Craig Alexander      

Full name Craig John Alexander

Born January 5, 1987, Cape Town, Western Province

Current age 27 years 240 days

Major teams Dolphins, Impi, KwaZulu-Natal Inland, Lions, North West, South Africa A, South Africa Under-19s, Western Province

Also known as Jacko

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Craig John Alexander
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 78 91 37 584 51 10.81 978 59.71 0 1 22 0
List A 68 32 15 105 31* 6.17 166 63.25 0 0 10 0
Twenty20 30 9 6 46 20 15.33 46 100.00 0 0 3 2 7 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 78 10834 6822 222 6/38 30.72 3.77 48.8 6 10 0
List A 68 2808 2557 87 5/42 5/42 29.39 5.46 32.2 4 2 0
Twenty20 30 29 568 758 28 4/27 4/27 27.07 8.00 20.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 21-23, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Dolphins v Lions at Durban, Mar 27-30, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 24, 2004 scorecard
Last List A KwaZulu-Natal Inland v Easterns at Pietermaritzburg, Dec 8, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lions v Cape Cobras at Potchefstroom, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Gauteng v KwaZulu-Natal Inland at Johannesburg, Apr 5, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2/35 KZN-Inland v Gauteng Johannesburg 5 Apr 2014 T20
2/27, 36, 0/11 Dolphins v Lions Durban 27 Mar 2014 FC
0/29 KZN-Inland v E. Province Pietermaritzburg 16 Mar 2014 T20
18, 0/48, 1, 0/17 Dolphins v Warriors East London 6 Mar 2014 FC
2/85, 9*, 0/67, 0 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Paarl 20 Feb 2014 FC
0/35, 13, 0/52 Dolphins v Warriors Durban 13 Feb 2014 FC
2/31 Dolphins v Lions Johannesburg 2 Feb 2014 T20
1/27 Dolphins v Warriors Durban 26 Jan 2014 T20
4/27 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Paarl 24 Jan 2014 T20
1/31 Dolphins v Lions Durban 22 Jan 2014 T20
Profile

A national under-19 player, Craig Alexander got his big break in franchise cricket when he moved from the Western Cape to the Highveld Lions. He had a frustrating time, punctuated with injury in his first two seasons and sat out three months of the 2009-10 season. He also didn't feature in the Standard Bank Pro20 for the 2009-10 season. Despite the setbacks, Alexander made a strong return when he toured with the South African Emerging Team in Australia. He took nine wickets in three fifty-over matches at an average of 8.22 and an economy of 3.52. Alexander is one of just two genuine pace bowlers in the Lions line-up, can swing the ball both ways and is one of their chief wicket-takers.
Firdose Moonda

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Oct 13, 2006

Craig Alexander Player Profile

Craig Alexander Player Profile

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Feb 5, 2006

Craig Alexander bowls the first ball of the match, Australia Under-19s v South Africa Under-19s, Colombo, February 5, 2006

Craig Alexander bowls the first ball of the match

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Results
Lions v Titans at Johannesburg - Apr 7, 2013
Lions won by 30 runs
Boland v Gauteng at Paarl - Apr 7, 2013
Gauteng won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
Border v North West at East London - Apr 7, 2013
Border won by 44 runs
Easterns v KZN-Inland at Benoni - Apr 7, 2013
Easterns won by 6 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
Griq West v S West D at Kimberley - Apr 7, 2013
S West D won by 8 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Namibia v W Province at Windhoek - Apr 7, 2013
W Province won by 34 runs
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