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Matt Walker      

Full name Matthew Jonathan Walker

Born January 2, 1974, Gravesend, Kent

Current age 40 years 328 days

Major teams Essex, Kent

Nickname Walks

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Height 5 ft 6 in

Education King's School, Rochester

Matthew Jonathan Walker
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 223 377 39 12197 275* 36.08 28 51 155 0
List A 285 255 40 6269 117 29.15 3 37 75 0
Twenty20 82 75 11 1397 74* 21.82 1203 116.12 0 4 135 31 10 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 223 2154 1274 28 3/35 45.50 3.54 76.9 0 0
List A 285 904 759 30 4/24 4/24 25.30 5.03 30.1 1 0 0
Twenty20 82 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut 1992/93
Last First-class Leicestershire v Essex at Leicester, Jul 10-13, 2011 scorecard
List A debut 1994
Last List A Lancashire v Essex at Manchester, Aug 14, 2011 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Kent v Hampshire at Beckenham, Jun 16, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Essex v Glamorgan at Chelmsford, Jul 8, 2011 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Essex v Lancashire Manchester 14 Aug 2011 LA
0, 52 Essex 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 3 Aug 2011 Other
7 Essex 2nd XI v Smrst 2nd XI Taunton 2 Aug 2011 Other OD
6, 12 Essex v Leics Leicester 10 Jul 2011 FC
28 Essex v Glamorgan Chelmsford 8 Jul 2011 T20
7* Essex v Hampshire Southampton 6 Jul 2011 T20
- Essex v Somerset Bath 4 Jul 2011 T20
6 Essex v Middlesex Chelmsford 2 Jul 2011 T20
9, 2/15, 17 Essex v Northants Chelmsford 25 Jun 2011 FC
- Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 24 Jun 2011 T20
Profile

Matthew Walker made his Kent debut way back in 1992, and his early career was littered with promise. He captained England Under-19 in 1993 and in 1996 scored 275* against Somerset, the highest score by a Kent batsman at Canterbury. His career then stalled for several years, and it looked like Kent would release him, but he returned to form in 2001 and for several years after was a lynchpin of the Kent middle order. He was also an outstanding fielder. 2006 was a vintage year for Walker as he scored 1419 runs in the Championship but two seasons later he moved to Essex.
Sam Collins September 2008

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Latest Photos

Jul 27, 2010

James Foster embraces Matt Walker after his matchwinning innings, Essex v Lancashire, Friends Provident t20 quarter-final, Chelmsford, July 27, 2010

James Foster embraces Matt Walker after his matchwinning innings

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Jul 6, 2010

Jaik Mickleburgh and Matt Walker put on 106 for the third wicket, Essex v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, July 6, 2010

Jaik Mickleburgh and Matt Walker put on 106 for the third wicket

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Jul 6, 2010

Matt Walker extended Essex's lead when he passed fifty in the second innings, Essex v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, Division One, Chelmsford, July 6, 2010

Matt Walker extended Essex's lead when he passed fifty in the second innings

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County Results
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 15, 2012
Hampshire won (lost fewer wickets)
Derbyshire v Hampshire at Derby - Sep 11-14, 2012
Derbyshire won by 6 wickets
Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford - Sep 11-14, 2012
Yorkshire won by 239 runs
Lancashire v Surrey at Liverpool - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 11-14, 2012
Leics won by 2 wickets
Notts v Warwickshire at Nottingham - Sep 11-14, 2012
Match drawn
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