John Wright      

Full name John Geoffrey Wright

Born July 5, 1954, Darfield, Canterbury

Current age 60 years 24 days

Major teams New Zealand, Auckland, Canterbury, Derbyshire, Northern Districts

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium

Other Coach

Relation Father - GT Wright

John Geoffrey Wright
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 6s Ct St
Tests 82 148 7 5334 185 37.82 12 23 10 38 0
ODIs 149 148 1 3891 101 26.46 6804 57.18 1 24 51 0
First-class 366 636 44 25073 192 42.35 59 126 192 0
List A 349 345 13 10240 108 30.84 6 68 108 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 82 3 30 5 0 - - - 1.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 149 3 24 8 0 - - - 2.00 - 0 0 0
First-class 366 370 339 2 1/4 169.50 5.49 185.0 0 0
List A 349 42 18 1 1/8 1/8 18.00 2.57 42.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
Test debut New Zealand v England at Wellington, Feb 10-15, 1978 scorecard
Last Test New Zealand v Australia at Auckland, Mar 12-16, 1993 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut England v New Zealand at Scarborough, Jul 15, 1978 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v New Zealand at Colombo (PSS), Dec 12, 1992 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class span 1975-1993
List A span 1976-1993
Profile

Even before he embarked on the second leg of his career, as a hard-driven and hugely respected coach of India, John Wright was already renowned for his fighting qualities, allied to no little skill, that had enabled him to become the first New Zealand batsman to pass 4000 Test runs.

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Apr 15, 2014

John Wright, Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble at the Mumbai Indians' nets, Abu Dhabi, April 15, 2014

John Wright, Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble at the Mumbai Indians' nets

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Mar 31, 2013

John Wright, Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble have a chat, Mumbai, March 31, 2013

John Wright, Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble have a chat

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Mar 31, 2013

John Wright, Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble watch Mumbai Indians train, Mumbai, March 31, 2013

John Wright, Ricky Ponting and Anil Kumble watch Mumbai Indians train

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Northants v NZ A at Northampton
Jul 31, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Cardiff
Aug 2, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Taunton
Aug 5, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Eng Lions v NZ A at Bristol
Aug 8, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
NZ A v Sri Lanka A at Bristol
Aug 9, 2014 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
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