Matches (33)
BAN v NZ (1)
SA v WI (A tour) (1)
WI v IRE (EME) (1)
Abu Dhabi T10 (6)
Legends League (2)
NZ v PAK (W) (1)
Hazare Trophy (18)
WI v ENG (1)
IND v ENG (W) (1)
AUS v PAK (1)

Full Name

Michael-Kyle Steven Pepper


June 25, 1998, Harlow, Essex


25y 163d

Batting Style

Right hand Bat

Fielding Position


Playing Role

Wicketkeeper Batter



Wicketkeeper-batter Michael Pepper signed a summer contract with Essex in 2018 after a string of impressive performances for the 2nd XI in 2017. Pepper played his club cricket for Cambridge Granta in the East Anglian Premier League. His Championship debut came in a day-night affair against Somerset at Chelmsford in June that year. Essex held him in such high regard that they felt able to release their long-serving keeper James Foster at the end of the season.

Pepper made 92 in his fourth first-class match, against Durham at Chester-le-Street early in the 2021 season, but his promise was most obvious in white-ball cricket. He led the run-scoring for Essex in the Blast, and went further the following summer, smacking 439 runs at a strike rate of 163.19 - performances which won him a chance as a replacement for Northern Superchargers in the Hundred.

Michael Pepper Career Stats

Batting & Fielding

List A7501346326.80111120.720121600


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Photos of Michael Pepper

Michael Pepper and Paul Walter got Essex over the line
Michael Pepper slammed 64 from 34 balls
Michael Pepper reverse-sweeps during his half-century
Michael Pepper launches one leg side during his 75 from 42 balls
Michael Pepper catches Marchant De Lange
Michael Pepper slashes into the off side