Mark Wood

Mark Andrew Wood is an English cricketer born on 11 January 1990. Wood is a right-arm fast bowler who also bats right-handed. He represents England internationally in all forms of the game, and plays domestic cricket for Durham. Wood’s bowling is known to be pacey & skiddy, and he is someone who can consistently bowl over 90 mph. It was his pace that gave him an opportunity to represent his country in 2015 after just 23 first class appearances.

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Though Wood bowled some great spells, whenever given an opportunity, he has not been a regular member of the English squad due to his injuries. He had to go through surgery thrice after which he faced heel issues in 2017. His best phase in English career so far has come in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. His came out with good stats from the World Cup where he picked up 18 wickets, featuring in the coronation of England as World Champions.

Mark Wood of England celebrates taking the wicket of Aaron Finch of Australia during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Warm Up match between England and Australia at the Ageas Bowl on May 25, 2019 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Mark Wood plays for Durham in County cricket and also represents Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).


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Marital StatusUn-married
Major Teams representedEngland national team, England Lions, Durham, Chennai Super Kings