Full name Matthew David Taylor
Born July 8, 1994, Banbury, Oxfordshire
Current age 22 years 196 days
Major teams Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire 2nd XI, Oxfordshire
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Left-arm fast
Relation Brother - JMR Taylor
|First-class debut||Gloucestershire v Leicestershire at Bristol, Sep 3-5, 2013 scorecard|
|Last First-class||Gloucestershire v Sussex at Bristol, Sep 20-23, 2016 scorecard|
|List A debut||Gloucestershire v Nottinghamshire at Cheltenham, Jul 24, 2011 scorecard|
|Last List A||Gloucestershire v Essex at Bristol, Aug 2, 2016 scorecard|
|Twenty20 debut||Gloucestershire v Middlesex at Bristol, May 15, 2015 scorecard|
|Last Twenty20||Gloucestershire v Durham at Bristol, Aug 10, 2016 scorecard|
|Bat & Bowl||Team||Opposition||Ground||Match Date||Scorecard|
|5*, 0/90||Gloucs||v Sussex||Bristol||20 Sep 2016||FC|
|0/88, 2, 2/45, 5*||Gloucs||v Northants||Northampton||12 Sep 2016||FC|
|4/56, 6, 1/45||Gloucs||v Glamorgan||Cardiff||6 Sep 2016||FC|
|4*, 2/89, 7*||Gloucs||v Kent||Bristol||23 Aug 2016||FC|
|4, 4/130, 9*||Gloucs||v Sussex||Hove||13 Aug 2016||FC|
|2/28, 1*||Gloucs||v Durham||Bristol||10 Aug 2016||T20|
|-||Gloucs||v Essex||Bristol||2 Aug 2016||LA|
|16, 0/28||Gloucs||v Kent||Canterbury||31 Jul 2016||LA|
|0/30||Gloucs||v Middlesex||Bristol||29 Jul 2016||T20|
|1/69, 3*||Gloucs||v Surrey||The Oval||27 Jul 2016||LA|
Matt Taylor, younger brother of Jack, who is also at Gloucestershire, has developed through the academy at Bristol. In 2011, he played two List A matches at the Cheltenham Festival while still at school.
Taylor made his first-class debut against Leicestershire at the end of the 2013 season and during 2014 he was given more opportunities in the Championship, playing nine games and taking 21 wickets at 43.09.
Having missed most of the 2015 season through injury, he had a good NatWest T20 Blast campaign in 2016, taking 15 wickets at 21 to help Gloucestershire top the South Group. He even gained the rare accolade of bowling a T20 maiden to Chris Gayle in Taunton.
His form saw him pick up the club's Young Player of the Year award for 2016 and win selection for the England Pace Programme.
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