6 Inspiring Facts About Cricketer Camilus Alexander- A Right-Arm Leg-Spin Bowler

6 Inspiring Facts About Cricketer Camilus Alexander- A Right-Arm Leg-Spin Bowler

Camilus Alexander is a Grenadian cricketer who plays as a right-arm leg-spin bowler. Photo Source: ICC Americas Facebook.

Cricket is a worldwide known sport and is loved by millions. There are many popular batsmen and bowlers in this field, but there are also many underrepresented but promising players. One such player we are talking about is Camilus Alexander, who hails from Grenada and plays a right-arm leg-spin bowler.

Camilus has been playing Cricket since the age of 17. He has left quite an impression on the sport. So, in today’s article, let’s learn five interesting facts about the cricketer.

6. He Grew Up In Mount Horne

Camilus Christopher Alexander was born on October 20, 1981. He is a Grenadian cricketer who started his career in the 90s. He grew up in Mount Horne, in Grenada’s Saint Andrew Parish.

He believes his interest in playing cricket is due to being raised in Mount Horne, as the place has a history of creating national players like Paul Smith, Daniel Fredrick, etc. Alexander finished high school at Granville Secondary School in 2000 and has been interested in cricket since childhood.

5. Alexander Debuted At 17

At 17, at the 2000 World Cup, Camilus represented the West Indies at under-19s. Out of seven matches, he played in three of them and showed his impressive skills against New Zealand. He scored 3/49 in the said match and amassed a lot of attention towards him, leading to his first-class debut career.

Alexander made his first-class debut for the West Indies under-23s against the touring Pakistanis. However, he played only a single match of first-class cricket between March 2002 and February 2009. He was one of the members of the selection camp for World Cup League Division Three in Uganda.

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4. Camilus Alexander Was Heavily Influenced By Shane Warne

If you are a fan of Cricket, then you definitely know famous Australian cricketer Shane Warne. He was an idol to many cricket fans worldwide, and Camilus was one of them. Warne played as a right-arm leg-spin bowler and right-handed batsman. Alexander was a fan of Shane’s spin bowling.

Alexander lived up to his cricket idol’s influence and established himself as a right-arm leg-spin bowler. He is indeed the definition of hard work and is way too passionate about cricket.

3. Camilus Is Also A Coach Since 2016

Camilus has spent his life on the periphery of cricket and is continuing to do so. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta Cricket Academy reached out to Alexander to be a cricket coach as an assistant to former West Indies opening batsman Clayton Lambert, and he gladly accepted the offer. He started coaching young aspiring cricketers since 2016.

Camilus Alexander
Camilus Alexander is a coach at Atlanta Cricket Academy. Photo Source: Camilus Alexander’s Instagram.

2. Also Owns A Clothing Brand

You might be surprised if you are wondering what Camilus Alexander is up to these days apart from Coaching.  He has launched his own Clothing brand, which makes tees. His clothing brand is called CA 17, and is manufactured in Australia. The brand name is short for his name, and 17 is his favorite number.

If you are a fan of Alexander, then you can buy his shirt and show your support. He talked about his clothing brand in an interview with Grenada Sports. He also talked about his career and future plans in the interview.

1. Alexander Is A Proud Father

The cricketer isn’t very active on his social media. We have come to know that the cricketer is also a father of a beautiful baby girl named Millie Alexander. However, he hasn’t let fans know about the baby mama. The cricketer first posted a picture of his daughter in 2011. But since he is not active on social media, the whereabouts of his daughter Millie are not found. Apart from this, whether or not the cricketer has other children is unknown.

Camilus Alexander  is still doing what he loves and is helping the young generation to find their passion as a coach. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.

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