Chris Read      

Full name Christopher Mark Wells Read

Born August 10, 1978, Paignton, Devon

Current age 37 years 270 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 325 492 83 15476 240 37.83 25 88 973 50
List A 317 252 72 5297 135 29.42 2 21 300 73
Twenty20 111 94 33 1353 58* 22.18 1111 121.78 0 1 96 36 54 24
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 15 - - - - - - - - - - - -
ODIs 36 - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
First-class 325 96 90 0 - - - 5.62 - 0 0 0
List A 317 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 111 - - - - - - - - - - - -
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 Yorkshire at Nottingham, May 1-4, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 1995
Last List A Surrey v Nottinghamshire at The Oval, Sep 7, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Nottinghamshire v Durham at Nottingham, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Nottinghamshire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
5, 3c/0s, 101, 1c/0s Notts v Yorkshire Nottingham 1 May 2016 FC
52, 3c/0s, 25*, 0c/0s Notts v Lancashire Manchester 17 Apr 2016 FC
63*, 2c/0s, 2c/0s, 22 Notts v Surrey Nottingham 10 Apr 2016 FC
80, 2c/0s, 3c/0s Notts v Cambs MCCU Cambridge 5 Apr 2016 FC
9, 5c/0s, 5, 0c/0s Notts v Hampshire Nottingham 22 Sep 2015 FC
63, 2c/0s Notts v Warwickshire Birmingham 14 Sep 2015 FC
19, 1c/0s, 15, 1c/0s Notts v Durham Nottingham 9 Sep 2015 FC
0c/0s, 3 Notts v Surrey The Oval 7 Sep 2015 LA
0c/0s Notts v Durham Nottingham 25 Aug 2015 LA
69, 3c/0s, 2c/0s Notts v Warwickshire Nottingham 21 Aug 2015 FC
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

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Sussex at Derby
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Essex v Sri Lankans at Chelmsford
May 8-10, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Glamorgan v Worcs at Cardiff
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Kent v Gloucs at Canterbury
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Lancashire v Hampshire at Manchester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Leics v Northants at Leicester
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Middlesex v Notts at Lord's
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Warwickshire v Somerset at Birmingham
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Yorkshire v Surrey at Leeds
May 8-11, 2016 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
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