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Jack Leach      

Full name Matthew Jack Leach

Born June 22, 1991, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 25 years 3 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 23 25 7 218 43 12.11 573 38.04 0 0 31 0 6 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 23 32 3995 1670 58 7/106 11/180 28.79 2.50 68.8 3 3 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 Surrey at Taunton, May 28-30, 2016 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
12, 2/34 Smrst 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Canterbury 21 Jun 2016 Other
4/34, 1, 4/63, 24* Somerset v Surrey Taunton 28 May 2016 FC
4, 5/77 Somerset v Middlesex Lord's 22 May 2016 FC
1/64, 1/33 Somerset v Yorkshire Taunton 15 May 2016 FC
0, 5 Somerset v Warwickshire Birmingham 8 May 2016 FC
2/112, 7 Somerset v Lancashire Taunton 1 May 2016 FC
0/41, 9, 2/34 Somerset v Surrey The Oval 24 Apr 2016 FC
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
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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Tour Results
India v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 11, 2009
India won by 6 wickets (with 57 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 8, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 97 runs
Sri Lanka A v N Zealanders at Colombo (SSC) - Sep 6, 2009
Sri Lanka A won by 61 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 4, 2009
New Zealand won by 22 runs
Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (RPS) - Sep 2, 2009
New Zealand won by 3 runs
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