Chris Wright (cricketer)

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Chris Wright
Personal information
Full name Christopher Ian Wright
Born (1985-07-14) 14 July 1985 (age 29)
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England
Nickname Wrighty, The Baron
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Batting style Right-handed
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Domestic team information
Years Team
2004–2007 Middlesex
2005–2006 Tamil Union Cricket and Athletic Club
2008–2011 Essex
2011– Warwickshire
Career statistics
Competition FC LA T20
Matches 103 90 55
Runs scored 1,624 219 28
Batting average 17.46 10.42 5.60
100s/50s 0/7 0/0 0/0
Top score 77 42 6*
Balls bowled 16,549 3,455 1,119
Wickets 289 91 50
Bowling average 34.32 35.35 33.14
5 wickets in innings 8 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a n/a
Best bowling 6/22 4/20 4/24
Catches/stumpings 16/– 16/– 12/–
Source: CricketArchive, 5 May 2015

Christopher Julian Clement Wright (born 14 July 1985 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire) is an English cricketer.

Chris Wright made his first-class debut for Middlesex in 2004, as a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He is a product of the Middlesex Academy who has also represented Cambridge University Centre of Cricketing Excellence and the Tamil Union club.

In August 2007, he signed a two-year contract to play for Essex up until the end of the 2009 season. In March 2009, this was extended until the end of the 2011 season. In the 2012 season, Wright formed an impressive opening attack partnership with Keith Barker for Warwickshire, helping the side capture the County Championship. Wright took over 50 first-class wickets in the season.

During his school years, he was a regular in Hampshire's youth teams, and played for the Liphook and Ripsley Cricket Club.

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