Matt Johnston

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Matt Johnston
Personal information
Full name Matthew James Johnston
Born (1985-10-15) 15 October 1985 (age 29)
South Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role All-rounder
Domestic team information
Years Team
2007–2011 Western Australia
2011–2012 Tasmania
2011–2012 Hobart Hurricanes
2012 Adelaide Strikers
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 4 21 11
Runs scored 141 302 75
Batting average 23.50 27.45 18.75
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 59 44 17
Balls bowled 222 304 138
Wickets 3 6 7
Bowling average 36.00 36.00 27.85
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 1/17 4/28 2/5
Catches/stumpings 2/- 1/- 2/-
Source: CricketArchive, 19 January 2013
For the television presenter, see It Takes a Thief (2005 TV series).

Matthew James "Matt" Johnston (born 15 October 1985) is an Australian cricketer, current contracted domestically to Tasmania and the Adelaide Strikers. He previously played for Western Australia and the Hobart Hurricanes.

Early career[edit]

Johnston played grade cricket for Willetton, and won the Olly Cooley Medal for best player in the Western Australian Grade Cricket competition in 2010 and u2011.[1]

Australian career[edit]

Western Australia career[edit]

Johnston played one first-class, 17 List A and four Twenty20 cricket matches for Western Australia between 2007 and 2011, before being dropped at the end of the 2010–11 season.

Tasmania career[edit]

Johnston was signed by Tasmania in June 2011,[1] and signed by the Hobart Hurricanes in the Big Bash League in July 2011.[2]

English career[edit]

Johnston played two matches for Walsden in the Central Lancashire League in 2005 as their overseas player, taking 3 wickets at an average of 12.67 and making 41 runs in his only innings.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dumped Warrior Matt Johnston joins Tasmania - PerthNow. Written by Jordan McArdle. Published 20 June 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
  2. ^ Big Bash import riddle - The Mercury. Written by Adam Smith. Published 6 July 2011. Retrieved 10 July 2011.
  3. ^ Central Lancashire League matches played by Matt Johnston - CricketArchive. Retrieved 10 July 2011.