| Matthew Steven Lineker|
Slow left-arm orthodox
| 22 January 1985 (age 30) (1985-01-22) Derby, Derbyshire, England|
23 August 2011 Derbyshire v Essex
29 August 2011 Derbyshire v Kent
Derbyshire County Cricket Club
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.
Matt Lineker Wikipedia
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.