New kid behind the stumps

Alex Mellor is one of Warwickshire CCC’s new recruits, he’s a young and talented wicket-keeper and batsman who will be understudy in the first instance to Tim Ambrose.

Alex has a wealth of Second XI experience, he has played minor counties and, like his teammate Josh Poysden, he has played for the Unicorns team.

Alex’s batting abilities were best highlighted in 2015 when he scored 208* vs Suffolk in a minor counties match. In the same game Alex also took 11 catches, which set a new record for Staffordshire.