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Mark Andrew Wood born 11 January 1990, is an English cricketer who plays internationally for England in all formats. In domestic cricket, he represents Durham, and has played for Chennai Super Kings and for Lucknow Super Giants (in current season) in the Indian Premier League.
In all formats, he competes for England internationally. He plays for Durham in domestic cricket and has also participated in Indian Premier League games for Chennai Super Kings and Lucknow Super Giants (during the current campaign).
2015 saw the debuts of Wood in the Test, ODI, and T20 International formats. He competed for England in both the T20 World Cup in 2022 and the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
With an average Test pace of 89 mph since 2020, right-handed fast bowler Wood is currently among the fastest bowlers in the world.
Mark Wood nationality
Wood was born in Ashington, Northumberland in the United Kingdom. He is English.
Mark Wood age
Wood was born on January 11, 1990, hence he is currently 33 years of age.
Mark Wood net worth
Wood has a net worth estimated to be about $18 million.
Mark Wood height and weight
Wood stands at a height of 6 feet tall and weighs 82kg.
Mark Wood education
Wood attended the Ashington High School.
Mark Wood career
In the MCCA Knockout Trophy match in 2008 against Norfolk, Wood made his county cricket debut for Northumberland.
He participated in three Minor Counties Championships and three MCCA Knockout Trophy matches while playing Minor Counties cricket for Northumberland from 2008 to 2010.
He made his Durham debut in a first-class game against Durham MCCU during the 2011 campaign. In the 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40, he then made his List A debut against Northamptonshire.
Since then, he has played in two more first-class matches, one against Sri Lanka A and one against Scotland in the Clydesdale Bank 40. Wood made his England Lions debut during the team’s 2014 trip to Sri Lanka.
For INR 1.5 crores ($160,000) on January 28, 2018, Wood was acquired by Chennai Super Kings for the 2018 IPL season.
He was purchased by the Lucknow Super Giants in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League competition in February 2022. He was unable to compete, nevertheless, due to an elbow injury.
He was acquired by the London Spirit in April 2022 in preparation for The Hundred’s 2022 season.
Wood was included in the England Test team for the tour of the West Indies in March 2015. He didn’t participate in the series, though.
On June 23, 2015, he made his Twenty20 International debut in the same series. His final stats were 3-26, and England won by a score of 56 runs.
Wood contributed to England’s 169-run victory against Australia in the inaugural Ashes Test by recording 2-68 in their first innings and 2-53 in their second.
Although he only had one wicket in the match, which finished in a tie because England was unable to force a victory owing to poor lighting, he participated in the first Test against Pakistan.
Wood made a full recovery from his injury in time for Pakistan’s first ODI. He recorded 1-57 as England used the D/L Method to win by 44 runs. In the following game, he grabbed 3/46 as England defeated Pakistan by four wickets while limiting them to 251.
Olly Stone, who was injured, was replaced by Wood in a three-test tour of the West Indies. He was drafted into the team for the third test at St. Lucia after missing the first two games, both of which England lost.
On day two of the last test, Wood bowled the fastest of any bowler and helped England to a 142-run lead over West Indies by taking five wickets for 41 runs off 8.2 overs in the Windies’ first innings. This was Wood’s maiden five-wicket haul in a Test match.
He was included in England’s team for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. Wood recorded his 50th ODI wicket on June 14, 2019, against the West Indies. Wood participated in his 50th ODI game for England on July 11, 2019, in the semifinal matchup against Australia.
James Anderson and Jofra Archer’s injuries forced them to miss the 2019 Ashes series and tour of New Zealand, therefore Wood made his Test cricket comeback in the third test of the 2019–20 tour of South Africa.
Wood was included in a 55-player group that was announced on May 29, 2020, to start preparing in preparation for international matches that would start in England after the COVID-19 epidemic.
Wood was included in the England team in September 2021 for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Wood was included in the England team in September 2022 for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
Before suffering an injury and missing the semi-final and championship game, Wood represented England in every Super 12 game and was the quickest bowler of the competition.
Wood became one of only six athletes to win both the 2019 ODI and 2022 T20 world cups after England went on to win the competition.
Mark Wood family and siblings
Wood was born to Derek Wood and his wife. He shares the same parents with his brother, Luke Wood.
Mark Wood wife
Wood is married to Sarah Lonsdale.
Mark Wood children
Wood has a son named Harry Wood.
Mark Wood religion
Wood is believed to be a devout Christian.