Alex Blake      

Full name Alexander James Blake

Born January 25, 1989, Farnborough, Kent

Current age 28 years 266 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 38 60 6 1343 105* 24.87 2324 57.78 1 6 190 13 23 0
List A 77 64 15 1435 116 29.28 1431 100.27 1 8 155 31 39 0
T20s Insights on t20 92 80 22 1236 71* 21.31 946 130.65 0 5 90 52 50 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 38 8 204 129 3 2/9 2/9 43.00 3.79 68.0 0 0 0
List A 77 3 84 74 3 2/13 2/13 24.66 5.28 28.0 0 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 92 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v New Zealanders at Canterbury, Apr 28-30, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Leeds/Bradford MCCU at Canterbury, Mar 28-30, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Essex at Canterbury, May 17, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 2, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Aug 18, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9 Kent v Surrey Canterbury 18 Aug 2017 T20
- Kent v Essex Chelmsford 17 Aug 2017 T20
- Kent v Somerset Taunton 12 Aug 2017 T20
9* Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 11 Aug 2017 T20
1 Kent v Sussex Canterbury 4 Aug 2017 T20
23* Kent v Hampshire Southampton 1 Aug 2017 T20
4 Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 30 Jul 2017 T20
20 Kent v Somerset Canterbury 27 Jul 2017 T20
0* Kent v Sussex Hove 23 Jul 2017 T20
27 Kent v Middlesex Richmond 20 Jul 2017 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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Aug 4, 2017

Alex Blake is bowled by Jofra Archer, Kent v Sussex, NatWest Blast, South Group, Canterbury, August 4, 2017

Alex Blake is bowled by Jofra Archer

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May 2, 2017

Alex Blake hit 116 off 58 balls, Somerset v Kent, Royal London Cup, South Group, Taunton, May 2, 2017

Alex Blake hit 116 off 58 balls

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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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