Matthew Hoggard MBE is one of the most successful international cricketers to have played for England. He currently plays for and captains, Leicestershire County Cricket Club where, after leaving his home county of Yorkshire at the end of the 2009 season, he has had a successful period.
He was a vital member of the inspirational England side that won the epic 2005 Ashes series and has been a model of consistency throughout his test and ODI career, representing his country on 93 occasions.
With his international career at an end, Matthew had the opportunity to increase his profile within the media, releasing his book 'Hoggy: Welcome to my world' in 2009 and contributing regularly to the Independent's website during England's summer Test series against India in 2011. With energy and enthusiasm, Matthew is committed to making his career off the cricket field as long and successful as his career on the field.