Latham joins Birkenhead City premier side

Birkenhead City’s premier side will be bolstered by the availability of Matt Latham, older brother to Black Caps opening batsman Tom Latham.

All-rounder Matt is relocating to Auckland and previously played for a number of seasons under BCCC premier coach Neil Fletcher, who coached him at Christchurch Boys High School as well as in the Burnside Premier team.Matt Latham

He is the son of former Black Cap Rod Latham.

Matt Latham’s first match in the BCCC colours will be for the two-dayer against Papatoetoe on December 6 in the Hedley Howarth competition, which Birkenhead currently leads despite the loss to Takapuna on November 22/29.

Matt is also a handy indoor cricketer and was in the NZA Indoor Cricket team for the recent World Cup held in Wellington.