Matthew Fisher (cricketer)

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Matthew Fisher
Personal information
Full nameMatthew David Fisher
Born (1997-11-09) 9 November 1997 (age 22)
York, North Yorkshire, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
RoleBowler
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2013–present Yorkshire
FC debut19 April 2015 Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire
LA debut9 June 2013 Yorkshire v Leicestershire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 11 34 23
Runs scored 192 228 33
Batting average 14.76 28.50 16.50
100s/50s 0/0 0/0 0/0
Top score 37 36* 17*
Balls bowled 1,736 1,384 419
Wickets 27 32 23
Bowling average 35.55 42.68 28.65
5 wickets in innings 1 0 1
10 wickets in match 0 0 0
Best bowling 5/54 3/22 5/22
Catches/stumpings 4/– 10/– 7/–
Source: CricketArchive, 21 August 2019

Matthew David Fisher (born 9 November 1997) is an English cricketer, contracted to play for Yorkshire County Cricket Club.[1] He made his debut on 9 June 2013 in the 2013 Yorkshire Bank 40 against Leicestershire,[2] and at the age of 15 years and 212 days, became the youngest cricketer to play in a competitive county game.[3] The previous record was set in 1922 by the Welsh cricketer Royston Gabe-Jones.[3] In May 2015 on his debut in the T20 Blast, he took five wickets for Yorkshire against Derbyshire.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Five county players to make a mark". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 13 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Yorkshire v Leicestershire". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Matthew Fisher: Yorkshire 15-year-old breaks 91-year-old record". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Fisher sparkles under lights with debut five". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 16 May 2015.

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