Matt Henry overview

Mathew James Henry also known with the name of Matt Henry was born on 14 december,1991 in Canterbury, New Zealand. He is a right arm fast paced bowler. He took his education path and completed his studies from St Joseph School in Papanui.

He is a bustling pacer, who has proved his fast forward performance. Matt Henry kept his trumpeted base following the path of the great Shane Warne as he had his own spin ball experience as well as the lower order batsman effect in his batting approach.

Batting Career Summary

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
Test 12 16 4 224 66 18.67 293 76.45 0 0 1 32 5
ODI 52 21 7 211 48 15.07 211 100.0 0 0 0 19 9
T20 6 2 1 10 10 10.0 5 200.0 0 0 0 2 0

Bowling Career Summary

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
Test 12 23 2761 1505 30 4/93 6/105 3.27 50.17 92.03 0 0
ODI 52 50 2703 2437 92 5/30 5/30 5.41 26.49 29.38 2 0
T20 6 6 132 191 7 3/44 3/44 8.68 27.29 18.86 0 0
IPL 2 2 30 71 1 1/31 1/31 14.2 71.0 30.0 0 0

Early signs

He was duly compared with others off field. Henry being prone to injures like his acute back injury became a little off he track with his form and couldent really perform that good. He definitely never wanted that stroll in his performance but the fate made it worse for him. He still dint loose hopes and had a memorable ODI debut. Therefore in a match that was held against India, he had scored really well.

ODI Career

Matt Henry has played about 52 ODI matches and has scalped 92 wickets in total with his bowling techniques with an Economy rate of 5.41.Henry is touted as a fine talent, his ability to generate seam movement at good pace is what makes him stand apart from the other New Zealand bowlers who are usually dependent on their swing bowling .

Test career

Henry made his test debut at Lords against England on 21st may 2015. In his test career he has taken about 30 wickets in 12 matches with an Economy rate of 3.27 while his batting career includes 224 runs with an Strike rate of 76.45 and his highest score in a match stands at 66 runs.

IPL career

He made his IPL debut against KKR - Kolkata at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium on May 09, 2017 and was playing for KXIP. He has played only 2 matches in the season and took just 1 wicket.

ICC Trophies

He made his first world cup debut against south Africa during the semi-final of 2015. He could not create much of an impact with the team. He was also not a regular member of the team, as there were many other senior players who were heading the tournament as well as the matches. He was selected specially for the knockouts which were also considered quite a crucial time for the team management. His part was sometimes a significant call for the team. The bowling attack of Matt Henry was considered as best sometimes for the team. Henry has taken almost 170 wickets and counting, which is quite a huge number in the making of the cricket playing career. Matt Henry still proves to be a shining and rising name in the world of cricket and we truly still make an urge to watch his master play from all angles.


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