Matt
Kelly
2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER
2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER
2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER
Born in Durban, South Africa Kelly moved to Perth when he was four years old.
Nationality
Australian
Date of Birth
12/7/94
Teams
Western Australia
Perth Scorchers
Australia Under-19s
Kolkata Knight Riders

Bio

Born in Durban, South Africa Kelly moved to Perth when he was four years old. Standing at 193cm tall the towering quick played for the Australia Under-19 team against India, New Zealand, Zimbabwe and South Africa in 2013 and helped his club side Claremont-Nedlands to claim victory in the Premier Cricket T20 competition in 2014-15.

The fast bowler earned a Western Warriors rookie deal for the 2016-17 season but it was the 2017/18 season which proved to be a breakout year for Kelly, making both List A and JLT Sheffield Shield debuts against Tasmania, including being a key member to WA’s JLT One Day cup winning team. For his efforts Kelly has earned himself a Full Warriors contract for the 2018/19 season. In just his second game for WA in the JLT One Day Cup, Kelly made an impact claiming 4-25 against Queensland. Kelly continued his dominance over the Bulls taking 5 wickets against Queensland in the 2017-18 Sheffield Shield. In April 2019, he was signed by the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise the Kolkata Knight Riders as a replacement player for the tournament.

Family

The key is bowling the right ball at the right time.

Career Highlights

2017
Oct List A debut for Western Australia v Tasmania
2017
Oct First Class debut for Western Australia v Tasmania
2018
Jan T20 debut for Perth Scorchers v Sydney Thunder

Testimonials

He’s a terrific young man too, he’s a hard worker, humble, skillful and talented.

ADAM GILCHRIST

The best yorker in the BBL

MARK WAUGH

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2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER
2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER
2017 OCT LIST A DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2017 OCT FIRST CLASS DEBUT FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIA V TASMANIA
2018 JAN T20 DEBUT FOR PERTH SCORCHERS V SYDNEY THUNDER

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