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Alex Blake      

Full name Alexander James Blake

Born January 25, 1989, Farnborough, Kent

Current age 31 years 249 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 46 72 6 1511 105* 22.89 2717 55.61 1 6 212 13 25 0
List A 106 88 18 2125 116 30.35 2122 100.14 1 12 209 65 53 0
T20s 127 109 26 1758 71* 21.18 1292 136.06 0 9 126 81 64 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 46 9 210 138 3 2/9 2/9 46.00 3.94 70.0 0 0 0
List A 106 8 204 223 4 2/13 2/13 55.75 6.55 51.0 0 0 0
T20s 127 7 72 89 1 1/17 1/17 89.00 7.41 72.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v New Zealanders at Canterbury, Apr 28-30, 2008 scorecard
Last First-class Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jul 13-16, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Surrey at Canterbury, Sep 4, 2007 scorecard
Last List A Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, May 7, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 2, 2010 scorecard
Last T20s Surrey v Kent at The Oval, Sep 20, 2020 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1 Kent v Surrey The Oval 20 Sep 2020 T20
29 Kent v Essex Canterbury 18 Sep 2020 T20
6 Kent v Middlesex Canterbury 16 Sep 2020 T20
- Kent v Hampshire Southampton 14 Sep 2020 T20
3 Kent v Sussex Canterbury 12 Sep 2020 T20
52*, 0/18 Kent v Essex The Oval 5 Sep 2020 T20
41, 0/7 Kent v Sussex Hove 3 Sep 2020 T20
0/10, 4 Kent v Surrey Canterbury 1 Sep 2020 T20
0/15, 21 Kent v Middlesex Lord's 29 Aug 2020 T20
0/10 Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 27 Aug 2020 T20
Profile

There was a sense of deja vu about Alex Blake's 2019 season when his powerful 57 off 38 balls drove Kent to an unlikely two-wicket victory over Hampshire in their T20 Blast match at the Ageas Bowl. Coming in with his side 41 for 4 and needing another 105 runs, he clubbed consecutive sixes off the final over to secure victory with two balls remaining. His knock was reminiscent of the corresponding fixture in 2015, Blake's breakout season in which he slammed 71 off 30 balls with his side 70 for 5 needing 178. It was also a reminder that, despite his best efforts to factor in all three formats, he remains somewhat of a limited-overs specialist.

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Sep 18, 2020

Joe Denly and Alex Blake celebrate another wicket for Kent, September 18, 2020

Joe Denly and Alex Blake celebrate another wicket for Kent

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Aug 1, 2019

Alex Blake of Kent bats, Middlesex v Kent, Vitality Blast South Group, Lord's, August 01, 2019

Alex Blake of Kent bats

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Jun 17, 2018

Alex Blake gave Kent the impetus they needed, Worcestershire v Kent, Royal London Cup, Semi-final, New Road, June 17, 2018

Alex Blake gave Kent the impetus they needed

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