Alex Morris

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Not to be confused with Alexander Morris (cricketer).

Alex Morris (born Alexander Corfield Morris, 4 October 1976[1] in Barnsley, West Yorkshire, England) is an English former first-class cricketer. He was a left-handed batsman and a right-arm medium pace bowler, who, during his eight years in first-class cricket played for Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Hampshire.[2]

Between 1994 and 1996, Morris played in thirteen Youth Test matches for England Under-19s, for whom he scored a half-century in his debut innings. Following his final Youth Test Match against New Zealand in 1996, he started playing County Championship cricket on a regular basis for Yorkshire, having made his debut the previous year.[1] He left Yorkshire in 1997 and joined Hampshire.[1] More recently Morris played for Nottinghamshire's Second XI.[3]

Morris' brother, Zachary also played first-class cricket for Hampshire.[4]

In 2010, Morris became the captain of the Hoylandswaine Cricket Club, who play in the Huddersfield Drakes Cricket League.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook (113th ed.). Ilkley, Yorkshire: Great Northern Books. p. 374. ISBN 978-1-905080-85-4. 
  2. ^ Player Profile, Cricinfo, Retrieved 21 September 2009
  3. ^ Player Oracle: AC Morris, CricketArchive, Retrieved 21 September 2009
  4. ^ Player Profile, CricketArchive, Retrieved 21 September 2009