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Chris Wright      

Full name Christopher Julian Clement Wright

Born July 14, 1985, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Current age 31 years 44 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 119 148 37 2028 77 18.27 3995 50.76 0 9 19 0
List A 95 38 17 219 42 10.42 279 78.49 0 0 19 1 16 0
Twenty20 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 119 19042 11385 334 6/22 34.08 3.58 57.0 16 9 0
List A 95 3677 3415 96 4/20 4/20 35.57 5.57 38.3 1 0 0
Twenty20 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 Durham v Warwickshire at Chester-le-Street, Aug 23-26, 2016 scorecard
List A debut Yorkshire v Middlesex at Leeds, Jul 4, 2004 scorecard
Last List A Warwickshire v Essex at Birmingham, Aug 17, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Middlesex at Southampton, Jul 13, 2004 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire at Nottingham, May 20, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/52, 15, 0/37 Warwickshire v Durham Chester-le-Street 23 Aug 2016 FC
1/22 Warwickshire v Essex Birmingham 17 Aug 2016 LA
1/50, 18*, 4/75, 24 Warwickshire v Surrey Birmingham 13 Aug 2016 FC
1/53, 0, 2/18, 8 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 4 Aug 2016 FC
1/12 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Leeds 1 Aug 2016 LA
1/54 Warwickshire v Durham Gosforth 27 Jul 2016 LA
1/46 Warwickshire v Northants Birmingham 26 Jul 2016 LA
1/64 Warwickshire v Leics Birmingham 7 Jun 2016 LA
1/7 Warwcks 2nd v Worcs 2nd XI Solihull 2 Jun 2016 Other T20
24, 0/25, 0, 4/72 Warwickshire v Durham Birmingham 22 May 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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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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May 9, 2013

Joe Root has a word with Chris Wright, Joe Root, England Lions v New Zealanders, Tour match, Grace Road, 1st day, May 9, 2013

Joe Root has a word with Chris Wright

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Tournament Results
Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Lord's - Jun 21, 2009
Pakistan won by 8 wickets (with 8 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at The Oval - Jun 19, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 57 runs
Pakistan v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 18, 2009
Pakistan won by 7 runs
India v South Africa at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
South Africa won by 12 runs
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Nottingham - Jun 16, 2009
Sri Lanka won by 48 runs
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