Right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler
Correct as of the end of the 2015 Season
Jim Allenby joined Somerset on a three year contract from Glamorgan commencing in 2015.
Jim was born in Australia, but is England qualified.
In First Class Cricket he averages over 40 with the bat and has taken 254 wickets at 25.79 runs each in the 121 games he has played.
In 2013 he scored over 1,000 runs and took 26 wickets, while last season he scored 969 runs and took 54 wickets in the County Championship.
He also has an impressive record in one-day cricket and in his 95 List A matches he averages 26.20 with the bat and 31.85 with the ball, while in T20 cricket he has scored 2,500 runs at 32.09 and claimed 52 wickets at 32.40.
Jim began his First Class career with Leicestershire where he played between 2006 and 2009, when he moved to Glamorgan.
Allenby played all 18 of Somerset’s First Class matches in which he scored 654 runs at an average of 23.36, with a best of 64. He also took 23 wickets at 31.65.
Jim captained the side in the Royal London One-Day Cup in 2015.
Somerset Career Record
Batting and Fielding Averages