Matthew Hobden      

Full name Matthew Edward Hobden

Born March 27, 1993, Eastbourne, Sussex

Died January 2, 2016, Scotland (aged 22 years 281 days)

Major teams Cardiff MCCU, Sussex, Sussex 2nd XI, Sussex Under-14s, Sussex Under-17s

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Matthew Edward Hobden
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 18 23 10 121 65* 9.30 330 36.66 0 1 15 2 3 0
List A 3 2 1 5 3* 5.00 14 35.71 0 0 0 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 18 30 2610 1889 48 5/62 5/62 39.35 4.34 54.3 1 2 0
List A 3 2 102 88 1 1/39 1/39 88.00 5.17 102.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 1 1 12 36 0 - - - 18.00 - 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Somerset v Cardiff MCCU at Taunton, Mar 31-Apr 2, 2012 scorecard
Last First-class Sussex v Nottinghamshire at Horsham, Jul 19-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Nottinghamshire v Sussex at Nottingham, Jun 21, 2013 scorecard
Last List A Sussex v Essex at Hove, Aug 19, 2015 scorecard
Only Twenty20 Essex v Sussex at Chelmsford, Jul 25, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Sussex v Essex Hove 19 Aug 2015 LA
3*, 0/49 Sussex v Warwickshire Rugby 17 Aug 2015 LA
0, 0/14, 4/35 Sussx 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Beckenham 12 Aug 2015 Other
9*, 0/51 Sussx 2nd XI v Kent 2nd XI Beckenham 11 Aug 2015 Other OD
0, 1/39 Sussx 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Richmond 28 Jul 2015 Other
19, 1/43 Sussx 2nd XI v Middx 2nd XI Richmond 27 Jul 2015 Other OD
2/143, 0, 0* Sussex v Notts Horsham 19 Jul 2015 FC
0, 2/71, 0/35 Sussex v Somerset Taunton 5 Jul 2015 FC
1/63 Sussex v Warwickshire Birmingham 28 Jun 2015 FC
37, 0/28 Sussx 2nd XI v Essex 2nd XI Southend-on-Sea 15 Jun 2015 Other OD
Profile

Matt Hobden died suddenly on January 2, 2016 at the age of 22. His death was announced by his county, Sussex, who said that "Matthew was an exciting young cricketer with a big future ahead of him in the game." England's lead fast bowling coach Kevin Shine said: "His potential was huge. He was improving rapidly and I'm certain that he would have played for England."

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Apr 20, 2015

Matt Hobden removed two of Worcestershire's top three, Sussex v Worcestershire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, April 20, 2015

Matt Hobden removed two of Worcestershire's top three

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Jul 7, 2014

Matthew Hobden claimed 2 for 34, Sussex v Northamptonshire, County Championship Division One, Hove, 2nd day, July 7, 2014

Matthew Hobden claimed 2 for 34

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Leics 619 Derbyshire 532/8 (141 ov)
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 Essex 215/3 (80 ov)
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 Glamorgan 225/6 (59 ov)
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 116/0 (35 ov) Sussex 164
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Northants 238 & 53/2 (18 ov) Worcs 434
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-29
Notts 430/9d Gloucs 149 & 37/1 (10.3 ov) (f/o)
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-29
Hampshire 162 & 293 Somerset 197 & 39/0 (10 ov, target 259)
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