Chris Wright      

Full name Christopher Julian Clement Wright

Born July 14, 1985, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Current age 34 years 6 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 157 201 44 2861 77 18.22 5892 48.55 0 11 27 0
List A 103 43 20 263 42 11.43 359 73.25 0 0 23 1 17 0
T20s 59 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 157 25157 14698 444 6/22 33.10 3.50 56.6 18 12 0
List A 103 4025 3766 102 4/20 4/20 36.92 5.61 39.4 1 0 0
T20s 59 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 Gloucestershire v Leicestershire at Cheltenham, Jul 15-18, 2019 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Leeds, Jul 4, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Apr 28, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 13, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Jul 19, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Leics v Lancashire Leicester 19 Jul 2019 T20
30, 3/89, 2, 2/26 Leics v Gloucs Cheltenham 15 Jul 2019 FC
5/30, 13, 0/112, 34 Leics v Durham Leicester 7 Jul 2019 FC
4/78, 1, 1/39 Leics v Northants Northampton 24 Jun 2019 FC
6, 2/114 Leics v Gloucs Leicester 17 Jun 2019 FC
- Leics v Middlesex Leicester 10 Jun 2019 FC
2/117, 9*, 0 Leics v Lancashire Liverpool 3 Jun 2019 FC
3/39, 4, 3/71, 11* Leics v Derbyshire Leicester 27 May 2019 FC
1/77, 12, 3/51 Leics v Middlesex Lord's 14 May 2019 FC
9*, 0/21 Leics v Lancashire Manchester 28 Apr 2019 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 3, 2018

Chris Wright has remained a valuable part of Warwickshire's Championship attack, May 3, 2018

Chris Wright has remained a valuable part of Warwickshire's Championship attack

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Sep 6, 2016

Chris Wright removed both openers, Somerset v Warwickshire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 1st day, September 6, 2016

Chris Wright removed both openers

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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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