Matthew Fisher to make first-team debut, aged 15

Yorkshire’s Matthew Fisher will become the youngest post-war cricketer to play in one of England’s county competitions after facing Leicestershire at Scarborough in Sunday’s YB40 match.

The right-arm seamer from York is only 15 years and 212 days old.

He took 6-25 in a second XI game last week.

“Matthew deserves his call-up into the squad,” first-team coach Jason Gillespie told the club website on Thursday.

“We monitor the progress of all our players and the feedback I have received from [second-team coach] Paul Farbrace on the way Matthew has been playing has been excellent.” Read more
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