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Alex Wharf

Key facts

Full Name: Alexander George Wharf
Born: June 4 1975 , Bradford
Other teams: Glamorgan, England, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire
ODI debut: England v India, Trent Bridge, Sep 1 2004
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

Bowling all-rounder Wharf was a product of Yorkshire’s Academy but despite making his county debut in 1994 he struggled to make a first-team breakthrough and moved to Nottinghamshire three years later.He made an unbeaten century in his first appearance for the second XI but was released in 1999 and snapped up by Glamorgan. He made an immediate impression with the Welsh county and was named as their Young Player of the Year in his first season.Injury plagued him for the next two seasons but he shone with both bat and ball in 2003 and 2004 and was a vital member of the Glamorgan side which wo...

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