Did You Know...

  • My earliest cricketing memory is

    Climbing trees at my local club

  • My favourite sportsperson is

    Ben Raine

  • The teams I support in other sports are

    Bolton Wanderers

  • My favourite colour is

    Blue

  • My favourite food is

    Sushi

  • My favourite musical artist is

    Morgan Wallen

  • My favourite film is

    Outlaw King

  • A hobby/interest I have outside of cricket is

    Walking my dog

  • My party trick is

    Will Ferrell film quotes

  • My proudest cricketing moment is

    My England Test debut

Matt Parkinson

BatRight-handBowlRight-arm leg-break
Born24th October 1996 (in Bolton, England)National Team EligibilityEngland
Years of Service2023, 2024-Debutvs. Yorkshire Vikings, 2023
Nickname(s)ParkyCapped-
Local Club-Shirt SponsorParkinson Business Finance
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Other Teams

Durham, England Lions, Lancashire, Manchester Originals, Staffordshire

Overseas Teams

Eagles (Zimbabwe)

Player Biography

England international Matt Parkinson will join Kent from Lancashire on a three-year contract from 1 November 2023, joining the county on loan for the 2023 Metro Bank One Day Cup.

The leg-spinner has represented his country in all forms of the game after making his England debut in an IT20 against New Zealand in 2019.

On joining Kent, Parkinson said: “The time is right for me to embrace a new challenge and environment. I’m so excited that this will be at Kent.

“I’m proud of my record in the game so far & I believe my best years as a leg-spin bowler are ahead of me. I’ve heard very positive things about the squad and I’m looking forward to working with Matt Walker and the other coaches.

“I promise my new teammates and the Kent supporters that I will throw myself into this new challenge and I can’t wait to get down to Canterbury to get started.”