Full name Craig John Alexander
Born January 5, 1987, Cape Town, Western Province
Current age 30 years 78 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
|First-class debut||Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 21-23, 2004 scorecard|
|Last First-class||KwaZulu-Natal Inland v Free State at Pietermaritzburg, Mar 9-11, 2017 scorecard|
|List A debut||Eastern Province v Western Province at Port Elizabeth, Oct 24, 2004 scorecard|
|Last List A||KwaZulu-Natal Inland v Free State at Pietermaritzburg, Mar 12, 2017 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Lions v Cape Cobras at Potchefstroom, Feb 4, 2009 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Dolphins v Titans at Durban, Nov 30, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|1/22||KZN-Inland||v Free State||Pietermaritzburg||12 Mar 2017||LA|
|2/39, 7, 2/25||KZN-Inland||v Free State||Pietermaritzburg||9 Mar 2017||FC|
|0, 0/29||KZN-Inland||v E. Province||Port Elizabeth||26 Feb 2017||LA|
|11, 4/43, 15, 3/57||KZN-Inland||v E. Province||Port Elizabeth||23 Feb 2017||FC|
|1, 3/10||KZN-Inland||v KZ-Natal||Pietermaritzburg||12 Feb 2017||LA|
|1/39||KZN-Inland||v KZ-Natal||Pietermaritzburg||9 Feb 2017||FC|
|2/21||KZ-Natal||v W Province||Durban||22 Jan 2017||LA|
|4/55, 14, 20, 1/11||KZ-Natal||v W Province||Durban||19 Jan 2017||FC|
|0/82||Dolphins||v Knights||Kimberley||12 Jan 2017||FC|
|0/47||Dolphins||v Warriors||Durban||5 Jan 2017||FC|
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.
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