Michael Leask      

Full name Michael Alexander Leask

Born October 29, 1990, Aberdeen

Current age 27 years 360 days

Major teams Scotland, Northamptonshire, Scotland Under-13s, Scotland Under-15s, Scotland Under-17s, Scotland Under-19s

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Michael Alexander Leask
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs Insights on odi 30 24 6 435 59* 24.16 399 109.02 0 3 38 16 15 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 13 1 158 58 13.16 133 118.79 0 1 11 8 9 0
First-class 2 3 0 95 58 31.66 118 80.50 0 1 14 2 4 0
List A 50 38 7 571 59* 18.41 531 107.53 0 3 48 21 19 0
T20s Insights on t20 35 24 3 271 58 12.90 213 127.23 0 1 18 16 14 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs Insights on odi 30 27 962 881 14 4/37 4/37 62.92 5.49 68.7 1 0 0
T20Is Insights on t20i 20 15 288 355 17 3/20 3/20 20.88 7.39 16.9 0 0 0
First-class 2 3 129 131 3 2/40 3/113 43.66 6.09 43.0 0 0 0
List A 50 42 1417 1340 25 4/37 4/37 53.60 5.67 56.6 1 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 35 19 336 402 20 3/20 3/20 20.10 7.17 16.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut Canada v Scotland at Christchurch, Jan 23, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI Scotland v England at Edinburgh, Jun 10, 2018 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut Scotland v Kenya at Aberdeen, Jul 4, 2013 scorecard
Last T20I Netherlands v Scotland at Amstelveen, Jun 20, 2018 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Papua New Guinea v Scotland at Port Moresby, Oct 1-4, 2017 scorecard
Last First-class Ireland v Scotland at Dubai (DSC), Nov 29-Dec 1, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Scotland v Essex at Edinburgh, May 12, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Scotland v England at Edinburgh, Jun 10, 2018 scorecard
T20s debut Scotland v Kenya at Aberdeen, Jul 4, 2013 scorecard
Last T20s Netherlands v Scotland at Amstelveen, Jun 20, 2018 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/16 Scotland v Netherlands Amstelveen 20 Jun 2018 T20I # 677
0/29 Scotland v Netherlands Amstelveen 19 Jun 2018 T20I # 676
4, 0/18 Scotland v Ireland Deventer 17 Jun 2018 T20I # 675
1/38, 5 Scotland v Ireland Deventer 16 Jun 2018 T20I # 674
3/31, 9 Scotland v Pakistan Edinburgh 13 Jun 2018 T20I # 673
0/6, 38* Scotland v Pakistan Edinburgh 12 Jun 2018 T20I # 671
10*, 0/50 Scotland v England Edinburgh 10 Jun 2018 ODI # 4008 Insights on
2/36, 14* Scotland v West Indies Harare 21 Mar 2018 ODI # 4004 Insights on
0/39, 2 Scotland v Ireland Harare 18 Mar 2018 ODI # 4001 Insights on
6, 0/28 Scotland v U.A.E. Bulawayo 15 Mar 2018 ODI # 3998 Insights on
Profile

Michael Leask is an explosive batsman from Aberdeen. He showed as much when he smeared five sixes during a memorable 16-ball 42 in an ODI against England in May 2014. But he has been hampered by inconsistency, and he only mustered 56 runs at an average of 9.33 during the World Cup Qualifiers in 2014. Leask also bowls useful off-spin, taking three wickets in Scotland's win over Tasmania in their World Cup acclimatisation tour in autumn 2014. Leask played a solitary first-class game for Northants in a tour match against New Zealand A in 2014. He moved on to Somerset ahead of the 2016 season with Somerset's director of cricket Matt Maynard describing him as a "feisty cricketer". A scattering of T20 matches were his only outings in his debut season.
ESPNcricinfo staff

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Jun 13, 2018

Michael Leask roars with delight after claiming another wicket, Scotland v Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Edinburgh, June 13, 2018

Michael Leask roars with delight after claiming another wicket

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Jun 13, 2018

Michael Leask had a big day with the ball against Pakistan, Scotland v Pakistan, 2nd T20I, Edinburgh, June 13, 2018

Michael Leask had a big day with the ball against Pakistan

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Jun 10, 2018

Joe Root was run out after a call from Alex Hales, Scotland v England, Only ODI, Edinburgh, June 10, 2018

Joe Root was run out after a call from Alex Hales

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