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Chris Read      

Full name Christopher Mark Wells Read

Born August 10, 1978, Paignton, Devon

Current age 38 years 119 days

Major teams England, Devon, Gloucestershire, Nottinghamshire

Nickname Reados

Batting style Right-hand bat

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Height 5 ft 8 in

Education Torquay Boys' Grammar School, University of Bath, Loughborough University

Christopher Mark Wells Read
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 15 23 4 360 55 18.94 912 39.47 0 1 36 4 48 6
ODIs 36 24 7 300 30* 17.64 410 73.17 0 0 21 6 41 2
T20Is 1 1 0 13 13 13.00 11 118.18 0 0 2 0 1 0
First-class 334 507 85 15700 240 37.20 25 89 995 52
List A 321 256 72 5416 135 29.43 2 22 307 73
Twenty20 119 98 36 1441 58* 23.24 1160 124.22 0 1 106 38 60 27
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 334 96 90 0 - - - 5.62 - 0 0 0
List A 321 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 119 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut England v New Zealand at Birmingham, Jul 1-3, 1999 scorecard
Last Test Australia v England at Sydney, Jan 2-5, 2007 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut South Africa v England at Bloemfontein, Jan 23, 2000 scorecard
Last ODI England v West Indies at Ahmedabad, Oct 28, 2006 scorecard
ODI statistics
Only T20I England v Pakistan at Bristol, Aug 28, 2006 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut 1997/98
Last First-class Somerset v Nottinghamshire at Taunton, Sep 20-22, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1995
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire at Nottingham, Aug 1, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Durham at Nottingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Northamptonshire at Birmingham, Aug 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 4, 0c/1s, 0 Notts v Somerset Taunton 20 Sep 2016 FC
24, 1c/0s, 0, 2c/0s Notts v Middlesex Nottingham 6 Sep 2016 FC
3c/0s, 2, 0c/0s Notts v Durham Chester-le-Street 31 Aug 2016 FC
0c/0s, 7, 0c/1s, 1 Notts v Yorkshire Scarborough 23 Aug 2016 FC
1c/0s, 30 Notts v Northants Birmingham 20 Aug 2016 T20
1c/0s, 70*, 2c/0s, 23 Notts v Hampshire Nottingham 13 Aug 2016 FC
12*, 2c/0s Notts v Essex Nottingham 8 Aug 2016 T20
39, 0c/0s Notts v Worcs Nottingham 1 Aug 2016 LA
3c/0s, 6 Notts v Leics Leicester 31 Jul 2016 LA
1c/1s Notts v Leics Nottingham 29 Jul 2016 T20
Profile

Chris Read, born in Devon, reared in Bristol and an England A tourist before he had played a first-class game, quickly established himself as the tidiest gloveman in English cricket. But life as a wicketkeeping purist was no longer any guarantee of success by the time his career reached fulfilment and, even more than Jack Russell before him, he soon realised that England honours would not come easily. He played 15 Tests and 36 ODIs for England between 1999 and 2007 and many admirers campaigned for his selection long after England had decided to look elsewhere.

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Nov 3, 2016

Reserve keeper Chris Read helps Alec Stewart mend his gloves, South Africa v England, 4th Test, 2nd day, Cape Town, January 3, 2000

Reserve keeper Chris Read helps Alec Stewart mend his gloves

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May 4, 2016

Chris Read scored his 25th first-class hundred, Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 4th day, May 4, 2016

Chris Read scored his 25th first-class hundred

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May 4, 2016

Chris Read further extended Nottinghamshire's lead, Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, 4th day, May 4, 2016

Chris Read further extended Nottinghamshire's lead

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1997

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2011

Tour Results
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 20-24, 2010
England won by 9 wickets
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 12-16, 2010
England won by 181 runs
Bangladesh A v England XI at Chittagong - Mar 7-9, 2010
Match drawn
Bangladesh v England at Chittagong - Mar 5, 2010
England won by 45 runs
Bangladesh v England at Dhaka - Mar 2, 2010
England won by 2 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
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