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Alex Blake      

Full name Alexander James Blake

Born January 25, 1989, Farnborough, Kent

Current age 27 years 157 days

Major teams Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Leeds/Bradford MCCU

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Alexander James Blake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 34 54 4 1117 105* 22.34 1945 57.42 1 4 168 10 21 0
List A 56 45 11 951 89 27.97 977 97.33 0 6 101 20 30 0
Twenty20 72 64 17 1018 71* 21.65 755 134.83 0 5 77 45 38 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 34 8 204 129 3 2/9 2/9 43.00 3.79 68.0 0 0 0
List A 56 3 84 74 3 2/13 2/13 24.66 5.28 28.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 72 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v New Zealanders at Canterbury, Apr 28-30, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury, Jun 26-29, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 15, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 2, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Sussex at Canterbury, Jun 30, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
36* Kent v Sussex Canterbury 30 Jun 2016 T20
11, 1* Kent v Derbyshire Canterbury 26 Jun 2016 FC
3 Kent v Middlesex Canterbury 24 Jun 2016 T20
9 Kent 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Canterbury 21 Jun 2016 Other
30 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Jun 2016 T20
14 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 15 Jun 2016 LA
36* Kent v Somerset Canterbury 14 Jun 2016 LA
- Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 12 Jun 2016 LA
3 Kent v Sussex Hove 10 Jun 2016 T20
0* Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 8 Jun 2016 T20
Profile

Alex Blake caught the attention with some whirlwind displays in white-ball cricket in 2015 as part of an exciting Kent side that reached two cup quarter-finals and brought hopes of better times ahead without managing to win a trophy. Three innings stood out: a career-best 71 not out from just 30 balls against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl which turned Kent's T20 season, 59 in 24 balls against Gloucestershire at Cheltenham to secure that last-eight place, and another pulverising effort from a seemingly hopeless position against Lancashire at Canterbury in a losing cause over 50 overs. He resisted overtures from Sussex at the end of 2015 to remain with Kent, his native county, but expressed his desire to make progress in the four-day game.

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Sep 4, 2014

Alex Blake took a blow on the head from Boyd Rankin, Warwickshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, semi-final, Edgbaston, September 4, 2014

Alex Blake took a blow on the head from Boyd Rankin

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Jul 12, 2014

Alex Blake struck three sixes in his 29, Essex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Colchester, July 12, 2014

Alex Blake struck three sixes in his 29

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Jul 11, 2014

Alex Blake revived Kent's innings with a late burst, Sussex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Hove, July 11, 2014

Alex Blake revived Kent's innings with a late burst

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County Results
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Sep 24-27, 2013
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 24-27, 2013
Kent won by 2 wickets
Notts v Somerset at Nottingham - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Sussex v Durham at Hove - Sep 24-27, 2013
Sussex won by 6 wickets
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