Meet the Cricketer: Matty Ryan (St Asaph CC)
Matty Ryan (left) with dad Gareth and brothers Danny and Will

Full Name

Matthew Ryan

Date of Birth

25/07/95

Current team

St Asaph

Age when first took up cricket

6

Style of batting

Opener

Style of bowling

Off-spin

Highest batting score

143

Best bowling figures

5/19

Most runs in a season

589

Most wickets in a season

14

Most catches in a game

3

Best bowler faced

Jack Rimmington

Best batsman played against

David Fox

Favourite away ground

Menai Bridge

Strengths to your play

Not much

Weaknesses to your play

Temperament

Favourite county

Lancashire

Favourite international team

England

Batting idol

Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Kumar Sangakkara

Bowling idol

James Anderson

Most memorable game played in

Llandudno away – 2017 (Llandudno 244-9 – Dan Evans 99, Jason Foulkes 5-82; St Asaph 175-7 to 246-9 – Paul Fleming 106)

Most memorable game seen

World Cup Final 2019

Highlight of your cricket career

Wales cap

Ambitions in cricket

Win the Premier League

World Cup Final 2019 – best one-day match ever?

Definitely – probably the best game in any form

Other sports you play

None

Advice to young cricketers

Enjoy it and don’t take it too seriously – it’s only a game.

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