Matthew Wade

Matthew Wade

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Matthew Scott Wade (born 26 December 1987 in Hobart, Tasmania) is an Australian cricket player, who plays for the Victorian Bushrangers. He previously played a List A match for the Tasmanian Tigers.

Wade participated in the 2006 U-19 Cricket World Cup for Australia and played club cricket for Clarence District Cricket Club. He previously had beat Ricky Ponting's run scoring record in this carnival.

Wade moved to Victoria for the 2007/08 season due to the emergence of Tim Paine in Tasmania. He joined the Camberwell Magpies in the Victorian Premier Cricket competition. He later then joined Casey South Melbourne. He is seen to be the new prospect of Victorian cricket being just 20 years of age, after breaking into the state side at the expense of Adam Crosthwaite, by scoring 83 and taking 6 catches on his Pura Cup debut.

He is the son of Scott Wade, a former Hawthorn footballer and the General Manager of AFL Tasmania.

In 2010, Wade was selected for the Australia A team.

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Wade has been an important batsman for the Bushrangers in the longer form of the game. He is known for putting a high price on his wicket and is a consistent run-scorer. His discipline when batting is seen as he often leaves deliveries outside his off stump and makes the bowler bowl at him. However, he is not shy to play the cut shot and it only has to be slightly short and wide for him to play what is his favourite shot.

Limited Overs Cricket

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