Luke Wright      

Full name Luke James Wright

Born March 7, 1985, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Current age 29 years 262 days

Major teams England, Abahani Limited, Dhaka Gladiators, England Lions, England Under-19s, Impi, Leicestershire, Leicestershire Cricket Board, Melbourne Stars, Pune Warriors, 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 98 147 19 5069 189 39.60 7736 65.52 14 23 39 0
List A 178 144 21 3768 143* 30.63 9 10 56 0
Twenty20 200 181 18 4452 153* 27.31 3039 146.49 4 22 458 176 61 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 98 8210 4823 120 5/65 40.19 3.52 68.4 1 3 0
List A 178 4752 4231 111 4/12 4/12 38.11 5.34 42.8 3 0 0
Twenty20 200 122 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 Northamptonshire v Sussex at Northampton, Sep 23-26, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2002
Last List A Sussex v Glamorgan at Hove, Aug 20, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Sussex v Surrey at Hove, Jul 2, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Central Districts v Auckland at Wellington, Nov 22, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
18 Auckland v Central D Wellington 22 Nov 2014 T20
2 Auckland v Wellington Wellington 21 Nov 2014 T20
12, 24 Sussex v Northants Northampton 23 Sep 2014 FC
4, 0/11, 10 Sussex v Notts Nottingham 15 Sep 2014 FC
22, 15* Sussex v Lancashire Hove 9 Sep 2014 FC
127 Sussex v Glamorgan Hove 20 Aug 2014 LA
52, 113 Sussex v Yorkshire Scarborough 15 Aug 2014 FC
21 Sussex v Kent Canterbury 13 Aug 2014 LA
42 Sussex v Somerset Taunton 10 Aug 2014 LA
14 Sussex v Middlesex Hove 8 Aug 2014 LA
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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Aug 20, 2014

Luke Wright cuts on his way to a century, Sussex v Glamorgan, Royal London Cup, Hove, August 20, 2014

Luke Wright cuts on his way to a century

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Jul 15, 2014

Luke Wright drives down the ground, Sussex v Glamorgan, NatWest T20 Blast, Hove, July 15, 2014

Luke Wright drives down the ground

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Jul 6, 2014

Luke Wright acknowledges his hundred, Sussex v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division One, Hove, 1st day, July 6, 2014

Luke Wright acknowledges his hundred

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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

Tour Results
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 13, 2014
England won by 5 runs
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 11, 2014
West Indies won by 5 wickets (with 7 balls remaining)
West Indies v England at Bridgetown - Mar 9, 2014
West Indies won by 27 runs
West Indies v England at North Sound - Mar 5, 2014
England won by 25 runs
West Indies v England at North Sound - Mar 2, 2014
England won by 3 wickets (with 31 balls remaining)
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