Matthew James Henry is a professional cricketer from New Zealand who plays for Canterbury as well as the New Zealand national side. He bowls fast-medium with his right arm.
|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|
Matt Henry Biography
Matthew James Henry (born 14 December 1991) is a New Zealand professional cricketer who plays for Canterbury and the New Zealand national team. He is a medium-speed right-arm bowler.
He attended St Joseph’s School in Papanui and St Bede’s College in Christchurch before completing his sixth structure studies on a one-year scholarship at St Joseph’s College in Ipswich, England.
Matt Henry Height, Weight
He is 6 feet 2 inches tall. He weighs approximately 80 kg. He has lovely warm black eyes and Brown locks. There is no information on his chest-waist-hip measurements, dress size, shoe size, biceps, and so on.
- Henry has represented Canterbury in New Zealand domestic cricket since 2011, making his debut in the 2010-11 Plunket Shield against Wellington in March 2011.
- He has played county cricket in England for Worcestershire in 2016 and Derbyshire in the 2017 NatWest t20 Blast, and he has played for Kent as an overseas player for most of the 2018 season until agreeing to return to the club at the end of the season.
- In February 2017, he was signed for INR 5 million by the Kings XI Punjab club for the 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL).
- He was picked to play for the Edinburgh Rocks in the first Euro T20 Slam cricket competition in July 2019. However, the tournament was canceled the next month.
- Henry made his international debut against India on January 31, 2014. On December 4, 2014, he made his Twenty20 International debut for New Zealand against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.
- Despite not being included in the final squad of 15 for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, he was selected as a replacement for Adam Milne in the semi-final match against South Africa at Eden Park.
- Henry made his Test debut for New Zealand against England in May 2015.
- In May 2018, he was one of twenty players handed a new contract by New Zealand Cricket for the 2018-19 season. He was nominated to New Zealand’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019.
- New Zealand’s greatest 9th wicket partnership in ODIs, with Jimmy Neesham.
- Matt Henry grabbed four wickets on his ODI debut against India.
Matt Henry’s Net Worth
Matthew Henry has been able to purchase luxury residences on his own and enjoys lavishing millions of dollars on Matthew Henry’s family. Matthew Henry’s current net worth is $2.3 million as of October 2023.
Some of the endorsements that Matt has received –
- Kookaburra Cricket
- Adidas AG
- Oakley, Inc.
Matt Henry’s Wife, Marriage, Children
Matt Henry’s wife is Holly Carran, a New Zealand cricketer. She is well-known in the Cricketers’ WAG (wife and girlfriends) society. Holly Carran is in a relationship with New Zealand cricketer Matt Henry. The precise date that the two met or fell in love is unknown; however, the first photo of the two that Holly uploaded on her Instagram account is dated July 15, 2014.
The pair adores cats. Holly’s page is littered with cat pictures, and she refers to herself as the “Mother of Cats” or “Cat-Mom.” Leonardo Henry and Phoenix Henry are her cats’ names. She also refers to herself as “Cat-Aunty,” referring to her nephew as a cat called “Steezy” kept by her sister Nicole Carran. Holly and Matt reside in Christchurch, New Zealand, in a home.
Awards & Achievement
- In the 2019 World Cup semi-final against India, he was named Player of the Match.
- In one-day internationals, his best bowling numbers are 5/30.
- He made his senior international debut in an ODI against India in January 2014. He had an early impact, taking four wickets for 38 runs in 10 overs as New Zealand won the match by 87 runs and the five-match home bilateral series by 4-0.
- Matt was not originally included in New Zealand’s squad for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, but he was added when fellow speed bowler Adam Milne sustained an injury soon before the team’s semi-final match against South Africa.
- He went on to participate in both the tournament’s semi-final and final matches and was his team’s top bowler in the final match against Australia. His stats of 2/46 in 9.1 overs, however, were unable to prevent Australia from winning the championship for the fifth time in a row.
- In the next tournament, in 2019, he was a critical component in New Zealand’s fast bowling battery, which led them to a second consecutive appearance in the event’s final. He got 14 wickets in the competition and was the top bowler for New Zealand in their group stage match against Bangladesh (4/47 in 9.2 overs) and semi-final match against India (3/37 in 10 overs). He had been selected ‘As Player of the Match for his efforts in the semi-final.