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Chris Wright      

Full name Christopher Julian Clement Wright

Born July 14, 1985, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Current age 31 years 14 days

Major teams British Universities, Cambridge MCCU, England Lions, Essex, Essex 2nd XI, Hampshire 2nd XI, Hampshire Cricket Board, Middlesex, Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club, Warwickshire

Nickname Wrighty, The Baron

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Height 6 ft 3 in

Education Eggars Grammar School, Alton

Christopher Julian Clement Wright
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 116 143 36 1963 77 18.34 3896 50.38 0 9 19 0
List A 93 38 17 219 42 10.42 279 78.49 0 0 19 1 16 0
Twenty20 58 14 9 28 6* 5.60 27 103.70 0 0 3 0 13 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 116 18535 11100 325 6/22 34.15 3.59 57.0 15 9 0
List A 93 3617 3381 94 4/20 4/20 35.96 5.60 38.4 1 0 0
Twenty20 58 56 1167 1739 52 4/24 4/24 33.44 8.94 22.4 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Cambridge UCCE v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 10-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham, May 22-25, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Leeds, Jul 4, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Durham v Warwickshire at Gosforth, Jul 27, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 13, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire at Nottingham, May 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/54 Warwickshire v Durham Gosforth 27 Jul 2016 LA
1/46 Warwickshire v Northants Birmingham 26 Jul 2016 LA
1/64 Warwickshire v Leics Birmingham 7 Jun 2016 LA
1/7 Warwcks 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Solihull 2 Jun 2016 Other T20
24, 0/25, 0, 4/72 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 22 May 2016 FC
2/32 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 20 May 2016 T20
3*, 1/68, 20, 3/23 Warwickshire v Notts Nottingham 15 May 2016 FC
1/42 Warwcks 2nd v Notts 2nd XI Birmingham 5 May 2016 Other T20
2, 1/30 Warwcks 2nd v Unicorns Coventry 4 May 2016 Other OD
2/77, 7, 0/52 Warwickshire v Middlesex Lord's 17 Apr 2016 FC
Profile

Informed that he was to be released by Essex towards the end of the 2011 season, it seemed Chris Wright's career was drifting to an inglorious conclusion. While Gloucestershire expressed an interest in signing him, he had already passed through the systems of three clubs - Hampshire, where he played for the youth teams but wasn't deemed worthy of a contract; Middlesex and Essex - without making the impact he would have liked. The tag "journeyman seamer" sat uncomfortably on his shoulders.

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Apr 29, 2014

Chris Wright's 4 for 70 gave him seven wickets in the match, Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Trent Bridge, 3rd day, April 29, 2014

Chris Wright's 4 for 70 gave him seven wickets in the match

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Apr 27, 2014

Chris Wright took out Nottinghamshire's top order, Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Trent Bridge, April 27, 2014

Chris Wright took out Nottinghamshire's top order

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May 9, 2013

Joe Root has a word with Chris Wright, Joe Root, England Lions v New Zealanders, Tour match, Grace Road, 1st day, May 9, 2013

Joe Root has a word with Chris Wright

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Tournament Results
Lions v Syd Sixers at Johannesburg - Oct 28, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 10 wickets (with 45 balls remaining)
Syd Sixers v Titans at Centurion - Oct 26, 2012
Syd Sixers won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Daredevils v Lions at Durban - Oct 25, 2012
Lions won by 22 runs
Daredevils v Titans at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
No result (abandoned with a toss)
Auckland v Scorchers at Centurion - Oct 23, 2012
Scorchers won by 16 runs
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