|Name||Matthew James Henry|
|Date of Birth||27 August 1991 (age 30)|
|Place of Birth||Loxton, South Australia|
|Height||6 feet 2 inches|
|Net Worth||$2.3 million|
Professional cricketer Matt Henry represents both the New Zealand national team and Canterbury. He is from New Zealand. His right arm is used to bowl fast to medium.
Age & Birth Information
A professional cricket player for Canterbury and the New Zealand national side, Matt Henry was born in New Zealand on December 14, 1991. He bowls with his right arm at a medium pace.
Prior to finishing his sixth structure studies at St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, England, on a one-year scholarship, he attended St Joseph’s School in Papanui and St Bede’s College in Christchurch.
Height & Weight
He stands at 6 feet 2 inches. Matt is about 80 kilograms in weight. He has brown hair and gorgeous, warm black eyes. His dress size, shoe size, biceps, chest, waist, hips, and other physical characteristics are all unknown.
Since 2011, Henry has played for Canterbury in New Zealand domestic cricket. He made his debut against Wellington in the 2010–11 Plunket Shield in March 2011. In addition to playing for Kent as an international player for the majority of the 2018 season before deciding to return to the club at the end of the season, he has played county cricket for Worcestershire in 2016 and Derbyshire in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast.
He was hired by the Kings XI Punjab team in February 2017 for INR 5 million in preparation for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL). In July 2019, he was chosen to represent the Edinburgh Rocks in the inaugural Euro T20 Slam cricket tournament. The following month, though, the competition was called off.
On January 31, 2014, Henry played in his first international match against India. He played his first Twenty20 International match for New Zealand against Pakistan on December 4, 2014, in the United Arab Emirates.
He was chosen to replace Adam Milne in the semi-final game against South Africa at Eden Park despite not being selected for the final 15-man Cricket World Cup roster.
In May 2015, Henry made his Test debut for New Zealand against England.
He was one of twenty players who received new contracts from New Zealand Cricket in May 2018 for the 2018–19 season. He received a nomination to the New Zealand team for the April 2019 Cricket World Cup.
- The best 9th wicket partnership in ODIs for New Zealand, with Jimmy Neesham.
- Matt Henry took four wickets against India in his first ODI match.
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Net worth & Source of Income
Matthew Henry enjoys lavishing millions of dollars on his family and has been able to buy opulent homes on his own. As of 2022, Matthew Henry has a net worth of $2.3 million.
Endorsement of a brand
A few of Matt’s recommendations include:
- cockatoo cricket
- AG Adidas
- Inc. Oakley
Holly Carran, a cricket player from New Zealand, is Matt Henry’s wife. She is well-known among the WAGs (wife and girlfriends) of cricket players. Matt Henry, a cricketer for New Zealand, is dating Holly Carran. Although the exact day the two first connected or fell in love is uncertain, Holly’s first Instagram post featuring the pair is dated July 15, 2014.
The two are cat lovers. Leonardo Henry and Phoenix Henry are Holly’s cats, and she describes herself as the “Mother of Cats” or “Cat-Mom” on her page, which is covered in cat images. She also calls herself “Cat-Aunty” and refers to her nephew as “Steezy,” a cat owned by Nicole Carran, her sister. Holly and Matt live in a house in Christchurch, New Zealand.
- He received Player of the Match honors in the 2019 World Cup semifinal matchup with India.
- His best bowling marks in one-day international matches are 5/30.
Some Interesting Facts
- In an ODI against India in January 2014, he played in his first senior match. With four wickets for 38 runs in his first 10 overs, he made an immediate impact as New Zealand won the match by 87 runs and the five-match home bilateral series by a score of 4-0.
- Matt was added to the New Zealand team after fellow speed bowler Adam Milne injured himself just before the team’s semi-final match against South Africa. Matt was not initially named to the team for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
- Later, he took part in the semifinal and championship games of the competition, and in the match against Australia, he was his team’s best bowler. However, despite his 2/46 in 9.1 overs, Australia went on to win the championship for the fifth time in a row.
- He was a crucial part of New Zealand’s fast bowling battery in the following tournament in 2019, which helped the team reach the final for a second time in a row. In addition to leading New Zealand’s bowling attack in their semi-final encounter against India (3/37 in 10 overs) and group stage match against Bangladesh (4/47 in 9.2 overs), he finished with 14 wickets overall. He had won “Player of the Match” honors for his performance in the semifinal.