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Jimmy Peirson

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

Wicketkeeper

Bats Right Hand.
Bowls Does Not Bowl

AGE
25
HEIGHT
CM
BORN

Sydney

COUNTRY

Australia

Australia
STATE

QLD

QLD
LOCAL CLUB

Redlands

Bio

A former Australia under-19 representative, James Peirson first made an impression for the Bulls in the 2013 Ryobi Cup, scoring consecutive half-centuries in his first two matches. 

An accomplished wicketkeeper and solid right-handed batsman capable of playing at the top of the order, Peirson was a standout at the 2011 Australian Under 19 Championships, captaining Queensland to the title and leading the team's run-scoring with 311 runs at 58. 

With veteran keeper Chris Hartley a regular for Queensland, Peirson has had to satisfy himself with second XI cricket early in his career.

But Hartley’s omission from the Bulls’ 2016 Matador BBQs One-Day Cup squad opened the door for the Bulls to fast-track Peirson’s development behind the stumps.

With Hartley announcing his retirement at the end of the 2016-17 season, it opens the door for Peirson to have a huge impact for the Bulls in 2017-18 and beyond.

 

 

Peirson makes crucial 71 on debut

Bulls keeper Jimmy Peirson made 71 from 91 on day three to help his team build a strong lead over South Australia in their Sheffield Shield clash


0:52 Kieron-Pollard-Misses-the-Hatrick-still

Pollard snares two in two for Strikers

McCullum and Peirson were punishing the Strikers before Kieron Pollard removed both in consecutive balls, leaving Alex Ross to face the hat-trick ball


1:38 Peirson-turns-up-the-Heat-in-Adelaide-still

Peirson turns up the Heat in Adelaide

Brisbane opener Jimmy Peirson almost outdid Brendon McCullum with his powerful start to BBL|06, smashing a 29-ball 46 against the Strikers


Rookie skipper praised for selfless act

Jimmy Peirson declares just 18 runs short of a century in Queensland's match against South Australia


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Promising Peirson to captain Queensland

Young wicketkeeper named skipper in Usman Khawaja's absence for upcoming JLT Sheffield Shield clash