Matthew Jack Leach, known as Jack Leach, is an English cricketer who plays for Somerset County Cricket Club and England. A spin bowler, he bowls left-arm orthodox spin, and bats left-handed.
There was a time when England off-spinner Dom Bess lost all his confidence after falling off the radar but then recently, he got back on his feet to help his team level the ongoing four-Test series against South Africa.
25 England captain Joe Root said that he is confident of the team being able to do well in South Africa despite the number of absences cropping up before the start of the series. The first Test starts on Thursday at the Centurion and England are missing many of their biggest stars due to illness.
England head coach Chris Silverwood has said that his side might opt for an all -pace attack against South Africa in the first Test beginning Thursday in Centurion.
England spinner Jack Leach was admitted in a private hospital after suffering from gastroenteritis.
BJ Watling's first double ton guided New Zealand to 615 runs in the first Test against England at Bay Oval on day four on Sunday.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes has revealed that it was David Warner's constant efforts to break his concentration that egged him on further en route his epic unbeaten 135 in the Ashes Headingly Test.
As the Ashes came to an end, Australia's batsman Steve Smith and England's spinner Jack Leach posed for a picture inside the dressing room.
Matthew Wade's unbeaten 60 kept England at bay on the second session of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval here on Sunday as the visitors lost two wickets but added 99 runs to be at 167/4. While Australia needs 232 to win the series, England are five wickets away from levelling the five-match rubber.
Stuart Broad took out the openers and Jack Leach got Marnus Labuschagne as England continued their march towards a series levelling win at The Oval on Day 4 of the final Ashes Test on Sunday. Steve Smith is still in the middle, thus keeping alive Australia's slim chances but he was hardly allowed to settle by Sam Curran. Australia are 68/3 chasing a target of 399.
Former Australian team Captain Ricky Ponting believes batsman Steve Smith isn't the sole reason for Aussies' success in the Ashes 2019.