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Matt Coles      

Full name Matthew Thomas Coles

Born May 26, 1990, Maidstone, Kent

Current age 26 years 34 days

Major teams England Lions, Kent, Kent 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Matthew Thomas Coles
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 90 119 16 1955 103* 18.98 2992 65.34 1 9 256 34 40 0
List A 56 30 5 391 100 15.64 356 109.83 1 1 36 19 21 0
Twenty20 68 48 9 424 54 10.87 306 138.56 0 1 30 24 25 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 90 150 13389 7986 287 6/51 10/98 27.82 3.57 46.6 14 10 2
List A 56 52 2065 2036 87 6/32 6/32 23.40 5.91 23.7 3 1 0
Twenty20 68 67 1332 1955 69 4/27 4/27 28.33 8.80 19.3 1 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v Loughborough UCCE at Canterbury, Apr 15-17, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Kent at Cardiff, Jun 19-22, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Jun 15, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Glamorgan v Kent at Cardiff, Jun 17, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/96, 0, 2/47 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 19 Jun 2016 FC
0/24, 31 Kent v Glamorgan Cardiff 17 Jun 2016 T20
91, 1/64 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 15 Jun 2016 LA
2/21 Kent v Somerset Canterbury 14 Jun 2016 LA
2/52 Kent v Glamorgan Canterbury 12 Jun 2016 LA
2, 1/17 Kent v Sussex Hove 10 Jun 2016 T20
0/45 Kent v Hampshire Canterbury 8 Jun 2016 T20
2/63, 0 Kent v Surrey Beckenham 5 Jun 2016 LA
8, 0/18 Kent v Gloucs Beckenham 3 Jun 2016 T20
4/27, 0 Kent v Hampshire Southampton 2 Jun 2016 T20
Profile

Matt Coles is a powerfully-built allrounder who moved from his home county of Kent to Hampshire to move his career forward and then, only one year into a three-year deal, promptly moved back again. An aggressive bustling seamer he took 41 wickets at 28.41 in 2014 as Hampshire gained promotion but he struggled to settle away from friends and family in his home town of Maidstone and conceded a chance to impress back in Division One of the County Championship and perhaps attract the England selectors once more.

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Jun 15, 2016

Matt Coles flayed Essex's attack, Essex v Kent, Royal London Cup, South Group, Chelmsford

Matt Coles flayed Essex's attack

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Aug 27, 2015

Matt Coles' extraordinary maiden List A hundred was not quite enough for victory, Surrey v Kent, Kia Oval, Royal London Cup quarter-final, August 27, 2015

Matt Coles' extraordinary maiden List A hundred was not quite enough for victory

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Aug 27, 2015

Matt Coles hit a half-century off 38 balls, Surrey v Kent, Kia Oval, Royal London Cup quarter-final, August 27, 2015

Matt Coles hit a half-century off 38 balls

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

County Results
Glamorgan v Gloucs at Cardiff - Sep 24-27, 2013
Glamorgan won by 8 wickets
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 24-27, 2013
Kent won by 2 wickets
Notts v Somerset at Nottingham - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Surrey v Yorkshire at The Oval - Sep 24-27, 2013
Match drawn
Sussex v Durham at Hove - Sep 24-27, 2013
Sussex won by 6 wickets
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