Matt Parkinson

England
Age
October 24, 1996 (25 years)
Role
Bowler
Birth Place
Bolton, Lancashire
Batting Style
Right Handed
Nationality
England
Bowling Style
Leg break

Matt Parkinson is a right-arm leg-break bowler who bats right-handed and has played international cricket for England, in both One Day Internationals and Twenty 20 International matches. Twenty-four-year-old Parkinson provides an additional spin option for England who are currently served in this department by Rashid and Ali.

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Team played

England, England XI, Lancashire, Melbourne Stars, England Lions, North, Manchester Originals

ODI Career

Matt Parkinson has played 2 ODIs and not taken a wicket. He played his first ODI against South Africa in Cape Town on 4 February 2020. In that game, England batted first and scored 258/8. Replying, South Africa chased down the target with 7 wickets and 14 balls to spare. Parkinson conceded 48 runs in 8.4 overs without taking a wicket. He last appeared in an ODI three days later against the same opposition in Durban. In that game, South Africa batted first and had reached 71/2 in 11.2 overs when a rain intervention caused the match to be abandoned. In 2 overs bowled by him, Parkinson conceded 15 runs without taking a wicket.

T20I Career

Matt Parkinson has played 2 T20I games and taken 5 wickets at 12.20 with his best bowling figures of 4/47. He played his first T20I against New Zealand in Nelson on 5 November 2019. In that game, New Zealand batted first and scored 180/7. Parkinson bowled 2 overs and took 1/14, accounting for the scalp of TL Seifert. When England batted, they could manage to score only 166/7, giving New Zealand a 14-run victory to savour. In his last appearance in a T20I against New Zealand in Napier on 8 November 2019, Parkinson registered his best bowling figures. In that game, England batted first and scored 241/3. Replying, the Kiwis were bowled out for 165 in 16.5 overs. Parkinson bowled 4 overs and took 4/47, responsible for the dismissals of Munro, Grandhomme, Mitchell and Southee, paving the way for a 76-run win for England.

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