Alex Blake

Country: England
Born: January 25, 1989, Farnborough, Kent
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Middle order Batter

Alex Blake Bio

Alexander James Blake, widely known as Alex Blake, is a professional cricket player hailing from Farnborough, England. Born and raised in the town, Blake has established himself as a prominent figure in limited-overs cricket.

Blake’s journey in cricket began at a young age, and his talent was soon recognized as he represented England in the Under-19 One Day Internationals (ODIs). In 2008, he made his first-class debut for Kent against the touring New Zealand side. Although his appearances in the longer format have been limited, Blake managed to score his maiden century against Yorkshire during the 2010 Championship season.

However, Blake’s prowess shines brightest in the white-ball formats. His explosive batting style and remarkable athleticism in the field make him a valuable asset in limited-overs cricket. He rose to prominence in 2015, becoming an instrumental part of the Kent team that reached two cup quarter-finals. Notably, he played breathtaking innings against Gloucestershire and Lancashire, showcasing his ability to turn games on their head.

One of Blake’s most memorable performances occurred during the 2015 T20 Blast match against Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl. With his team struggling at 41 for 4 and needing 105 runs, Blake smashed an incredible 57 off just 38 balls, including consecutive sixes in the final over. His heroic knock secured an improbable two-wicket victory for Kent with two balls to spare. This innings drew parallels to his breakout season in 2015 when he scored a blistering 71 off 30 balls against the same opposition.

While Blake’s limited-overs exploits have earned him accolades, his contributions in the first-class arena have been relatively limited. In 2019, he made only six first-class appearances, scoring 137 runs at an average of 13.70. As a result, he has focused primarily on white-ball cricket and has not played a first-class match since.

In addition to representing Kent, Blake has also gained experience on the T20 franchise circuit. He played for Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League and Kathmandu Kings XI in the Nepal T20 in 2023, further showcasing his talent on the global stage.

As Blake continues to hone his skills and make his mark on the cricketing world, fans and peers eagerly anticipate more breathtaking displays of his explosive batting and exceptional fielding. With his immense talent and passion for the game, Alexander James Blake remains an integral part of English cricket.

Alex Blake Career Stats

Alex Blake Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 47 74 6 1560 105* 22.94 2767 56.37 1 6 220 14 26 0
List A 124 105 19 2629 116 30.56 2609 100.76 1 16 247 84 68 0
T20s 159 140 30 2257 71* 20.51 1670 135.14 0 10 161 107 89 0

Alex Blake Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 47 10 222 158 3 2/9 2/9 52.66 4.27 74 0 0 0
List A 124 12 264 277 5 2/13 2/13 55.4 6.29 52.8 0 0 0
T20s 159 8 78 96 1 1/17 1/17 96 7.38 78 0 0 0

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