Matt Prior

Born: February 26, 1982 (age 35)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Wicketkeeper batsman
Matt Prior
Career History
InternationalNational SideEngland (2004-)
Sports Mole has 294 articles about Matt Prior. Articles 1 to 40:
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
England outcast Kevin Pietersen to release new book in October
England cricket outcast Kevin Pietersen will reportedly release a new book in October, giving his views on the game.
Aug 7, 15:26
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior: 'England players must step up without James Anderson'
Former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior believes that there is extra pressure on Stuart Broad as the hosts prepare for the fourth Ashes Test without James Anderson.
Aug 3, 15:37
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior's cycling team apply for second-tier licence
The cycling team founded by former England wicket-keeper Matt Prior applies for a Pro-Continental licence, which would allow them to compete in second-tier events.
Jul 31, 13:40
England's James Anderson (L) celebrates with teammates after taking the final wicket of Brad Haddin for 71 during play on the fifth day of the first Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, central England on J
On this day: James Anderson heroics wrap up first Ashes Test
Two years ago today, bowler James Anderson was the England hero as the home side won the first Ashes Test at Trent Bridge.
Jul 14, 08:00
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Kevin Pietersen wishes Matt Prior well
Kevin Pietersen pays tribute to Matt Prior, despite the differences that the pair have shared in recent years.
Jun 11, 15:32
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior "immensely proud" of career
Former England wicketkeeper Matt Prior admits that it is a "very sad day", having retired from all forms of cricket due to an Achilles tendon injury.
Jun 11, 11:40
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior calls time on cricket career
Former England and Sussex wicketkeeper Matt Prior retires from all forms of cricket.
Jun 11, 11:04
Sixers coach Trevor Bayliss speaks to the media during a Sydney Sixers Big Bash League press conference at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 4, 2014
Matt Prior happy with Trevor Bayliss appointment
Matt Prior believes that England have made the right decision by appointing Trevor Bayliss as their new coach.
May 27, 03:06
England's bowler Stuart Broad celebrates dismissing West Indies batsman Jason Holder during day two of the second Test match between West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 22, 2015
England's Stuart Broad apologises, blames migraine for missing sponsor's event
England bowler Stuart Broad apologises for missing a sponsor's event and blames a migraine for his absence following reports that he had been drinking heavily.
May 18, 08:44
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Report: Stuart Broad misses sponsors event after drinking session
Stuart Broad fails to attend a sponsors event ahead of England's series against New Zealand after a night out with Matt Prior and Andrew Flintoff, according to reports.
May 16, 14:49
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Mark Robinson: Matt Prior out "indefinitely"
There is no date on Matt Prior's return from Achilles surgery, according to Sussex head coach Mark Robinson.
Apr 7, 12:39
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior eyes return to England squad for Ashes 2015
Matt Prior admits that he is targeting a return to the England squad for next summer's Ashes series.
Dec 31, 04:20
Jonathan Trott of England looks on during day one of the 3rd Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Old Trafford Cricket Ground on August 1, 2013
On this day: Jonathan Trott tortures Australia in Melbourne
On this day four years ago, Jonathan Trott scored an unbeaten 141 to help England on their way to a victory which would clinch the 2010-11 Ashes series with Australia.
Dec 27, 10:10
Jos Buttler of England celebrates his century during the 4th Royal London One Day International match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's Cricket Ground on May 31, 2014
Matt Prior: 'Jos Buttler should not move up batting order'
Matt Prior urges England not to move Jos Buttler up the order in one-day international cricket.
Dec 11, 04:25
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior: 'I've recovered from Kevin Pietersen saga'
Matt Prior insists that he has recovered from the saga which dominated English cricket following the release of Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.
Dec 10, 05:58
Stuart Broad of England salutes the crowd after taking six wickets during day one of 4th Investec Test match between England and India at Old Trafford on August 7, 2014
Stuart Broad dismisses Kevin Pietersen bullying claims
Stuart Broad dismisses Kevin Pietersen's claims that he played a key role in creating a bullying culture in the England squad.
Oct 30, 02:15
England captain Graeme Swann and Kevin Pietersen during a nets session at Eden Gardens on October 28, 2011
Graeme Swann: 'Kevin Pietersen accusations for publicity'
Graeme Swann claims that Kevin Pietersen made a number of accusations about former colleagues in an attempt to sell more copies of his autobiography.
Oct 17, 03:57
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Alastair Cook: 'Matt Prior is a great man'
England captain Alastair Cook is adamant that Matt Prior was not a bully or a negative influence in the dressing room amid criticism from Kevin Pietersen.
Oct 14, 02:16
Alastair Cook of England speaks to the media during a press conference at the end of day five of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013
Alastair Cook: 'There was no bullying culture'
Alastair Cook denies the remarks made by Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography that there was a bullying culture in the England dressing room.
Oct 13, 04:40
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook: Kevin Pietersen book has "tarnished" England success
England captain Alastair Cook feels that his side's success under Andy Flower has been "tarnished" by Kevin Pietersen's autobiography.
