Matt Parkinson      

Full name Matthew William Parkinson

Born October 24, 1996, Bolton, Lancashire

Current age 23 years 225 days

Major teams England, England XI, Kent, Lancashire, Lancashire 2nd XI, Lancashire Cricket Academy, Lancashire Under-13s, Lancashire Under-14s, Lancashire Under-15s, Lancashire Under-17s, Staffordshire

Playing role Bowler

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Education Bolton School

Relation Twin brother - CF Parkinson

Matthew William Parkinson
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
T20Is 2 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
First-class 21 27 9 112 22 6.22 376 29.78 0 0 10 0 6 0
List A 27 11 8 43 15* 14.33 82 52.43 0 0 3 0 4 0
T20s 38 7 4 14 7* 4.66 16 87.50 0 0 2 0 5 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 2 2 64 63 0 - - - 5.90 - 0 0 0
T20Is 2 2 36 61 5 4/47 4/47 12.20 10.16 7.2 1 0 0
First-class 21 36 3071 1583 63 6/23 10/165 25.12 3.09 48.7 2 3 1
List A 27 26 1366 1178 42 5/51 5/51 28.04 5.17 32.5 2 2 0
T20s 38 37 814 977 65 4/23 4/23 15.03 7.20 12.5 3 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut South Africa v England at Cape Town, Feb 4, 2020 scorecard
Last ODI South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 7, 2020 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut New Zealand v England at Nelson, Nov 5, 2019 scorecard
Last T20I New Zealand v England at Napier, Nov 8, 2019 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester, Jun 20-23, 2016 scorecard
Last First-class Sri Lanka Board President's XI v England at Colombo (PSS), Mar 12-15, 2020 scorecard
List A debut West Indies A v England Lions at Coolidge, Mar 6, 2018 scorecard
Last List A South Africa v England at Durban, Feb 7, 2020 scorecard
T20s debut Lancashire v Derbyshire at Manchester, Jul 16, 2017 scorecard
Last T20s New Zealand v England at Napier, Nov 8, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22, 1/19 England v SLC-BP-XI Colombo (PSS) 12 Mar 2020 FC
4/68 England v SLC XI Katunayake 7 Mar 2020 Other
0/15 England v South Africa Durban 7 Feb 2020 ODI # 4238
0/48 England v South Africa Cape Town 4 Feb 2020 ODI # 4234
3/9 England v CSA Inv XI Paarl 1 Feb 2020 Other OD
1, 2/24 England v CSA Inv XI Paarl 31 Jan 2020 Other OD
0/60 England v SA A Benoni 20 Dec 2019 Other
2/112 England v CSA Inv XI Benoni 17 Dec 2019 Other
0/63 England XI v NZ XI Whangarei 12 Nov 2019 Other
4/47 England v New Zealand Napier 8 Nov 2019 T20I # 1008
Profile

A tousle-haired legspinner from Bolton, Matt Parkinson was the most prolific white-ball wicket-taker in the country for two seasons before earning an England call-up for the 2019-20 tour of New Zealand. Unlike most modern wristspinners, Parkinson bowls slowly and tosses the ball up above the eyeline, relying on prodigious natural turn rather than pace to take his wickets.

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Mar 8, 2020

Matt Parkinson has a laugh during England's opening tour match in Sri Lanka, SLC Board President's XI v England, Katunayake, March 08, 2020

Matt Parkinson has a laugh during England's opening tour match in Sri Lanka

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Feb 4, 2020

Matt Parkinson made his ODI debut, South Africa v England, 1st ODI, Cape Town, February 4, 2020

Matt Parkinson made his ODI debut

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Feb 4, 2020

Matt Parkinson embraces Ben Stokes after receiving his cap, South Africa v England, 1st ODI, Cape Town, February 04, 2020

Matt Parkinson embraces Ben Stokes after receiving his cap

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