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Matt Coles      

Full name Matthew Thomas Coles

Born May 26, 1990, Maidstone, Kent

Current age 24 years 99 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 67 87 13 1531 103* 20.68 2295 66.71 1 7 204 28 24 0
List A 44 24 4 187 47 9.35 201 93.03 0 0 18 5 13 0
Twenty20 49 34 6 349 54 12.46 245 142.44 0 1 26 19 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 67 111 9179 5392 180 6/51 10/154 29.95 3.52 50.9 6 7 1
List A 44 41 1500 1532 64 6/32 6/32 23.93 6.12 23.4 2 1 0
Twenty20 49 48 924 1352 46 3/14 3/14 29.39 8.77 20.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v Loughborough UCCE at Canterbury, Apr 15-17, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Hampshire at Canterbury, Aug 15-18, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Aug 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/50, 0 Hampshire v Lancashire Birmingham 23 Aug 2014 T20
25, 0/57 Hampshire v Yorkshire Southampton 21 Aug 2014 LA
5, 1/36, 3/68 Hampshire v Kent Canterbury 15 Aug 2014 FC
2/66, 2 Hampshire v Essex Chelmsford 13 Aug 2014 LA
- Hampshire v Worcs Southampton 11 Aug 2014 LA
2 Hampshire v Northants Southampton 8 Aug 2014 LA
1, 0/21 Hampshire v Leics Southampton 6 Aug 2014 LA
2/36, 1* Hampshire v Notts Nottingham 3 Aug 2014 T20
2/45, 0 Hampshire v Gloucs Bristol 31 Jul 2014 LA
0, 2/41 Hampshire v Lancashire Manchester 27 Jul 2014 LA
Profile

A powerfully-built allrounder, Matt Coles made some giant strides in 2012 - three years after his Kent debut. He started the season by making headlines with his left-handed batting - scoring a maiden Championship century against Yorkshire at Headingley. The fact that he reached the landmark with a reverse sweep for six only underlined the impression that this was a young man with confidence to match obvious ability.

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Jun 28, 2014

Matt Coles bustles in for Hampshire, Hampshire v Leicestershire, County Championship Division Two, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day, September 1, 2014

Matt Coles bustles in for Hampshire

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Sep 25, 2013

Matt Coles knocked out Jaik Mickleburgh's middle stump, Hampshire v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day, September 25, 2013

Matt Coles knocked out Jaik Mickleburgh's middle stump

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Jul 31, 2013

Matt Coles hit three sixes in his 23-ball 40, Sussex v Kent, FLt20 South Group, Hove, July 31, 2013

Matt Coles hit three sixes in his 23-ball 40

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Tournament Results
Australia v England at Bridgetown - May 16, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 18 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Gros Islet - May 14, 2010
Australia won by 3 wickets (with 1 ball remaining)
England v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 13, 2010
England won by 7 wickets (with 24 balls remaining)
West Indies v Australia at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
India v Sri Lanka at Gros Islet - May 11, 2010
Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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