Matt Higginbottom

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Matt Higginbottom
Personal information
Full name Matthew Higginbottom
Born (1990-10-20) 20 October 1990 (age 24)
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
Nickname Higgy[1]
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast
Domestic team information
Years Team
2012 Leeds/Bradford MCCU
Career statistics
Competition First-class
Matches 2
Runs scored 79
Batting average 79.00
100s/50s –/–
Top score 31*
Balls bowled 174
Wickets 4
Bowling average 30.00
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 2/22
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 11 July 2012

Matthew Higginbottom (born 20 October 1990) is an English cricketer. Higginbottom is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm medium-fast. He was born at Stockport, Greater Manchester.

Higginbottom was educated at New Mills School Business & Enterprise College, before studying Sport and Business Management at Leeds Metropolitan University.[1] While attending the university, he was selected to play for Leeds/Bradford MCCU, making his first-class debut in the team's inaugural first-class match against Surrey at The Oval in 2012. He made a second first-class appearance for the team in that same season against Yorkshire at Headingley.[2] He signed a summer–long contract with Derbyshire for the 2012 season.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Player profile: Matthew Higginbottom". Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "First-Class Matches played by Matt Higginbottom". CricketArchive. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Matt hopes for a big year with county side". Buxton Advertiser. 22 April 2012. Retrieved 11 July 2012. 

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