Matthew Friedlander

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Matthew Friedlander
Personal information
Full nameMatthew James Friedlander
Born (1979-08-01) 1 August 1979 (age 40)
Durban, Natal, South Africa
BowlingRight-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Career statistics
Competition FC LA
Matches 14 3
Runs scored 260
Batting average 14.44
100s/50s –/1 –/–
Top score 81
Balls bowled 1,410 84
Wickets 26 2
Bowling average 41.15 35.50
5 wickets in innings 1
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 6/78 2/27
Catches/stumpings 5/– –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 29 September 2010

Matthew James Friedlander (born 1 August 1979) is a former South African cricketer. Friedlander is a right-handed batsman who bowls right-arm fast-medium. He was born in Durban, Natal.

Friedlander made his first-class debut for Boland in during the 2003/4 season against Free State. His second and final first-class match for Boland came during the same season against Easterns. He also made his debut in List-A cricket during this season against North West. He played 2 further List-A matches during the season against Border and Free State.[1] In his 3 List-A matches he took 2 wickets at a bowling average of 2/27.[2]

In 2005, he made his first-class debut for CUCCE in 2005 against Essex in England. From 2005 to 2008, he represented the University in 10 first-class matches, the last of which came against Warwickshire. In 2005 he also represented a combined British Universities team against the touring Bangladeshis. During the 2005 season he represented Northamptonshire in a single first-class match against the Bangladeshis.[3] In his combined first-class career, he scored 260 runs at a batting average of 14.44, with a single half century high score of 81. With the ball he took 26 wickets at an average of 41.15, with a single five wicket haul of 6/78, which represented his best figures.

In local domestic cricket, he currently plays for Cambridge Granta Cricket Club in the East Anglian Premier Cricket League.


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