Luke Wright      

Full name Luke James Wright

Born March 7, 1985, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Current age 31 years 146 days

Major teams England, Abahani Limited, Dhaka Gladiators, England Lions, England Under-19s, Impi, Leicestershire, Leicestershire Cricket Board, Melbourne Stars, Pune Warriors, Quetta Gladiators, Sussex, Wellington

Playing role Allrounder

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast

Height 6 ft 0 in

Education Ratcliffe College. Loughborough University

Luke James Wright
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
ODIs 50 39 4 707 52 20.20 820 86.21 0 2 63 18 18 0
T20Is 51 45 5 759 99* 18.97 554 137.00 0 4 68 31 14 0
First-class 119 181 22 6449 226* 40.55 9857 65.42 16 32 51 0
List A 190 156 21 4243 143* 31.42 9 14 59 0
Twenty20 256 236 25 6022 153* 28.54 4127 145.91 6 29 624 234 88 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
ODIs 50 37 1038 884 15 2/34 2/34 58.93 5.10 69.2 0 0 0
T20Is 51 23 330 465 18 2/24 2/24 25.83 8.45 18.3 0 0 0
First-class 119 8264 4862 120 5/65 40.51 3.53 68.8 1 3 0
List A 190 4752 4231 111 4/12 4/12 38.11 5.34 42.8 3 0 0
Twenty20 256 122 1799 2563 79 3/17 3/17 32.44 8.54 22.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
ODI debut England v India at The Oval, Sep 5, 2007 scorecard
Last ODI West Indies v England at North Sound, Mar 2, 2014 scorecard
ODI statistics
T20I debut England v Zimbabwe at Cape Town, Sep 13, 2007 scorecard
Last T20I West Indies v England at Bridgetown, Mar 11, 2014 scorecard
T20I statistics
First-class debut Sussex v Leicestershire at Hove, Sep 17-19, 2003 scorecard
Last First-class Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells, Jul 17-20, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2002
Last List A Somerset v Sussex at Taunton, Jul 30, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Surrey at Hove, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Jul 28, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
14 Sussex v Somerset Taunton 30 Jul 2016 LA
5* Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 28 Jul 2016 T20
45 Sussex v Hampshire Hove 27 Jul 2016 LA
18 Sussex v Gloucs Cheltenham 24 Jul 2016 LA
7 Sussex v Surrey The Oval 22 Jul 2016 T20
32 Sussex v Essex Chelmsford 21 Jul 2016 T20
60, 38 Sussex v Kent Tunbridge Wells 17 Jul 2016 FC
9 Sussex v Hampshire Hove 15 Jul 2016 T20
2 Sussex v Glamorgan Cardiff 7 Jul 2016 T20
19 Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 2 Jul 2016 FC
Profile

Luke Wright is the Duracell bunny of English cricket. His energy and enthusiasm seems boundless, whether he is smiting sixes with intent in one-day cricket, fielding with athleticism or producing a spell of bustling medium pace which never appears to be quite as fast as he wants it to be. He has always had ambitions to play Test cricket, but he has never quite managed to make the leap. It is the limited-overs game that suits his talents and, if he is a reluctant Twenty20 specialist, it is the form of the game where his talents are most apparent.

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Jun 1, 2016

Luke Wright smacked 83 from 39 balls, Sussex v Somerset, NatWest T20 Blast, South Group, Hover, June 1, 2016

Luke Wright smacked 83 from 39 balls

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Apr 4, 2016

Luke Wright will take charge of Sussex in all three formats, Hove, April 4, 2016

Luke Wright will take charge of Sussex in all three formats

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Feb 23, 2016

Kevin Pietersen and Luke Wright talk ahead of the final, Islamabad United v Quetta Gladiators, PSL final, Dubai, February 23, 2016

Kevin Pietersen and Luke Wright talk ahead of the final

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2002

NBC Denis Compton Award 2004

NBC Denis Compton Award 2005

NBC Denis Compton Award 2007

Series Results
Australia v England at Sydney - Feb 2, 2014
Australia won by 84 runs
Australia v England at Melbourne - Jan 31, 2014
Australia won by 8 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
Australia v England at Hobart - Jan 29, 2014
Australia won by 13 runs
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