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Jack Leach      

Full name Matthew Jack Leach

Born June 22, 1991, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 29 years 97 days

Major teams England, Cardiff MCCU, Dorset, England Lions, Somerset, Somerset 2nd XI, Somerset Under-17s, Valley District Cricket Club

Nickname Leachy, Nut

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Education Bishop Fox's School, Richard Huish College

Matthew Jack Leach
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 10 18 6 220 92 18.33 554 39.71 0 1 31 0 5 0
First-class 89 123 31 1135 92 12.33 3157 35.95 0 3 152 5 38 0
List A 16 5 2 22 18 7.33 50 44.00 0 0 2 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 10 17 2072 987 34 5/83 8/153 29.02 2.85 60.9 2 1 0
First-class 89 142 16559 7452 290 8/85 12/102 25.69 2.70 57.1 11 20 3
List A 16 16 824 641 21 3/7 3/7 30.52 4.66 39.2 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v England at Christchurch, Mar 30-Apr 3, 2018 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v England at Mount Maunganui, Nov 21-25, 2019 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Somerset at Worcester, Sep 6-9, 2020 scorecard
List A debut Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Aug 12, 2012 scorecard
Last List A United Arab Emirates v England Lions at Dubai (DSC), Dec 3, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21, 0/22, 5 Somerset v Worcs Worcester 6 Sep 2020 FC
0/57, 25*, 3/82 Team Stokes v Team Buttler Southampton 1 Jul 2020 Other
14*, 0/44 England v SLC-BP-XI Colombo (PSS) 12 Mar 2020 Other
- England v SLC XI Katunayake 7 Mar 2020 Other
- England v CSA Inv XI Benoni 17 Dec 2019 Other
18*, 2/153, 0 England v New Zealand Mount Maunganui 21 Nov 2019 Test # 2367
1/56, 22, 0/37 England v NZ A Whangarei 15 Nov 2019 FC
0/62 England XI v NZ XI Whangarei 12 Nov 2019 Other
11*, 5/32, 0/13 Somerset v Essex Taunton 23 Sep 2019 FC
21, 0/18, 9, 4/49 England v Australia The Oval 12 Sep 2019 Test # 2362
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There were moments - not least when he was cleaning his glasses between deliveries - during his remarkable 10th-wicket partnership with Ben Stokes at Leeds in 2019 when Jack Leach looked somewhat out of place amid the athleticism and audacity of Test cricket.

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Sep 25, 2020

Jack Leach wheels away, Somerset vs Essex, Bob Willis Trophy final, 3rd day, Lord's, September 25, 2020

Jack Leach wheels away

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Aug 4, 2020

Jack Leach, Mark Wood and Stuart Broad walk to training, England v Pakistan, 1st Test, Old Trafford, August 4, 2020

Jack Leach, Mark Wood and Stuart Broad walk to training

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Aug 3, 2020

Jack Leach bowls in training, England training, Emirates Old Trafford, August 3, 2020

Jack Leach bowls in training

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