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Matthew Hoggard

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Full Name: Matthew James Hoggard
Born: December 31 1976 , Leeds
County: Leicestershire
Other teams: England, Yorkshire
Test debut: England v West Indies, Lord's, June 29-July 1, 2000
ODI debut: Zimbabwe v England, Harare, October 3, 2001
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


Hoggard finally became a Yorkshire regular in the 2000 season, although he had made his debut in 1996 as a 19-year-old. In 2000 he made his England debut against West Indies and helped England secure a famous victory at Lord’s but he did not feature again that summer. The 2001 home season was difficult for Hoggard as injuries restricted his appearances but he did help Yorkshire to the County Championship. The breakthrough for him at Test level came that winter against India when Hoggard took the most England wickets with nine at an average of 31. In the following New Zealand tour he cl...

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