Matthew Fleming

Matthew Fleming
Personal information
Full nameMatthew Valentine Fleming
Born (1964-12-12) 12 December 1964 (age 55)
Macclesfield, Cheshire, England
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight arm medium
RoleAll-rounder
RelationsCFH Leslie (great-grandfather)
International information
National side
ODI debut (cap 148)11 December 1997 v India
Last ODI24 May 1998 v South Africa
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1988–2002Kent
Career statistics
CompetitionODIFirst-classList A
Matches11219314
Runs scored1399,2066,161
Batting average15.4430.1824.74
100s/50s0/011/424/28
Top score33138138
Balls bowled52322,29212,299
Wickets17290377
Bowling average25.5235.9125.71
5 wickets in innings023
10 wickets in matchn/a0n/a
Best bowling4/455/515/27
Catches/stumpings1/–83/–81/–
Source: Cricinfo, 21 March 2009

Matthew Valentine Fleming (born 12 December 1964) is a former cricketer who represented Kent and England, and was President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from 2016 to 2017.

Background and early life

Fleming's great-grandfather was Charles Leslie who played cricket for England and Middlesex in the 1880s. He is also great-nephew of Ian Fleming, popularly known as the creator of James Bond.[1]

Cricket career

Fleming's first 2 scoring shots in first-class cricket were sixes.[citation needed]

He played 11 One Day Internationals for England from 1997 to 1998.[citation needed] He captained Kent for several seasons.[citation needed] Fleming was a very effective all-rounder, hard hitting batsman and medium-pace bowler in the one day game for Kent and briefly for England.[citation needed]

In 2016–17, Fleming served as President of the Marylebone Cricket Club.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Steve Marsh
Kent County Cricket Club captain
1999–2001
Succeeded by
David Fulton