Tom Hartley is an English cricketer who plays for England in international tournaments and Lancashire in domestic cricket. He became popular on his test debut against India in 2024 as he took seven wickets in the second innings which helped England defeat India.
- 1 Wiki/Biography
- 2 Physical Appearance
- 3 Family
- 4 Relationships/Affairs
- 5 Nationality/Citizenship
- 6 Signature
- 7 Career
- 8 Awards
- 9 Income/Salary
- 10 Facts/Trivia
Tom William Hartley aka Tommy Hartley was born on Monday, 3 May 1999 (age 24 years; as of 2024) in Ormskirk, Lancashire, England. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He initially played football (soccer) and also joined a football academy; however, the trainers did not find him suitable and told him to change his sport.
He studied at Merchant Taylors’ School, Crosby where he started playing cricket. He later joined Ormskirk CC where he started playing cricket and later became a professional cricketer.
Height: 6′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Medium Golden Brown
Eye Colour: Blue
Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 40″, Waist 32″, Biceps 12″
Parents & Siblings
His father Bill Hartley aka William John Hartley is a retired athlete and won many medals for England. His father and his mother, Ann-Louise Hart, work at Hartley Nurseries. He has an elder sister named Annabelle Hartley who also works at Hartley Nurseries.
Wife & Children
He is unmarried and does not have any children.
His girlfriend, Lauren Elizabeth Turner, is an NHS Professional and also holds a Master’s degree in physiotherapy which she pursued at the University of Bradford; they have been dating since 2022.
He was dating another nurse in 2021.
He is a British citizen.
In 2013, he started playing for Ormskirk Cricket Club in the Liverpool Premier League. He played for Lancashire Under-15, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School, Crosby, and Lancashire Academy in 2015, and Lancashire Under-17 and Marylebone Cricket Club Schools in 2016.
He later represented Lancashire Under-19 and Lancashire Second XI in 2018. He also played in Australi for The Butchers Cricket Club in the Northern Districts Cricket Club tournament.
He later played for Lancashire in domestic tournaments after signing his first professional contract with them in March 2019 and made his first-class debut on 1 August 2020 in the 2020 Bob Willis Trophy and his T20 debut on 27 August 2020 for Lancashire in the 2020 T20 Blast.
In 2023, he extended his contract with Lancashire till the 2026 season. In April 2023, he hit his first fifty in first-class cricket by hitting 73 runs not out in 50 balls which was studded with 7 fours and 5 sixes.
Tom Hartley made his List A debut on 15 February 2023 against Sri Lanka A in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
He gained attention for his debut test match against India on 25 January 2024 in Hyderabad, India.
In his first test match, he helped England win the test match by taking his maiden test 5-wicket haul. In the first innings, he scored 23 runs and took 2 wickets for 131 runs and in the second innings, he hit 34 runs and claimed 7 wickets for 62 runs. His first test delivery was hit for a six by Yashasvi Jaiswal, yet he managed to take a fifer to make England winners of his debut test match.
He made his ODI debut on 23 September 2023 against Ireland in Nottingham and scored 12 runs off 9 balls and went wicketless for 48 runs in 10 overs.
In 2021, he was acquired by Manchester Originals for the inaugural season of the 100-ball tournament The Hundred in 2021 for 24 thousand pounds. He was retained by Manchester Originals for £75,000 for the 2024 season.
Abu Dhabi T10 League
He was acquired by the Bangla Tigers for the 5th season of the T10 League in 2021. In the 6th season in 2022, he played for the New York Strikers.
He wears jersey number 79 for England in international fixtures.
He wears jersey number 2 for Lancashire in domestic English competitions and Manchester Originals in The Hundred.
- Young Player of the Year Award by Lancashire Club in 2020 and 2022
- T20 Player of the Year Award by Lancashire Club in 2021
- PCA Player of the Month (of July 2021)
He earned a salary of £75,000 for the 2023 season of The Hundred after being retained by Manchester Originals.
- His batting style is left-handed, and his bowling style is slow left-arm orthodox. He plays as a bowling allrounder and has also shown his power-hitting capabilities in a few domestic matches.
- Tom Hartley became the brand ambassador of the Sport In Mind charity organisation in 2021 which aims to promote the importance of mental health through sports and fitness.
- In November 2022, he signed up with B3 Cricket for cricket bats and accessories.
- He is managed by Insignia Sports International (ISI).
- Tom Hartley likes to visit animal parks, cruising on boats, and travelling to different cities whenever he gets time away from playing cricket.
- He likes drinking alcoholic beverages including wine and beer during dates and celebrations.
- Apart from cricket, he likes playing golf to relax and strengthen his arm.
- He said in an interview that he was a chubby kid and played cricket instead of athletics. He credited as father being the reason behind his success as his father never pushed him into athletics and allowed him to pursue his dreams and ambitions.