Oct 13, 04:19
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Cricket broadcaster Jonathan Agnew quits Twitter over Kevin Pietersen row
Cricket broadcaster Jonathan Agnew quits Twitter after being targeted for abuse for his comments on the Kevin Pietersen saga.
Oct 10, 12:22
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: 'England team is the victim'
Former England captain Andrew Strauss feels that the national team is the victim of the revelations made by Kevin Pietersen and the ECB over the past week.
Oct 10, 00:22
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
'Team player' Matt Prior defended by Michael Yardy amid Kevin Pietersen claims
Michael Yardy defends Sussex colleague and former England teammate Matt Prior amid Kevin Pietersen's controversial bullying claims, describing him as "100% a team man".
Oct 8, 16:50
Ricky Ponting arrives at the Crown Sports Bar Launch at Crown Casino on March 6, 2014
Ricky Ponting defends Kevin Pietersen bullying claims
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting defends Kevin Pietersen's claim that there was a culture of bullying within the England setup.
Oct 8, 11:50
Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen stands in the field for Surrey on August 19, 2012.
Kevin Pietersen "humbled" by turnout at Manchester book signing
Kevin Pietersen admits that he is "humbled and overwhelmed" by the number of fans who turned up to his book signing in Manchester.
Oct 8, 09:25
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
Kevin Pietersen: 'Former England coach Andy Flower always had it in for me'
Kevin Pietersen says that former England head coach Andy Flower 'always had it in for him'.
Oct 7, 08:59
Graeme Swann of England looks on after the end of play on day two of the tour match between the Chairman's XI and England at Traeger Park Oval on November 30, 2013
Graeme Swann dismisses Kevin Pietersen's bullying claims as "codswallop"
Graeme Swann believes that Kevin Pietersen's accusations of bullying within the England team are "codswallop".
Oct 7, 07:24
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior responds to Kevin Pietersen 'bullying' claims
Matt Prior says that he is "sad" to see former England teammate Kevin Pietersen accuse him of being a bully within the national setup.
Oct 6, 09:59
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Kevin Pietersen slams Matt Prior for being "negative influence" in England team
Kevin Pietersen accuses Matt Prior of being a bully and a "negative influence" in the England dressing room.
Oct 6, 06:46
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Wicketkeeper Matt Prior targets England return after injury
Matt Prior is determined to work his way back into the England setup, according to Sussex head coach Mark Robinson.
Oct 1, 13:41
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Six players offered ECB central contracts for first time
Moeen Ali is one of six cricketers who have been given central contracts by the ECB for the first time.
Sep 11, 15:44
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior happy to play supporting role to Jos Buttler
Matt Prior insists that he will have no problem being Jos Buttler's backup for England.
Aug 22, 03:58
Jos Buttler of England takes part in a wicketkeeping drill during a nets session at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 24, 2014
Jos Buttler determined not to change style for Test cricket
Jos Buttler believes that he must stick to his own style if he is to be a success for England in Test cricket.
Jul 26, 03:59
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Mark Robinson: 'Matt Prior is right to take break from cricket'
Mark Robinson believes that Matt Prior is right to take a break from international cricket for the rest of the summer, but blames the media for making his situation worse.
Jul 24, 03:23
Jos Buttler of England takes part in a wicketkeeping drill during a nets session at Sir Viv Richards Cricket Ground on February 24, 2014
Jos Buttler delighted with dream call-up to Test squad
Jos Buttler admits that playing Test cricket will be a "dream come true" following his call-up to the England squad.
Jul 23, 05:24
Jos Buttler of England celebrates his century during the 4th Royal London One Day International match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's Cricket Ground on May 31, 2014
Jos Buttler named as Matt Prior's replacement in England squad
Jos Buttler is named in the England squad for the third Test against India.
Jul 22, 15:39
Matt Prior of England during day three of 2nd Investec Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Headingley Cricket Ground on June 22, 2014
Matt Prior to take break from cricket
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is to take a break from cricket to deal with leg, hand and Achilles injuries.
Jul 21, 22:57
England batsman Ian Bell looks on in disbelief after being bowled by India bowler Ishant Sharma during day four of 2nd Investec Test match between England and India at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 20, 2014
Result: England lose second Test at Lord's
England go 1-0 behind in their five-match Test series with India courtesy of a 95-run defeat at Lord's.
Jul 21, 14:47
Englands Joe Root celebrates reaching a century not out during play on the first day of the first cricket Test match between England and Sri Lanka at Lord's cricket ground in London on June 12, 2014
Ishant Sharma removes Moeen Ali late on
Joe Root scores a half-century but England lose Moeen Ali late in the morning session on day five of the second Test against India at Lord's.
Jul 21, 13:04
Alastair Cook celebrates taking a wicket on day five of first Test between England and India at Trent Bridge on July 13, 2014
England take key early wickets on day four of second Test against India
England need to take just three more Indian wickets before they can start chasing down a victory target to win the second Test.
Jul 20, 13:15



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