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Alex Barnett      

Full name Alexander Anthony Barnett

Born September 11, 1970, Malaga, Spain

Current age 47 years 227 days

Major teams Berkshire, Lancashire, Middlesex, Surrey

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Relation Great-uncle - CJ Barnett

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 50 Ct St
First-class 50 48 20 263 38 9.39 0 0 14 0
List A 18 5 2 43 22 14.33 0 0 3 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 50 9808 5191 113 5/36 45.93 3.17 86.7 5 0
List A 18 821 627 14 3/15 3/15 44.78 4.58 58.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1988 - 1994
List A span 1992 - 1996
Profile

Alex Barnett learned his game at Brondesbury rather than at school and was selected for Middlesex as a left-arm opening bowler cum batsman, but Don Wilson, the MCC head coach, took one look and converted him into a spinner. He made his debut for Middlesex as a 17-year-old in 1988, and in 1988-89 and 1989-90 toured Pakistan and Australia with the England Under-19 side. But his second county outing did not come until late in 1991 when he took match figures of 7 for 236 against Derbyshire. By then, he had already decided to move to Lancashire as he was not likely to challenge Phil Tufnell for the left-armer's berth. In three seasons at Old Trafford he took 103 first-class wickets, albeit not cheaply, before being released at the end of 1994. He turned out once for Surrey in 1995 and went on to represent Berkshire.

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Alex Barnett maintains a blog at alexbarnett.net.blog