James Lee Pattinson is an Australian cricketer who plays for Victoria, and for Australia. Pattinson played for Dandenong Cricket Club in Victorian Premier Cricket and also played for Australia in the 2008 Under-19 World Cup in Malaysia. On 23 December 2009, James broke the record for Victorian One Day cricket by taking 6 for 48 off 10 overs with 1 maiden. On 9 January 2011, James was picked up by IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders for US$100,000 to play for them in IPL 2012. James Pattinson was named in the Australian ODI squad for its tour of Bangladesh in April 2011. He made his ODI debut in the third and final match of the series and took the wicket of Imrul Kayes. James Pattinson made his Test debut in the 2011/12 home series against New Zealand, in the first Test in Brisbane on 1 December 2011. He took 5 wickets for 27 runs in the second innings of his debut Test and helped Australia to a nine-wicket win, then took five wickets in the first innings of the second test, and was named Man of the Series. He won another Man of the Match award in his next Test, the 2011 Boxing Day Test against India.