Dyllan Matthews is 24 years old and hails from the Western Cape area of South Africa where he cam through the age group ranks at the Famous Wynberg H.S. and the Western province academy. Dyllan is a spin bowling all rounder, a very skillful leg spinner and attacking right hand middle order batsman.
It was in the North of the country however that he made his cricketing breakthrough whilst studying at University in the Region he was spotted by the North West Province and he duly debuted for them in February 2016. Since then Dyllan moved to the Easterns Provincial side and in 2019-20, he was elevated to the Warriors Franchise for their One-Day cup campaign.
To date, Dyllan has made over 60 professional appearances in SA domestic cricket, mainly in 50 0ver and 20 over competitions where he has excelled. In his shorter format white ball games so far he has taken 65 wickets at about 22 each. Dyllan usually bats in the lower middle order but he averages a healthy 19 which is not bad considering his place in the order and he has a high score of 68
He came to the UK in 2021 to link up with Fleetwood CC in the ECB Northern Premier League a very strong competition. and he had a very creditable 1st season scoring 449 runs and taking 51 wickets in what turned out to be a high pressure relegation battle up, contributing 449 runs & bagging 51 wickets @ 14.61 which was an excellent return for his first season here in the UK. Dyllan now wants another crack at the UK and would a very good acquisition for 2022