Mark Wood Bio
Mark Wood is an English international cricketer who plays domestic cricket for Durham and was part of the England squad that won the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He was born on January 11, 1990, in Ashington, Northumberland, England.
Mark Wood is a right-arm fast bowler who also bats right-handed. He was named in England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in April 2019. On June 14, 2019, in the match against the West Indies, Wood took his 50th wicket in ODIs. The fast bowler played in his 50th ODI match for England on July 11, 2019, in the semi-final against Australia.
Mark Wood celebrates his birthday every 11th of January. Bearing in mind that the fast bowler was born in the year 1990, he is 29 years old as of 2019.
Mark Wood Wife
Wood is married to his beautiful longterm girlfriend known as Sarah Wood. The couple together has been blessed with three children.
Mark Wood Stats
Wood bowls consistently at 140kph or above. He stands at a height of 6 feet tall which is more of the same as to say that he is 1.83 tall in meters or 183 centimeters. As of his weight, the fast bowler weighs 75 in kilograms or 165 lbs in pounds. To see his bowling, batting, and fielding averages as well as his career statistics and recent matches, simply head here.
The list below represents Mark Wood’s current teams as well as his major teams according to their line up.
» England XI
» Chennai Super Kings
» Durham 2nd XI
» Durham Academy
» England Lions
» Northumberland Under-13s
» Northumberland Under-15s
» Northumberland Under-17s
Mark Wood has a father who is called Derek Wood. The fast bowler revealed that he used to play in their family’s long thin back garden with his dad but they had to stop when he was about 13. His uncle, Neil Wood was also a cricketer in his days and represented Northumberland. More details about Mark Wood’s family will be updated as soon as it is surfaced on media platforms.
Mark Wood ripped out the fastest ball of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup at 95.6mph. The fast bowler has long been considered England’s best when it comes to seriously fast bowling. He has been described as the one man who can regularly record 90mph, whose run-up has opposition batsmen shifting back in the crease a few inches and tightening the strap of their helmet.Mark Wood Photos
Mark Wood Instagram
You can connect with and contact Wood on Ig @mawood33. He has a total of 144k followers with more than 160 posts. Check out the embed below of his page account.
Mark Wood CSK
Defending champions of the Indian Premier League, Chennai Super Kings, abbreviated as CSK, have retained as many as 22 players for the 2019 edition, with three players released. England’s right-arm fast bowler, Mark Wood, was among the three players who were not retained by the franchise ahead of the deadline for submitting the list of retained players.
The fast bowler had made his Indian Premier League debut in the 2018 edition but played just one game for the Super Kings before eventually heading home to England to rejoin his county outfit Durham. Along with Wood, two uncapped domestic players, Kanishk Seth and Kshitiz Sharma were also released from their contracts.
2015: West Indies and Ireland
In March 2015, Wood was named in the England Test squad for the tour of the West Indies. Nevertheless, he did not play in the series.
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The Durham cricketer made his One-Day International debut for England against Ireland on 8 May 2015. The match was affected by rain and little cricket was played, although Wood did take his first international wicket.
2015: New Zealand
He made his Test debut for England later the same month against New Zealand. In the first Test Wood took figures of 3-93 in New Zealand’s first innings. He then took 1-47 in their second innings to help England win the match by 124 runs and go 1-0 up in the series. In the following Test Wood continued to impress, taking figures of 2-62 in New Zealand’s first innings. He also made a useful 19 with the bat. In New Zealand’s second innings he took another three wickets, this time at the expense of 97 runs. England lost the match by 199 runs and the series was drawn at 1-1.
Wood played in the third ODI against New Zealand, taking figures of 1-48. In the next game, he took figure of 1-49 to help England win by seven wickets and level the series at 2-2. Although Wood did not take a wicket in the final game of the series, taking 0-70, England still won to win the series 3-1.
Mark Wood made his Twenty20 International debut in the same series on 23 June 2015. He finished with figures of 3-26 as England won by 56 runs.
2015: Ashes series
Wood took 2-68 in Australia’s first innings of the first Ashes Test and followed this up by taking 2-53 in their second innings to help England win the match by 169 runs. In the second Test, he only took one wicket in the Australian first innings, finishing with figures of 1-92 as England lost the match by 405 runs. He was ruled out of the third Test through injury, but returned in the fourth Test, taking 1-13 in Australia’s first innings. In the second innings, he took figures of 3-69 including the wicket that won the match for England, which meant they regained the Ashes. England lost the final Test of the series, with Wood taking 1-59 in Australia first innings. However, England won the series 3-2 to regain the Ashes.
Wood was selected for the first ODI against Australia, although he was expensive, finishing with figures of 1-72 as Australia won the game. He kept his place for the next game, but he again proved expensive, this time finishing with 0-65 from his nine overs, although England went on to win the game by three wickets. After being dropped from the side for the next two games, he returned for the final ODI and took figures of 1-25, although a poor batting performance from England meant they lost the game and the series 3-2.
He played in the first Test against Pakistan although he only picked up one wicket in the match, which ended in a draw, as England were unable to force a win due to bad light. He played in the second Test, which England lost, although he performed well. He took 3-39 in Pakistan’s first innings and followed this up with another two wickets in the second innings, although Pakistan went on to win the match in convincing fashion, by 178 runs.
An ankle injury ruled Wood out of England’s entire series against Sri Lanka, and he also missed the start of the return series against Pakistan.
Wood returned from injury in time for the first ODI against Pakistan. He took figures of 1-57 as England won by 44 runs on the D/L Method. He took 3/46 in the next match as England restricted Pakistan to 251 and won the match by four wickets. In the third match of the series, he took figures of 1-75 as England won by 169 runs. After missing the fourth match, he returned for the final match of the series and took figures of 2-56, although England lost the match by four wickets, although they won the series 4-1.
2019: West Indies
Wood was called up to replace injured Olly Stone in a 3-test tour of the West Indies. He did not play in the first 2 matches which England lost but was drafted into the team for the third test in St.Lucia. Wood bowled the fastest of any bowler in the match and in the Windies’ first innings took 5 wickets for 41 runs off 8.2 overs – his first five-wicket Test haul helping England to a 142-run lead over West Indies on day two of the final test.
2019 Cricket World Cup
In April 2019, Mark Wood was named in England’s squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In the match against the West Indies, which took place on 14 June 2019, Wood took his 50th wicket in ODIs. On 11 July 2019, in the semi-final against Australia, Wood played in his 50th ODI match for England.