Jack Leach      

Full name Matthew Jack Leach

Born June 22, 1991, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 24 years 230 days

Major teams Cardiff MCCU, Dorset, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Somerset Under-17s, Valley District Cricket Club

Nickname Leachy

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Bishop Fox's School, Richard Huish College

Matthew Jack Leach
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 17 18 6 168 43 14.00 420 40.00 0 0 25 0 3 0
List A 15 4 1 21 18 7.00 46 45.65 0 0 2 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 17 24 2903 1212 39 7/106 11/180 31.07 2.50 74.4 1 2 1
List A 15 15 786 634 18 3/52 3/52 35.22 4.83 43.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Warwickshire at Taunton, Sep 22-25, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Aug 12, 2012 scorecard
Last List A Somerset v Surrey at Taunton, Aug 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21*, 7/106, 15, 4/74 Somerset v Warwickshire Taunton 22 Sep 2015 FC
1/17 Somerset v Sussex Hove 14 Sep 2015 FC
0/6, 1/116 Somerset v Hampshire Taunton 9 Sep 2015 FC
2, 1/67, 0* Somerset v Yorkshire Leeds 1 Sep 2015 FC
5, 1/5 Somerset v Worcs Taunton 21 Aug 2015 FC
1/67 Somerset v Surrey Taunton 17 Aug 2015 LA
2/25 Somerset v Yorkshire Scarborough 5 Aug 2015 LA
1*, 1/51 Somerset v Northants Northampton 3 Aug 2015 LA
1/48 Somerset v Gloucs Bristol 2 Aug 2015 LA
3/52 Somerset v Worcs Taunton 31 Jul 2015 LA
Profile

Jack Leach - he is known by his middle name - is a tidy left-arm spinner with an unusually high action. He was born in Taunton and developed through the Somerset youth system. He played in the same u13, u15 and u17 sides as Jos Buttler, but while Buttler was always destined for stardom, Leach was obliged to take a job parking trolleys at a branch of Sainsbury's supermarket in Taunton.

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Sep 23, 2015

Jack Leach ran through Warwickshire's top order, Somerset v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, September 23, 2015

Jack Leach ran through Warwickshire's top order

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Sep 11, 2015

Jack Leach broke an opening stand of 143, Hampshire v Somerset, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, September 11, 2015

Jack Leach broke an opening stand of 143

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Sep 17, 2014

Jack Leach picked up the vital wicket of Eoin Morgan, Somerset v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, September 17, 2014

Jack Leach picked up the vital wicket of Eoin Morgan

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Benoni - Feb 7
Eng Women won by 7 wickets (with 0 balls remaining) (D/L method)
3rd ODI: South Africa v England at Centurion
Feb 9, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
2nd ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Centurion
Feb 12, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
4th ODI: South Africa v England at Johannesburg
Feb 12, 2016 (13:30 local | 11:30 GMT | 06:30 EST | 05:30 CST | 03:30 PST)
5th ODI: South Africa v England at Cape Town
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
3rd ODI: SA Women v Eng Women at Johannesburg
Feb 14, 2016 (10:00 local | 08:00 GMT | 03:00 EST | 02:00 CST | 00:00 PST)
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