Alex Wharf      

Full name Alexander George Wharf

Born June 4, 1975, Bradford, Yorkshire

Current age 42 years 23 days

Major teams England, Glamorgan, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire

Nickname Gangster

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Other Umpire

Height 6 ft 4 in

Education Thomas Danby College

Alexander George Wharf
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 13 5 3 19 9 9.50 28 67.85 0 0 0 1 1 0
First-class 121 184 29 3570 128* 23.03 6 14 63 0
List A 155 109 22 1411 72 16.21 0 1 42 0
T20s Insights on t20 34 20 7 157 19 12.07 130 120.76 0 0 12 6 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 13 13 584 428 18 4/24 4/24 23.77 4.39 32.4 1 0 0
First-class 121 16825 10941 293 6/59 37.34 3.90 57.4 5 1
List A 155 6497 5552 192 6/5 6/5 28.91 5.12 33.8 7 1 0
T20s Insights on t20 34 32 644 1028 39 4/39 4/39 26.35 9.57 16.5 2 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut England v India at Nottingham, Sep 1, 2004 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v England at Centurion, Feb 13, 2005 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1994
Last First-class Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby, Sep 2-5, 2008 scorecard
List A debut 1994
Last List A Warwickshire v Glamorgan at Birmingham, Jul 19, 2009 scorecard
T20s debut Northamptonshire v Glamorgan at Northampton, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Gloucestershire v Glamorgan at Bristol, Jun 28, 2009 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/57, 2, 0/3 Glam 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Cardiff 19 Aug 2009 Other
0/55, 9 Glam 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Cardiff 18 Aug 2009 Other OD
42, 0/15, 21, 0/16 Glam 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Liverpool 12 Aug 2009 Other
22, 0/5 Glam 2nd XI v Lancs 2nd XI Liverpool 11 Aug 2009 Other OD
- Glamorgan v Warwickshire Birmingham 19 Jul 2009 LA
2/16 Glam 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnsley 15 Jul 2009 Other
3/34, 17 Glam 2nd XI v Yorks 2nd XI Barnsley 14 Jul 2009 Other OD
1/37 Glamorgan v Gloucs Bristol 28 Jun 2009 T20
0/19, 1 Glamorgan v Northants Cardiff 26 Jun 2009 T20
0/25, 15 Glamorgan v Worcs Worcester 24 Jun 2009 T20
Profile

Alex Wharf had his first taste of county cricket with Yorkshire in 1994. As a youngster, Wharf was a member of the Yorkshire Academy, but found his first-team opportunities restricted, and joined Nottinghamshire in 1997. In his opening match for their 2nd XI, he confirmed his abilities as a batsman with an unbeaten century. Despite several useful performances, Wharf was released by Nottinghamshire in 1999, and moved to Glamorgan. He proved to be a very shrewd signing, and deservedly won his county cap towards the end of the 2000 season. He marked his Glamorgan debut with a hundred against Oxford University, and his 101 not out against Northants was a vital ingredient in Glamorgan's 144-run victory. That same season he picked up 37 wickets, including a career-best 5 for 68, at an average of just over 25, and would have taken even more had he not been hampered by injury. He also bowled several important spells in one-day games, most notably in the Benson & Hedges Cup semi-final against Surrey, and was chosen as Glamorgan's Young Player of the Year. A persistent heel injury restricted his appearances for a while, but after successful seasons in 2003 and 2004, Wharf was called up to the England one-day side - and made an immediate mark against India at Trent Bridge, taking the wicket of Sourav Ganguly with his fifth ball and striking twice more in an impressive opening spell. After this Wharf faded from the international scene due to a combination of injuries, loss of form and not being good enough. He toured the West Indies with England A in 2005-06 but had a poor domestic season and faded from the scene before a long-standing knee injury forced him to retire at the end of the 2009 season.
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May 1, 2008

Alex Wharf takes a blow during his innings, Gloucestershire v Glamorgan, County Championship, Bristol, May 1, 2008

Alex Wharf takes a blow during his innings

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Feb 11, 2005

Herschelle Gibbs carried South Africa's innings with an unbeaten 103 in the sixth one-day international at Durban, South Africa v England, February 11, 2005

Herschelle Gibbs carried South Africa's innings with an unbeaten 103 in the sixth one-day international at Durban

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Feb 11, 2005

Alex Wharf leaps in triumph as Graeme Smith falls early, in the sixth one-day international at Durban, South Africa v England, February 11, 2005

Alex Wharf leaps in triumph as Graeme Smith falls early, in the sixth one-day international at Durban

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Worcs at Chester-le-Street - Jun 26-29
Durham 197 Worcs 213/4 (43 ov)
Essex v Middlesex at Chelmsford - Jun 26-29
Middlesex 246 Essex 106/0 (36 ov)
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Jun 26-29
Derbyshire 288 Glamorgan 5/0 (2 ov)
Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton - Jun 26-29
Hampshire 211/9d Somerset 18/0 (6 ov)
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Jun 26-29
Northants 261 Leics 65/4 (25 ov)
Notts v Kent at Nottingham - Jun 26-29
Kent 180 Notts 135/3 (42 ov)
Sussex v Gloucs at Hove - Jun 26-29
Sussex 358/9d Gloucs 31/0 (7 ov)
Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham - Jun 26-29
Lancashire 273 Warwickshire 23/1 (13 ov)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds - Jun 26-29
Surrey 374/6 (96 ov)
ENG Women v PAK Women at Leicester - Jun 27
ENG Women 185/2 (29.3/50 ov)
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