Matthew James Hoggard MBE is a former English cricketer. The 6' 2" Hoggard was a right arm fast-medium bowler and right-handed batsman. He played international cricket for England cricket team from 2000–2008, playing both Test cricket and One Day International cricket. He was the captain of Leicestershire from 2010 until he announced his retirement in 2013. Previous to this he played for Yorkshire for a total of thirteen years.