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Matthew Anderson      

Full name Matthew Allan Anderson

Born November 30, 1976, Darwin, Northern Territory

Current age 38 years 21 days

Major teams Queensland

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Slow left-arm orthodox

Matthew Allan Anderson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 15 17 9 19 7* 2.37 100 19.00 0 0 9 0
List A 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 15 2214 1016 27 4/50 37.62 2.75 82.0 0 0
List A 2 84 78 2 2/25 2/25 39.00 5.57 42.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1999-2003
List A span 1999-2000
Profile

A young left arm orthodox spinner, Matthew Anderson is currently making his way in the first-class game with Queensland. He comes in off a short approach to the wicket; has a neat, economical action; and bowls with excellent flight and control. Anderson grew up in Darwin and was a member of the Northern Territory's under-17 and under-19 sides at national carnivals, but moved to Brisbane just before his eighteenth birthday. Tall and rakishly built, he has been an excellent performer for his grade club, Sandgate-Redcliffe, ever since and was a natural choice in the state side as Paul Jackson's replacement upon the ex-Victorian's retirement at the end of the 1998-99 season. A measure of his value then came as he made an active contribution to Queensland's stellar Pura Milk Cup-winning season of 1999-2000 with 21 wickets, often on pitches unsympathetic to slow bowling. Competition from a number of other good young spinners ensured that his appearances were far more limited the following season, but he has retained his state contract and remains an excellent long-term option for the Bulls' selectors. (John Polack, August 2001)

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Nov 6, 2000

6 Nov 2000: Andy Symonds of Queensland celebrates with team mates Wade Seccombe and Matthew Anderson after getting the wicket of Matthew Mott of Victoria for 31 runs during the Pura Cup match between Queensland and Victoria played at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Symonds, Seccombe and Anderson celebrate

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Nov 6, 2000

5 Nov 2000: Jason Arnberger of Victoria hits the ball past Matthew Anderson of Queensland during the Pura Cup match between Queensland and Victoria played at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Arnberger hits a ball past Anderson

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Nov 6, 2000

05 Nov 2000: Jason Arnberger of Victoria in action while Matthew Anderson of Queensland looks on during the Pura Cup match between Queensland and Victoria played at Allan Border Field in Brisbane, Australia.

Arnberger in action watched by Anderson

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Notes

Northern Territory Under-19s 1993/94

Australia Under-19s 1993/94

Commonwealth Bank Cricket Academy 1997

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