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Full name  Matthew Steven Lineker
Bowling style  Slow left-arm orthodox
Name  Matt Lineker
Date joined  2011
Batting style  Left-handed
2011–2012  Derbyshire
Role  Cricketer
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Born  22 January 1985 (age 30) (1985-01-22) Derby, Derbyshire, England
First-class debut  23 August 2011 Derbyshire v Essex
List A debut  29 August 2011 Derbyshire v Kent
Current team  Derbyshire County Cricket Club

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Matthew Steven "Matt" Lineker (born 12 January 1985 in Derby, England) is an English cricketer, a left handed batsman and slow left-arm orthodox bowler who played for Derbyshire, he is currently a free agent.. He made his first class debut for Derbyshire against Essex in August 2011. Lineker signed a summer contract with Derbyshire in 2010 for the 2011 season. Lineker had been a regular scorer in the Derbyshire Premier League before signing for Derbyshire.


County career

Lineker made his first-class debut against Essex on 23 August 2011. He opened the Derbyshire innings along with Martin Guptill and went for a fourteen-ball duck as Derbyshire made only 132 in the innings. In the second innings he performed slightly better hitting 16 runs from 39 balls in a drawn match at Chelmsford. He made his one-day cricket debut three days later against Kent. He made 13 runs from 23 balls opening with Chesney Hughes as Derbyshire chased 209 for victory. Derbyshire won the match by 3 wickets. He was released after just one season at Derbyshire.

Since then he has played for the Unicorns side in one-day cricket, scoring his maiden century in August 2013 against Yorkshire after notching his first half-century earlier in the season against Middlesex. He followed this up immediately with another century, this time going on to make 132 against Leicestershire at Leicester.


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