English cricketer Matthew Hobden passed away

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Who: English cricketer Matthew Hobden
What: Died
When: 3 January 2016

Sussex fast bowler Matthew Hobden, regarded as one of the most talented up-and-coming players in the country, died on 3 January 2016. He was 22.

Hobden’s death was announced by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). However, it did not announce the cause of death.

Who was Matthew Hobden?

Matthew Hobden was born on 27 March 1993 in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England.

As a youngster, he played for Glynde & Beddingham Cricket Club.

In 2009, he was part of the team that won the National Village Cricket Knockout Final at Lord’s.

In 2014, he made his first-class debut for Sussex for Cardiff MCCU against Somerset at Taunton Vale Sports Club Ground.

He made his County Championship debut on 1 June 2014.