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Luke Wright

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Full Name: Luke James Wright
Born: March 7 1985 , Grantham
County: Sussex
Other teams: Leicestershire, England, England Lions, England U19
ODI debut: England v India, The Oval, September 5 2007
T20 debut: England v Zimbabwe, Cape Town, September 13 2007
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


A muscular batsman and canny medium-pacer, Wright thrives in limited-overs cricket. The all-rounder began his career at Leicestershire but, having made his debut in 2003 after working his way through the age groups, joined Sussex the following year. Wright quickly attracted attention with his performances for England Under-19, taking a hat-trick in a one-day match against South Africa in 2003. He progressed steadily through the international ranks thereafter and injuries during England’s tour of India paved the way for a call-up to the A squad which was touring the West Indies...

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