Matthew Short

Matthew William Short (born 8 November 1995) is a cricketer who plays for Victoria. He made his one day debut on 20 July 2014 for the Australia National Performance Squad against South Africa A, as part of the Australia A Team Quadrangular Series in 2014.[1] He made his first-class debut for Cricket Australia XI on 29 October 2015 in a tour match against the New Zealanders as part of New Zealand's tour to Australia.[2] He has also played for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League.[3] He scored his maiden first-class century playing for Cricket Australia XI in a tour match against England at Townsville in mid-November 2017, scoring 51 in the first innings and then 134 not out in the second. He also took 4/103 with the ball.[4]

Matthew Short
Personal information
Full nameMatthew William Short
Born (1995-11-08) 8 November 1995 (age 25)
Ballarat Australia
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm off break
RoleAll-rounder
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
2014–presentVictoria
2013–2018Melbourne Renegades (squad no. 9)
2015-2018Cricket Australia XI
2018-presentAdelaide Strikers
LA debut20 July 2014 NPS v South Africa A
Career statistics
Competition FC List A T20
Matches 30 43 37
Runs scored 1,495 1058 458
Batting average 37.37 28.59 14.77
100s/50s 1/10 0/5 0/2
Top score 134* 88 65
Balls bowled 1,448 1060 143
Wickets 14 19 3
Bowling average 51.92 52.00 62.66
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 4/103 2/21 2/14
Catches/stumpings 23/– 21/– 17/–
Source: CricketArchive, 7 March 2021

Scored 95 against Lakenheath in Division 1 of the Marshall Hatchick Two Counties Cricket Championship for Coggeshall Town Cricket Club. His younger brother Sam plays for Melbourne United in the NBL

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Scorecard: 2nd Match: National Performance Squad v South Africa A, at Palmerston, on 20 July 2014". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Scorecard: New Zealand tour of Australia, Tour Match: Cricket Australia XI v New Zealanders at Sydney, Oct 29–31, 2015". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Players: Matthew Short". ESPNCricInfo. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Scorecard: Tour Match, England tour of Australia and New Zealand at Townsville, Nov 15–18, 2017". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 November 2017.

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