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Alex Blackwell
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Personal information
Full name Alexandra Joy Blackwell
Born 31 August 1983 (1983-08-31) (age 36)
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Relations Kate Blackwell (twin sister)
Lynsey Askew (wife)
International information
Test debut (cap 142) 15 February 2003 v England
Last Test 9 November 2017 v England
ODI debut (cap 97) 29 January 2003 v England
Last ODI 29 October 2017 v England
ODI shirt no. 2
T20I debut 2 September 2005 v England
Last T20I 22 February 2017 v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Years Team
2001–present New South Wales
2008 Berkshire
2006–07 Otago Sparks
Career statistics
Competition WTest WODI WT20I WNCL
Matches 12 144 95 111
Runs scored 444 3492 1314 3517
Batting average 22.20 36.00 21.19 44.51
100s/50s 0/4 3/25 0/1 4/16
Top score 74 114 61 157
Balls bowled 72 132 6 288
Wickets 0 6 0 2
Bowling average 10.50 114.50
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a n/a
Best bowling 2/8 1/14
Catches/stumpings 6/– 55/– 33/– 43/–
Source: Cricinfo, 13 November 2017

Alexandra Joy Blackwell' (born 31 August 1983) is a professional cricketer who plays for New South Wales and Australia as a specialist batsman. In October 2017, she made her 250th international appearance for the Australian women's cricket team. Her identical twin sister Kate has also played for Australia.

Personal life

Blackwell came out as lesbian in 2013, becoming the second international player to come out during their playing career after England's Steven Davies. She married fellow cricketer Lynsey Askew in England in 2015, a union that was not recognised in Australia until 2017.

External links

Template:Australia Squad 2005 Women's Cricket World Cup Template:Australia Squad 2009 Women's Cricket World Cup

Template:Australia Squad 2017 Women's Cricket World Cup

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