|Full name||Matthew Valentine Fleming|
12 December 1964 |
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
|Bowling style||Right arm medium|
|Relations||CFH Leslie (great-grandfather)|
|ODI debut (cap 148)||11 December 1997 v India|
|Last ODI||24 May 1998 v South Africa|
|Domestic team information|
|Source: Cricinfo, 21 March 2009|
Matthew Valentine Fleming (born 12 December 1964) is a former cricketer who represented Kent and England, and the current President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He took up the post on 1 October 2016 after being nominated by his predecessor, Roger Knight, at the club AGM at Lord's. He is the current MCC Chairman of Cricket, having been elected in October 2013 and is the youngest MCC president for 36 years, since Peter May served in 1980.
Background and early life
Fleming's first 2 scoring shots in first class cricket were sixes.
He played 11 One Day Internationals for England from 1997 to 1998. He captained Kent for several seasons. Fleming was a very effective all-rounder, hard hitting batsman and medium-pace bowler, in the one day game for Kent and briefly for England.
Fleming has served as Chairman of the Professional Cricketers' Association. After his retirement he announced his intention to become a Conservative Member of Parliament, however he has yet to stand for election.
He is also a lifelong supporter of Birmingham City Football Club.
|Kent County Cricket Club captain