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Matt Walker

Key facts

Full Name: Matthew Jonathan Walker
Born: January 2 1974 , Gravesend
County: Essex
Other teams: Kent, England U19
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium

Biography

Walker, a left-handed batsman, spent 17 seasons at Kent having made his debut in 1992.He was particularly highly regarded during his younger days, captaining England Under-19s in 1993 and hitting an unbeaten 275 against Somerset three years later - the highest score by a Kent player at Canterbury.However, Walker failed to progress as many had expected and it was not until 2001 that he rediscovered his best form on a consistent basis, averaging above 40 as Kent finished third in the County Championship.He passed 1,000 runs for the season in 2003, and his tally of 1,234 championship runs at a...

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