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Nationality
British
Shirt No
08
Batting Style
Right Handed - Top Order
Bowling Style
N/A
Nickname
Wakers

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Northamptonshire Player Number: 453

The ever-popular ‘Wakers’ made Northamptonshire history in 2016 by becoming the first County skipper to lift TWO major one-day trophies when the Steelbacks were crowned T20 Blast champions again. Mushtaq Mohammad (1976), Jim Watts (1980) and Allan Lamb (1992) all claimed one trophy apiece. It was a well-deserved reward for Alex’s courage and resilience in bouncing back from a serious Achilles tendon injury that ruled him out for the entire 2014 season. Appointed captain in all formats for 2015 he has proved an outstanding leader both on and off the field, whilst also proving himself a capable and highly-adaptable batsman in the various competitions. Involved with the club since the age of 13, no-one gives more for (and cares more about) the Steelbacks’ cause.

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Huntingdon Racecourse dates for NCCC Season Ticket Holders

NCCC is delighted to announce that the club will be continuing their reciprocal agreement with Huntingdon racecourse in 2018

Gleeson delighted with England Lions call up

Northamptonshire fast bowler Richard Gleeson has been called up to the England Lions squad for their winter tour to the West Indies.

Strong End of Year Results for Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club announce their results for the financial year ending 30th September 2017. The club continues to show financial growth and stability, carrying on from 2015 and 2016 results.

Vitality named as new title partner for T20 Blast

Vitality named as new title partner for T20 Blast, International T20 and recreational T20 cricket

OBITUARY | DAVID PITHEY 1936-2018

Northamptonshire CCC is sad to note the death of former County and South Africa all-rounder David Pithey.

Ben Duckett to undergo surgery

Ben is booked in for surgery on his left hand on Monday 12th February with local Upper Limbs Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Alistair Jepson. He will perform a minor procedure on Ben to enable him to play without the current discomfort after he sustained a hand injury at the end of last season.

Vacancy: Senior Squad / Academy Physiotherapist

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Physiotherapist to join our highly ambitious Science and Medicine Team.

WELCOME BACK SEEKKUGE PRASANNA

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is delighted to welcome back Sri Lankan international, Seekkuge Prasanna.

Northamptonshire Jane Roebuck Carers Awards

There was a full house for the annual Northamptonshire Jane Roebuck Carers Awards on Wednesday 24 January 2018 which brought together carers from across Northamptonshire to acknowledge and celebrate the fantastic contribution that they make to the county.

Northamptonshire sign bowling all-rounder Doug Bracewell

Northamptonshire has strengthened its bowling attack for the start of the 2018 season with the signing of New Zealand international, Doug Bracewell.

12 Weeks to go!

There are just 12 weeks to go until the 2018 season gets underway at Wantage Road and Northamptonshire take on Warwickshire in the first Specsavers County Championship home game of the season, starting Friday 20 April.

Duckett and Gleeson selected for 2018 North-South Series

The duo will travel to Barbados in March to take part in the 2018 North-South Series, lead by captains Steven Mullaney and Sam Northeast.

SOLE SELECTED FOR SCOTLAND SQUAD

The Scotland squad return to the United Arab Emirates in the new year to face Ireland and the UAE in a Tri-Series.

BOUNDARIES TO BOARDROOM

What does life look like after Professional Cricket?

OBITUARY | FRED GOLDSTEIN

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club was sad to learn of the death of former player Fred Goldstein.

Northamptonshire start 2018 away at Lords!

The ECB has announced the full domestic fixture programme for 2018.

T20 BLAST FIXTURES | 2018

The Steelbacks T20 Blast campaign will begin on Friday, July 4, and will take place over a period of 7 weeks.

LITTLE MIX COMES TO NORTHAMPTON

The world's biggest girl band Little Mix are playing a run of UK summer shows throughout July 2018 as part of the group's 'The Summer Hits Tour 2018'.

Wisden–MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year 2017

The 2017 Wisden–MCC Cricket Photograph of the Year competition is now open for entries.

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