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Chris Wright      

Full name Christopher Julian Clement Wright

Born July 14, 1985, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Current age 28 years 277 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 91 109 26 1388 77 16.72 2712 51.17 0 5 16 0
List A 90 38 17 219 42 10.42 279 78.49 0 0 19 1 16 0
Twenty20 46 11 7 23 6* 5.75 20 115.00 0 0 3 0 9 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 91 14579 8717 254 6/22 34.31 3.58 57.3 12 8 0
List A 90 3455 3217 91 4/20 4/20 35.35 5.58 37.9 1 0 0
Twenty20 46 44 915 1335 40 4/24 4/24 33.37 8.75 22.8 2 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Cambridge UCCE v Essex at Cambridge, Apr 10-12, 2004 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Sussex at Birmingham, Apr 13-16, 2014 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Leeds, Jul 4, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Worcestershire v Warwickshire at Worcester, Jun 1, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 13, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Glamorgan at Rugby, Jul 6, 2013 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0, 1/51, 0, 0/49 Warwickshire v Sussex Birmingham 13 Apr 2014 FC
2/31 Warwickshire v Oxford MCCU Oxford 7 Apr 2014 FC
2/39 Warwickshire v Middlesex Uxbridge 8 Jul 2013 FC
1/26 Warwickshire v Glamorgan Rugby 6 Jul 2013 T20
0/24 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 5 Jul 2013 T20
1*, 0/24 Warwickshire v Glamorgan Cardiff 3 Jul 2013 T20
0/63, 5, 1/55, 10* Warwickshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 12 Jun 2013 FC
0/49 Warwickshire v Surrey Guildford 5 Jun 2013 FC
1/48, 0 Warwickshire v Worcs Worcester 1 Jun 2013 LA
3/27 Warwickshire v Sussex Hove 30 May 2013 LA
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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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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Apr 25, 2013

Chris Wright is congratulated on taking a wicket, Somerset v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, April 25, 2013

Chris Wright is congratulated on taking a wicket

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Apr 18, 2013

Chris Wright celebrates a wicket, Warwickshire v Durham, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 2nd day, April 18, 2013

Chris Wright celebrates a wicket

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County Results
Somerset v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 18, 2010
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Gloucs v Surrey at Bristol - Sep 13-16, 2010
Surrey won by 10 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Leics won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
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