|Full name||Matthew Higginbottom|
20 October 1990 |
Stockport, Greater Manchester, England
|Bowling style||Right-arm medium-fast|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 11 July 2012|
Higginbottom was educated at New Mills School Business & Enterprise College, before studying Sport and Business Management at Leeds Metropolitan University. 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. He signed a summer–long contract with Derbyshire for the 2012 season.