|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. In May 2016 he was unveiled as the next President of MCC, taking up the post on October 1st 2016 after being nominated by the current incumbent, Roger Knight, at the club AGM at Lord's. He is the current Chairman of Cricket, having been elected in October 2013 and will be 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