Matthew Waite

Country: England
Born: December 24, 1995, Leeds, Yorkshire
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Fast medium
Playing role: Bowling Allrounder

Matthew Waite Bio

Matthew James Waite is a promising cricketer hailing from England. Born on January 20, 1995, in the cricket-loving nation, Waite has shown immense talent and potential as an allrounder despite battling numerous injury setbacks throughout his career.

Having made his debut for Yorkshire at the tender age of 18 against Sri Lanka A, Waite quickly caught the attention of selectors and spectators alike. His ability to contribute with both the bat and ball earned him recognition as Yorkshire’s Young Player of the Year in 2016, a testament to his immense talent and dedication.

In the following year, Waite achieved a significant milestone in his career by scoring his first half-century in List A cricket. Against Warwickshire at Edgbaston, he displayed exceptional batting skills, with a well-crafted innings of 71 runs off just 58 balls. This innings showcased his ability to perform under pressure and highlighted his potential as a future star of English cricket.

In addition to his List A exploits, Waite also made his appearance in the prestigious Championship format of the game during the same year. Unfortunately, his progress in the Championship was hampered by an ankle injury that required surgery, ultimately ruling him out for the remainder of the season. It was a frustrating setback for the aspiring cricketer, but he remained determined to overcome the challenges and seize every opportunity that came his way.

However, since that unforgettable debut year, Waite’s appearances have been limited due to subsequent injuries. It is a testament to his mental strength and resilience that he has continued to work hard and persevere despite these setbacks. His undying spirit and unwavering dedication to the game are qualities that have endeared him to his teammates and supporters alike.

One of the highlights of Waite’s career came during the summer of 2019 when he claimed his maiden five-wicket haul against Leeds/Bradford MCCU. This exceptional performance showcased his bowling skills and reaffirmed his ability to make an impact on the cricket field when fully fit.

Despite the injury interruptions, Waite signed a new two-year contract with Yorkshire at the conclusion of the 2020 season. This extension signified the Yorkshire management’s faith in his abilities and underlined his importance to the team’s future plans. It also provided him with a fresh start and a chance to revitalize his career.

As Matthew James Waite progresses in his cricketing journey, he remains committed to overcoming his injury problems and realizing his full potential as a formidable allrounder. With his talent, determination, and unwavering passion for the game, he has the potential to become a valuable asset not only for Yorkshire but also for the English national team. Cricket enthusiasts eagerly await the resurgence of this promising talent and hope to witness him shine on the international stage in the coming years.

Matthew Waite Career Stats

Matthew Waite Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 27 42 7 957 109* 27.34 1572 60.87 1 4 122 12 8 0
List A 36 29 7 696 71 31.63 729 95.47 0 1 66 12 4 0
T20s 27 16 6 103 35* 10.3 82 125.6 0 0 10 2 5 0

Matthew Waite Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is - - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
FC 27 47 3385 1930 65 5/16 7/38 29.69 3.42 52 3 1 0
List A 36 35 1423 1350 48 5/59 5/59 28.12 5.69 29.6 1 1 0
T20s 27 26 379 612 18 3/18 3/18 34 9.68 21 0 0 0

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