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Alex Wakely

Key facts

Full Name: Alex George Wakely
Born: November 3 1988 , London
County: Northamptonshire
Other teams: England Under-19s
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm off-break, Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

A correct, upright batsman, Wakely led Northamptonshire to their first trophy in 21 years when they won the 2013 Friends Life t20 final against Surrey. Northants also won promotion that summer, but a pre-season Achilles injury then ruled him out of the next season, when Northants were relegated without winning a game. Despite his absence Wakely was handed the captaincy for the next campaign in all formats following a shake-up at Wantage Road. Wakely was educated at Bedford School and played Minor Counties cricket for Bedfordshire. He made his debut for Northamptonshire Second XI as a...

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