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Chris Read      

Full name Christopher Mark Wells Read

Born August 10, 1978, Paignton, Devon

Current age 37 years 352 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 329 498 84 15569 240 37.60 25 88 984 50
List A 318 253 72 5356 135 29.59 2 22 302 73
Twenty20 116 96 35 1399 58* 22.93 1134 123.36 0 1 100 38 56 26
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 329 96 90 0 - - - 5.62 - 0 0 0
List A 318 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 116 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Nottinghamshire v Somerset at Nottingham, Jul 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1995
Last List A Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire at Market Warsop, Jul 24, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Durham at Nottingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Nottinghamshire at Birmingham, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
59, 2c/0s Notts v Derbyshire Market Warsop 24 Jul 2016 LA
0c/0s Notts v Warwickshire Birmingham 22 Jul 2016 T20
15, 1c/0s, 9, 0c/0s Notts v Somerset Nottingham 17 Jul 2016 FC
0c/1s, 35* Notts v Yorkshire Nottingham 15 Jul 2016 T20
1c/1s Notts v Worcs Nottingham 9 Jul 2016 T20
1c/0s Notts v Northants Northampton 8 Jul 2016 T20
4, 2c/0s, 53*, 0c/0s Notts 2nd XI v Durham 2nd Nottingham 5 Jul 2016 Other
0, 0c/0s Notts 2nd XI v Derby 2nd XI Worksop 30 Jun 2016 Other OD
3c/0s, 8*, 0c/0s Notts v Hampshire Southampton 22 May 2016 FC
11*, 0c/0s Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 20 May 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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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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Oct 6, 2015

Kumar Sangakkara drives, Sri Lanka v England, first Test, day two, Galle, December 3, 2003

Kumar Sangakkara drives

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 1997

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2011

County Results
Derbyshire v Glamorgan at Derby - Sep 27, 2009
Glamorgan won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
Kent v Northants at Canterbury - Sep 27, 2009
Northants won by 99 runs
Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester - Sep 27, 2009
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
Leics v Surrey at Leicester - Sep 27, 2009
Surrey won by 4 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - Sep 27, 2009
Gloucs won by 9 wickets (with 195 balls remaining)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 27, 2009
Durham won by 2 wickets (with 2 balls remaining)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 27, 2009
Worcs won by 49 runs
Yorkshire v Essex at Leeds - Sep 27, 2009
Essex won by 7 wickets (with 39 balls remaining)
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