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Craig Alexander      

Full name Craig John Alexander

Born January 5, 1987, Cape Town, Western Province

Current age 29 years 174 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 90 103 39 802 54 12.53 1215 66.00 0 2 27 0
List A 85 43 20 122 31* 5.30 192 63.54 0 0 11 0
Twenty20 52 17 10 69 20 9.85 72 95.83 0 0 5 3 12 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 90 12765 7931 276 6/38 28.73 3.72 46.2 8 14 0
List A 85 3583 3277 108 5/42 5/42 30.34 5.48 33.1 4 2 0
Twenty20 52 49 957 1222 43 4/27 4/27 28.41 7.66 22.2 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 Knights at Durban, Apr 7-10, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 24, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Dolphins v Warriors at Durban, Feb 10, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Lions v Cape Cobras at Potchefstroom, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lions v Dolphins at Johannesburg, Nov 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21, 6/60, 2/44 Dolphins v Knights Durban 7 Apr 2016 FC
54, 5/62, 15, 1/13 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Cape Town 31 Mar 2016 FC
1/57 Dolphins v Titans Durban 10 Mar 2016 FC
4/45, 1/47 Dolphins v Warriors East London 3 Mar 2016 FC
3/26, 5/13 KZN-Inland v Namibia Pietermaritzburg 25 Feb 2016 FC
0, 0/15 Dolphins v Warriors Durban 10 Feb 2016 LA
1/43 Dolphins v Lions Potchefstroom 5 Feb 2016 LA
1*, 1/10 Dolphins v Knights Kimberley 2 Feb 2016 LA
39*, 3/49, 0/41 Dolphins v Cape Cobras Durban 21 Jan 2016 FC
2, 4/101, 3, 1/42 Dolphins v Titans Benoni 14 Jan 2016 FC
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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Sep 22, 2014

Craig Alexander leaked 14 from his first over, Chennai Super Kings v Dolphins, CLT20, Group A, Bangalore, September 22, 2014

Craig Alexander leaked 14 from his first over

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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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Tour Results
South Africa v Pakistan at Benoni - Mar 24, 2013
South Africa won by 6 wickets (with 36 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Durban - Mar 21, 2013
Pakistan won by 3 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
South Africa v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Mar 17, 2013
South Africa won by 34 runs
South Africa v Pakistan at Centurion - Mar 15, 2013
Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining) (D/L method)
South Africa v Pakistan at Bloemfontein - Mar 10, 2013
South Africa won by 125 runs
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