Matt Hobden, English cricket player, Died at 22


Matthew Edward “Matt” Hobden was born on March 27, 1993, Eastbourne and died on January 2, 2016.

He was an English cricketer.

Matt was a right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast medium bowler.

Hobden was educated at Millfield School and Eastbourne College.

Matt Hobden made his debut in first-class cricket for Cardiff MCCU against Somerset at Taunton Vale Sports Club Ground in 2012, while studying for a degree in Business Economics at the Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Matt had made a second first-class appearance in that season against Warwickshire at Edgbaston.

In the game, he took five wickets with figures of 5/62 in Warwickshire’s first-innings.

He also played Second XI cricket for Sussex, and made his debut for the first team on 1 June 2014, playing 18 first-class matches.

Matt Hobden passed away at 22 yrs old suddenly.