Neil Dexter

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Neil Dexter
Personal information
Full name Neil John Dexter
Born 21 August 1984 (age 32)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nickname Dex
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right arm medium
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
Years Team
2006–2008 Kent (squad no. 21)
2008 Essex (loan)
2008–2015 Middlesex (squad no. 4)
2016–present Leicestershire (squad no. 17)
First-class debut 16 August 2005 Kent v Bangladesh A
List A debut 18 September 2005 Kent v Sussex
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 117 95 107
Runs scored 6,032 1,913 1,497
Batting average 35.27 31.88 19.44
100s/50s 13/30 2/8 0/2
Top score 163* 135* 73
Balls bowled 7,037 2,113 1,241
Wickets 105 38 58
Bowling average 34.39 51.97 26.94
5 wickets in innings 3 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 6/63 3/17 4/21
Catches/stumpings 82/– 26/– 41/–
Source: Cricinfo, 7 April 2016

Neil John Dexter (born 21 August 1984 in Johannesburg) is a South African-born English cricketer, currently playing for Leicestershire.

Early life[edit]

Dexter attended Northwood School, Durban North, South Africa, Downside School, Bath, UK and studied at the University of South Africa.[1]


He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler. He made his debut for Kent against Nottinghamshire at Canterbury, hitting an unbeaten 79 in his first innings. He then dismissed David Hussey with the first ball in the Notts second innings, although it was declaration bowling to try to force a result, having had no luck in 10 1st innings overs.

Having played two games in the Championship and two games in the totesport League he was contracted for 2006 and found particular success in the Twenty20 Cup competition opening the batting with Darren Stevens. He was loaned to Essex County Cricket Club for a month and made his debut against Middlesex County Cricket Club in the Twenty20 Cup on 12 June 2008. Dexter top scored with 47, as the team went down to a defeat. It was announced on 16 September 2008 that Dexter was to leave Kent at the end of the 2008 season to join Middlesex.[2] He played for Middlesex in the Stanford Super Series.[3]

He captained Middlesex between 2010 and 2013.

On 7 September 2015 it was announced that Dexter had signed a three year contract with Leicestershire which would run until the end of the 2018 season.[4]

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