Alex Wylie (cricketer)

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Alex Wylie
Personal information
Born 20 February 1973 (1973-02-20) (age 44)
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Batting style Left-handed batsman
Bowling style Right arm fast
International information
National side
Career statistics
Competition First-class List A
Matches 3 0
Runs scored 14 0
Batting average 3.50 -
100s/50s 0/0 0/0
Top score 7 -
Balls bowled 342 0
Wickets 2 0
Bowling average 108.00 -
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 N/A
Best bowling 1-50 -
Catches/stumpings 0/0 0/0
Source: CricketArchive

Alex Wylie (born 20 February 1973) is a former English cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Worcestershire in the 1990s. He was born in Tamworth.

Wylie made only three first-class appearances.[1] He picked up just two wickets in his brief first-team career: the first, on his debut against Nottinghamshire in 1993, was a rather fortunate one, having Bruce French dismissed hit wicket.[2] Two years later he had Middlesex's John Emburey caught by David Leatherdale.[3]

He had played for Worcestershire's Second XI as early as 1989,[4] and joined the staff in 1991. However, injury blighted his chances and it was not until 1993 that a feature in The Guardian listed him as Worcestershire's "one to watch", noting his "extremely rapid" bowling.[5]

Wylie also played club cricket for Droitwich Spa in the Midland Combined Counties League.[6]

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