Michael John Lumb is a South Africa born English cricket player who presently plays for England and Hampshire in Twenty20 international cricket. He is a left handed batsman and a right arm medium pace bowler. A hard hitting batsman, Lumb made his debut in 2000, scoring 66 not out against the touring Zimbabwe team.
In 2010, he played for the Queensland Bulls in the 2011 KFC Big Bash season. He was signed by Shane Warne to play for the Rajasthan Royals in the IPL 2010, in a deal worth of 30,000 pounds. For 2011, he was picked by the team of Deccan Chargers.
Lumb got selected in the 15 man squad of England team for the 2010 ICC World Twenty20, that was held in the West Indies. He made his Twenty20 International debut against the team of the West Indies, opening the innings and hitting a quickfire of 28 before being bowled by Chris Gayle. He even played in seven matches in the tournament, helping to form a fast paced opening partnership with Craig Kieswetter. He scored 137 runs in the tournament at a batting average of 19.57, with a high score of 33. He received a winners medal as England defeated Australia by seven wickets.