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Alex Blake      

Full name Alexander James Blake

Born January 25, 1989, Farnborough, Kent

Current age 27 years 186 days

Major teams Kent, Kent 2nd XI, Leeds/Bradford MCCU

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Alexander James Blake
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 36 57 5 1269 105* 24.40 2171 58.45 1 6 184 12 22 0
List A 58 47 12 987 89 28.20 1018 96.95 0 6 106 20 32 0
Twenty20 77 68 18 1101 71* 22.02 825 133.45 0 5 81 49 39 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 36 8 204 129 3 2/9 2/9 43.00 3.79 68.0 0 0 0
List A 58 3 84 74 3 2/13 2/13 24.66 5.28 28.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v New Zealanders at Canterbury, Apr 28-30, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 2, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Kent v Essex at Canterbury, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
13* Kent v Hampshire Southampton 26 Jul 2016 LA
23 Kent v Middlesex Lord's 24 Jul 2016 LA
19 Kent v Essex Canterbury 22 Jul 2016 T20
61 Kent v Sussex Tunbridge Wells 17 Jul 2016 FC
- Kent v Surrey Tunbridge Wells 15 Jul 2016 T20
1 Kent v Gloucs Bristol 8 Jul 2016 T20
26* Kent v Somerset Taunton 7 Jul 2016 T20
89*, 2 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 3 Jul 2016 FC
37 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 1 Jul 2016 T20
36* Kent v Sussex Canterbury 30 Jun 2016 T20
Profile

Alex Blake caught the attention with some whirlwind displays in white-ball cricket in 2015 as part of an exciting Kent side that reached two cup quarter-finals and brought hopes of better times ahead without managing to win a trophy. Three innings stood out: a career-best 71 not out from just 30 balls against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl which turned Kent's T20 season, 59 in 24 balls against Gloucestershire at Cheltenham to secure that last-eight place, and another pulverising effort from a seemingly hopeless position against Lancashire at Canterbury in a losing cause over 50 overs. He resisted overtures from Sussex at the end of 2015 to remain with Kent, his native county, but expressed his desire to make progress in the four-day game.

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Sep 4, 2014

Alex Blake took a blow on the head from Boyd Rankin, Warwickshire v Kent, Royal London Cup, semi-final, Edgbaston, September 4, 2014

Alex Blake took a blow on the head from Boyd Rankin

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Jul 12, 2014

Alex Blake struck three sixes in his 29, Essex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Colchester, July 12, 2014

Alex Blake struck three sixes in his 29

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Jul 11, 2014

Alex Blake revived Kent's innings with a late burst, Sussex v Kent, NatWest T20 Blast, Hove, July 11, 2014

Alex Blake revived Kent's innings with a late burst

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Country Fixtures Country Results
1st Youth Test: England U19 v S Lanka U19 at Cambridge - Jul 26-29
England U19 500/9d S Lanka U19 235/6 (80 ov)
South Group: Middlesex v Essex at Lord's - Jul 28
Essex won by 5 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Worcs v Pakistanis at Worcester
Jul 29-30, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Durham v Derbyshire at Chester-le-Street
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Gloucs v Middlesex at Bristol
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Hampshire v Somerset at Southampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Northants v Yorkshire at Northampton
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
North Group: Notts v Leics at Nottingham
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
South Group: Surrey v Kent at The Oval
Jul 29, 2016 (18:30 local | 17:30 GMT | 13:30 EDT | 12:30 CDT | 10:30 PDT)
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