Cricket player Matthew James Potts was born in England on October 29, 1998. Potts is a lower-order hitter and right-arm fast bowler. In June 2022, he made his Test match debut for the England cricket team. He currently plays first-class cricket for Durham.

Mathew potts
Matthew potts

On June 8, 2017, Potts made his first-class debut for Durham in the County Championship. May 18, 2018, he made his List A debut for Durham in the Royal London One-Day Cup.  On July 19, 2019, in the 2019 t20 Blast, he played his first T20 blast match for Durham against Northamptonshire. He was acquired by the Northern Superchargers in April 2022 in preparation for The Hundred’s 2022 season.

 With 6/58 against Leicestershire in the 2022 County Championship later that same month, Potts achieved his first five-wicket haul in first-class cricket.  A month later, Potts contributed to Durham’s 58-run victory over Glamorgan by taking seven wickets in the second innings and eleven overall.

Player Profile:

Player NameMatthew Potts
BornOct 29, 1998
Batting RoleRight handed batsman

Career Records:

Following a remarkable start to the County Championship season in which he highlighted his qualities as a prospective seam bowler in first-class cricket, Matthew Potts was selected for England’s Test squad to play New Zealand in 2022.

Matthew Potts
Matthew Potts

Potts, a Durham academy product, was selected for the England Under-19 team as a young player. He first broke through in white-ball cricket in 2019, collecting 17 wickets in his first Blast season. He excelled for Durham and Northern Superchargers in the Hundred as he continued to advance in shorter formats, but 2022 marked a turning point for him with the red ball as he captured 35 wickets in his first six games.

Matthew Potts has already proven his worth at a young age by participating in four Test matches for England. His early career statistics are remarkable, with 18 wickets taken. Potts has also taken a total of 95, 16, and 49 wickets in 28 First-Class, 10 List A, and 40 T20 matches, respectively. He has 470 First-Class runs under his belt, making him a useful batsman lower down the order.