thompson made his first appearance for Yorkshire and represented them in age-group cricket from Under-13s to Under-19s level

3) In 2013, at the age of 16, Jordan Thompson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes

Currently, Thompson tries to raise awareness for Diabetes in the UK.

4) In 2013, Thompson made his debut for Yorkshire’s 2nd XI but couldn’t make it to the first team easily

He got into the first team only in 2018, after making nine appearances in the English T20 Blast.

5) on 15 July 2018, Jordan Thompson made his T20 debut for Yorkshire in the 2018 T20 Blast

In that game, he played a quickfire 12-run knock-off four balls and also picked the wicket of Travis Head.

6) On 6 May 2019, Jordan Thompson made his List-A debut for Yorkshire against Durham in the 2019 Royal London One-Day Cup

7) On 10 June 2019, Thompson made his first-class debut for Yorkshire against Surrey in a 2019 County Championship match

He picked two wickets in this match and scored 34 runs with the bat.

8) A left-handed batsman and a right-arm pacer, Thompson played for
Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League (BBL) and Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League (PSL)

9) In April 2022, Thompson, London Spirit bought him for the 2022 edition of the domestic T20 tournament ‘The Hundred.’

10) At the age of 25, Jordan Thompson, in his 26 first-class matches, has managed to scalp 85 first-class wickets and has scored 1961 runs in his career

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