Jack Leach      

Full name Matthew Jack Leach

Born June 22, 1991, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 29 years 216 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 11 19 6 224 92 17.23 574 39.02 0 1 32 0 6 0
First-class 91 125 31 1142 92 12.14 3190 35.79 0 3 153 5 39 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 11 19 2425 1164 40 5/83 8/153 29.10 2.88 60.6 2 2 0
First-class 91 146 17176 7719 299 8/85 12/102 25.81 2.69 57.4 11 21 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 Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Jan 14-18, 2021 scorecard
Test statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka v England at Galle, Jan 14-18, 2021 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
1/55, 4, 5/122 England v Sri Lanka Galle 14 Jan 2021 Test # 2403
2/27 Team Root v Team Buttler Hambantota 8 Jan 2021 Other
3, 0/52, 3/38 Somerset v Essex Lord's 23 Sep 2020 FC
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
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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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Jan 22, 2021

Jack Leach didn't find much purchase from the Galle pitch, Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test, Galle, 1st day, January 22, 2021

Jack Leach didn't find much purchase from the Galle pitch

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Jan 17, 2021

Jack Leach celebrates after taking his fifth wicket, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, January 17, 2021

Jack Leach celebrates after taking his fifth wicket

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Jan 17, 2021

Jack Leach twirls away, Sri Lanka v England, 1st Test, Galle, 4th day, January 17, 2021

Jack Leach twirls away

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