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Matthew Maynard
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Matthew Maynard

England
Matthew Maynard

INTL CAREER: 1988 - 2000

Full Name

Matthew Peter Maynard

Born

March 21, 1966, Oldham, Lancashire

Age

55y 92d

Batting Style

Right hand bat

Bowling Style

Right arm medium

Fielding Position

Wicketkeeper

relations

TEAMS

Matthew Maynard burst onto the county scene at Swansea in 1985 scoring an amazing century on his first-class debut. Born in Lancashire, Maynard was brought up in North Wales, and after a short spell on Kent's staff, he joined Glamorgan in 1985, and ever since he has thrilled the county's supporters with his dashing strokeplay, and he has set a host of batting records, the most recent being the county's record century-maker in 2004. Back in 1986, he became the youngest-ever Glamorgan player to score 1000 runs, and in 1988, further displays of such uninhibited batting drew the attention of England's selectors as he made his Test debut against West Indies at The Oval. Maynard got a further taste of international cricket in 1989-90 as he toured South Africa with Mike Gatting's rebel side. Maynard's quick-scoring talents have also been a key feature behind Glamorgan's success in one-day cricket in the 1990's, and in particular the Sunday League title in 1993. During that summer, Maynard also hit a century before lunch against the Australians at Neath, and was recalled to the England side for two Tests in the Ashes series. He also won a place on the winter tour of the West Indies, where he won another Test cap and appeared in five one-dayers. By this time, Maynard was captain of Glamorgan and led them to the Championship title in 1997. He later stood down, but 2000 was a memorable summer for Maynard as he led Glamorgan to their first appearance in a Lord`s Cup final since 1977, and was also recalled to the England team for 2000 NatWest series, but made disappointing scores of 3 and 0. He was awarded a benefit year with Glamorgan for the 2005 season. He was signed up in September 2004 to act as England assistant coach, and the following season announced his impending retirement, to concentrate on his new career.
Andrew Hignell March 2005

Career Averages

Batting & Fielding
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test480873510.8718347.540011030
ODI141211564114.1822569.330010140
FC395643602479924342.53591313727
List A4344164913506151*36.8016811835
T20121204247235.33296143.2404541090
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test4------------
ODI14------------
FC395117189563/21149.164.58195.1000
List A43430728431/131/1394.665.55102.30000
T2012------------
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Recent Matches - Player

MATCHBATWKDATEGROUNDFORMAT
Glamorgan vs Cardiff MCCU463c/0s & 0c/0s05-May-2010CardiffOTHER
PCA XI vs Essex24--13-Sep-2007ChelmsfordOTHERT20

Photos


Matthew Maynard looks on as wickets tumble at Taunton
Matt Maynard, Somerset coach, supervises a tense final day at Taunton
Somerset's new director of cricket Matthew Maynard
Somerset director of cricket Matthew Maynard during the club's photocall at The County Ground
Matthew Maynard led a cycle ride from Cardiff to The Oval in memory of Tom Maynard
Matthew Maynard after completing the cycle ride