Chris Wright      

Full name Christopher Julian Clement Wright

Born July 14, 1985, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Current age 32 years 10 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 126 159 39 2207 77 18.39 4346 50.78 0 9 20 0
List A 99 39 18 229 42 10.90 296 77.36 0 0 19 1 17 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 126 20130 11914 358 6/22 33.27 3.55 56.2 17 10 0
List A 99 3833 3568 100 4/20 4/20 35.68 5.58 38.3 1 0 0
T20s Insights on t20 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 Surrey at Birmingham, Apr 21-24, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Leeds, Jul 4, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Durham at Birmingham, May 1, 2017 scorecard
T20s debut Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 13, 2004 scorecard
Last T20s Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire at Nottingham, May 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/40, 10* Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 1 May 2017 LA
1/35 Warwickshire v Northants Northampton 27 Apr 2017 LA
4, 2/102, 36* Warwickshire v Surrey Birmingham 21 Apr 2017 FC
9, 2/77, 6 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Birmingham 14 Apr 2017 FC
5/113, 28*, 8 Warwickshire v Surrey The Oval 7 Apr 2017 FC
3/56, 1/7 Warwickshire v Oxford MCCU Oxford 2 Apr 2017 FC
2/16, 5* Warwickshire v Lancashire ICCA Dubai 23 Mar 2017 Other T20
4, 2/30, 2/8 Warwickshire v Lancashire Birmingham 20 Sep 2016 FC
1/17 Warwickshire v Surrey Lord's 17 Sep 2016 LA
2/28, 9, 1/31, 45 Warwickshire v Somerset Taunton 6 Sep 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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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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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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Tournament Results
Australia v New Zealand at Centurion - Oct 5, 2009
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
New Zealand v Pakistan at Johannesburg - Oct 3, 2009
New Zealand won by 5 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Centurion - Oct 2, 2009
Australia won by 9 wickets (with 49 balls remaining)
India v West Indies at Johannesburg - Sep 30, 2009
India won by 7 wickets (with 107 balls remaining)
Australia v Pakistan at Centurion - Sep 30, 2009
Australia won by 2 wickets (with 0 balls remaining)
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