Matt Henry (New Zealand Cricketer): Profile, Records, Wife, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

Updated on: Aug 8, 2019 6:06 pm IST

  • Matt Henry is a professional cricketer who plays for the New Zealand national team in all formats.

    Name: Matt James Henry

    Nickname: Matty

    Role: Bowler

    Batting style: Right-hand bat

    Bowling style: Right-arm medium-fast

    Jersey Number: #24

    Cricket Career

    Test Debut: vs England at Lord’s on May 21-25th, 2015

    ODI Debut: vs India at Wellington on Jan 31, 2014

    T20I Debut: vs Pakistan at Dubai (DSC) on Dec 4, 2014 

    Source: Getty Images

    Major Teams: New Zealand, Canterbury, Canterbury Under-17s, Canterbury Under-19s, Chennai Super Kings, Derbyshire, Kings XI Punjab, New Zealand A

    Henry made his first-class debut in the year 2010 when he played for Plunket Shield against Wellington. Before that, he has played for Canterbury in New Zealand since 2011. He also played country cricket in England for Worcestershire in 2016 and for Derbyshire in the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast.

    He took seven wickets on his Kent debut against Gloucestershire. While playing against Durham in April 2018, he took five wickets in the first inning and seven in the second making a record of a ten-wicket haul with match figures of 12/73.

    International Cricket

    In 2014, he made his international debut in the fifth ODI match against India while his T20I debut came in late 2014 against Pakistan. Henry made his first test debut in March 2015 against England.

    Records
    • He was one of twenty players to be awarded a new contract for the 2018-19 season by New Zealand Cricket in 2018.
    • Despite not being selected in the final squad for 2015 World Cup, Henry was called in the team as replacement of Adam Milne for the semi-finals and the final match. In the semifinals, he couldn’t get any wicket, but in the last, he showed some impressive pace and took two early wickets of David Warner and Michael Clarke.
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    Personal Life

    Date of Birth: December 14, 1991

    Age (as of May 2019): 27 Years

    Birth Place: Christchurch, Canterbury

    Nationality: New Zealand

    Educational Qualification: St. Joseph’s School in Papanui and St. Bede’s College in Christchurch.

    Religion: Christian

    Marital Status: Married

    Height: 6ft 2 in

    Weight: 80 kg

    Net Worth: $2 Million

    Girlfriend: Holly Carran

    Source: Twitter

    National team information:

    • Canterbury: 2010/ 11 to present
    • Worcestershire: 2016
    • Kings XI Punjab: 2017
    • Derbyshire: 2017
    • Kent: 2018

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