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Matt Henry      

Full name Matthew James Henry

Born December 14, 1991, Christchurch, Canterbury

Current age 25 years 75 days

Major teams New Zealand, Canterbury, Canterbury Under-17s, Canterbury Under-19s, Chennai Super Kings, New Zealand A

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Matthew James Henry
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 7 12 3 200 66 22.22 248 80.64 0 1 28 5 4 0
ODIs 30 13 5 165 48* 20.62 158 104.43 0 0 15 7 9 0
T20Is 6 2 1 10 10 10.00 5 200.00 0 0 2 0 1 0
First-class 40 51 10 951 75* 23.19 1227 77.50 0 3 128 20 17 0
List A 71 41 14 422 48* 15.62 409 103.17 0 0 35 18 22 0
Twenty20 59 31 13 248 42 13.77 149 166.44 0 0 17 17 21 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 7 14 1735 954 17 4/93 6/105 56.11 3.29 102.0 1 0 0
ODIs 30 28 1535 1456 58 5/30 5/30 25.10 5.69 26.4 4 2 0
T20Is 6 6 132 191 7 3/44 3/44 27.28 8.68 18.8 0 0 0
First-class 40 75 8207 4298 147 5/18 8/88 29.23 3.14 55.8 8 6 0
List A 71 67 3356 3079 120 6/45 6/45 25.65 5.50 27.9 7 4 0
Twenty20 59 56 1107 1521 52 4/43 4/43 29.25 8.24 21.2 1 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Lord's, May 21-25, 2015 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, Nov 25-29, 2016 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut New Zealand v India at Wellington, Jan 31, 2014 scorecard
Last ODI New Zealand v Bangladesh at Nelson, Dec 31, 2016 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), Dec 4, 2014 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v Bangladesh at Napier, Jan 3, 2017 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Canterbury v Wellington at Rangiora, Mar 14-17, 2011 scorecard
Last First-class New Zealand v Pakistan at Hamilton, Nov 25-29, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Central Districts v Canterbury at Rangiora, Nov 25, 2011 scorecard
Last List A Wellington v Canterbury at Christchurch, Feb 11, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Canterbury v Northern Districts at Rangiora, Dec 18, 2011 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Wellington v Canterbury at Wellington, Jan 5, 2017 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5, 3/44 Canterbury v Wellington Christchurch 11 Feb 2017 LA
8, 1/63 Canterbury v Wellington Christchurch 8 Feb 2017 LA
0/56 Canterbury v Wellington Wellington 25 Jan 2017 LA
6, 0/17 Canterbury v Northern D Hamilton 18 Jan 2017 LA
2/47, 10* Canterbury v Central D Rangiora 15 Jan 2017 LA
0, 1/30 Canterbury v Wellington Wellington 5 Jan 2017 T20
1/44 New Zealand v Bangladesh Napier 3 Jan 2017 T20I # 574
2/53 New Zealand v Bangladesh Nelson 31 Dec 2016 ODI # 3816
11*, 1/28 Canterbury v Otago Christchurch 23 Dec 2016 T20
2, 1/34 Canterbury v Auckland Auckland 18 Dec 2016 T20
Profile

A slippery fast bowler, Matt Henry almost didn't play for New Zealand, as he underwent a major back surgery in 2012. Two years later, though, he was called up as cover during the ODI series against India, and thanks to a niggle to fellow injury-prone Hamish Bennett, Henry put the black cap on and registered the third-best figures for a New Zealand debutant in ODIs, claiming four wickets to seal New Zealand's 4-0 series triumph. Henry stays consistently over 140kmph, likes to bowl full, and had taken four five-fors in 14 first-class games spread over three seasons when he was called up for what looked like an apprenticeship with the New Zealand senior team. However, niggles to Tim Southee and Bennett, who himself had gone through a back surgery to Henry, gave him his chance. Henry's other taste of big-time cricket had been series against England A and India A.
ESPNcricinfo staff

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Jan 27, 2017

Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme pose with kids at an ANZ event, Auckland, January 27, 2017

Mitchell Santner, Matt Henry, James Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme pose with kids at an ANZ event

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Jan 3, 2017

Matt Henry celebrates a wicket, New Zealand v Bangladesh, 1st T20I, Napier, January 3, 2017

Matt Henry celebrates a wicket

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Dec 15, 2016

Matt Henry in his delivery stride, Canterbury v Wellington, 7th T20 match, Super Smash, Christchurch, Dec 15, 2016

Matt Henry in his delivery stride

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Auckland v Central D at Auckland - Feb 25-28
Auckland 385/5d & 44/2 (17.3 ov) Central D 256/7d
Northern D v Otago at Whangarei - Feb 25-28
Northern D 278 & 240/8 (83 ov) Otago 276
Wellington v Canterbury at Wellington - Feb 26-Mar 1
Wellington 297 & 2/0 (4 ov) Canterbury 243
4th ODI: New Zealand v South Africa at Hamilton
Mar 1, 2017 (14:00 local | 01:00 GMT | 20:00 EST -1d | 19:00 CST -1d | 17:00 PST -1d)
2nd ODI: NZ Women v Aus Women at Mount Maunganui
Mar 2, 2017 (11:00 local | 22:00 GMT -1d | 17:00 EST -1d | 16:00 CST -1d | 14:00 PST -1d)
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