Alex Wakely      

Full name Alex George Wakely

Born November 3, 1988, London

Current age 32 years 26 days

Major teams Bedfordshire, England Under-19s, Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Education Bedford School

Alex George Wakely
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 147 235 16 6876 123 31.39 14324 48.00 9 37 878 48 97 0
List A 90 85 8 2532 109* 32.88 2942 86.06 2 18 214 35 32 0
T20s 133 124 25 2597 64 26.23 2207 117.67 0 14 208 52 42 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 147 24 509 426 6 2/62 2/62 71.00 5.02 84.8 0 0 0
List A 90 136 131 5 2/14 2/14 26.20 5.77 27.2 0 0 0
T20s 133 2 12 29 0 - - - 14.50 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Northamptonshire at Taunton, Jul 13-16, 2007 scorecard
Last First-class Northamptonshire v Worcestershire at Northampton, Aug 15-18, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Bedfordshire v Sussex at Luton, May 4, 2005 scorecard
Last List A Northamptonshire v Australia A at Northampton, Jun 20, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Northamptonshire v Gloucestershire at Northampton, Jun 23, 2009 scorecard
Last T20s Somerset v Northamptonshire at Taunton, Sep 18, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8 Northants v Somerset Taunton 18 Sep 2020 T20
7 Northants v Worcs Northampton 15 Sep 2020 T20
9 Northants v Glamorgan Cardiff 13 Sep 2020 T20
14 Northants v Gloucs Northampton 11 Sep 2020 T20
36* Northants v Glamorgan Birmingham 3 Sep 2020 T20
6 Northants v Bears Northampton 1 Sep 2020 T20
11 Northants v Somerset Northampton 30 Aug 2020 T20
- Northants v Worcs Worcester 29 Aug 2020 T20
9, 2 Northants v Worcs Northampton 15 Aug 2020 FC
- Northants v Gloucs Bristol 23 Sep 2019 FC
Profile

The high regard in which Alex Wakely was held at Northants was encapsulated when he was appointed Northants' captain in limited-overs cricket at only 24, as well as being given the vice-captaincy, behind Stephen Peters, of the first-class side. The captaincy of the Championship side, again in succession to Peters, followed at the end of a dismal 2014 season for Northants as they failed to cope with promotion to Division One of the Championship and were relegated by a distance. Wakely missed that season because of a ruptured achilles tendon suffered on a pre-season tour of Barbados.

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Aug 19, 2019

Alex Wakely made a first Championship ton since July 2018, Northamptonshire v Worcestershire, Day 2, County Championship, Wantage Road

Alex Wakely made a first Championship ton since July 2018

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Apr 5, 2019

Alex Wakely pulls during a half-century, Northants v Middlesex, County Championship Division Two, Wantage Road, April 5, 2019

Alex Wakely pulls during a half-century

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Apr 6, 2018

Alex Wakely, Northants photo call, April 6, 2018

Relief at last for Northants captain Alex Wakely

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2008,2011