Matt Machan

Country: England
Born: February 15, 1991, Brighton, Sussex
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Offbreak
Playing role: Top order Batter

Matt Machan Bio

Matthew William Machan, often known as Matt Machan, is a prominent cricket player from England. Born on July 15, 1991, in Brighton, England, Machan quickly established himself as a talented all-rounder in the cricketing world.

Machan’s journey in international cricket began with a twist of fate. In 2012, due to changes in eligibility rules, Machan, with his Scottish mother, became qualified to play for Scotland. Determined to prove himself, Machan made an immediate impact by scoring a remarkable century against Kenya in just his fourth One Day International (ODI) match. This standout performance showcased his powerful batting skills and useful offspin, earning him recognition as a valuable asset to the Scottish team.

In early 2014, Machan played a crucial role in Scotland’s impressive run of seven consecutive victories in the World Cup Qualifiers held in New Zealand. These wins secured Scotland’s spot in the prestigious 2015 World Cup. Although not considered an official ODI, Machan’s impressive knock of 83 from 86 balls against a formidable New Zealand XI in October 2014 further highlighted his extraordinary talent for striking the ball.

Machan’s cricketing journey traces back to his early years at Brighton College, where he honed his skills playing age-group cricket for Sussex. At the mere age of 15 in 2006, he played his first second XI game for Sussex. However, he had to wait patiently for five years before making his Championship debut. To mark this milestone, Machan displayed his prowess by scoring a remarkable 71 runs against Nottinghamshire.

The year 2013 proved to be pivotal for Machan, as he solidified his position in the Sussex team. His maiden first-class century against Somerset at Taunton showcased his growing potential and led to his selection in Sussex’s Yorkshire Bank 40 team. Throughout the season, he impressively averaged 64.25, earning him Sussex’s Young Player of the Year award and securing a new contract.

Machan continued to build his reputation in 2014 with consistent performances in both domestic and limited-overs formats. He reached a career-best score of 135 against Worcestershire during Sussex’s relegation season in 2015. Despite limited success in the Championship, Machan’s skills as a ball-striker shone in limited-overs cricket.

Beyond his cricketing pursuits, Machan holds a qualification as a personal trainer and indulges in a passion for greyhound racing. These interests add depth to his diverse personality and reflect his commitment to personal growth outside of the cricketing arena.

As Matthew William Machan continues to play a vital role in the Scottish cricket team and Sussex Cricket Club, his dedication and talent promise a bright future. With a dynamic playing style and a determination to excel, Machan remains a force to be reckoned with in the world of cricket.

Matt Machan Career Stats

Matt Machan Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 13 13 3 407 67* 40.7 318 127.98 0 3 37 7 7 0
ODIs 23 22 0 734 114 33.36 952 77.1 1 3 62 7 4 0
FC 44 67 4 2089 192 33.15 3055 68.37 5 6 276 15 18 0
List A 58 56 5 1810 126* 35.49 2066 87.6 2 9 171 23 16 0
T20s 72 70 12 1570 90* 27.06 1253 125.29 0 8 130 43 40 0

Matt Machan Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 13 7 135 156 5 3/23 3/23 31.2 6.93 27 0 0 0
ODIs 23 16 402 384 9 3/31 3/31 42.66 5.73 44.6 0 0 0
FC 44 6 132 103 1 1/36 1/59 103 4.68 132 0 0 0
List A 58 27 640 621 12 3/31 3/31 51.75 5.82 53.3 0 0 0
T20s 72 15 249 309 9 3/23 3/23 34.33 7.44 27.6 0 0 0

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