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Mark Wood

Key facts

Full Name: Mark Andrew Wood
Born: January 11 1990 , Ashington, Northumberland
County: Durham
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

A reliable seamer, Wood made his first-class debut in 2011 and subsequently signed his first professional contract. He soon made his mark in the Durham side, claiming 5-78 in only his second LV= County Championship appearance against Nottinghamshire in 2012. Wood featured in Durham's victorious 2013 championship campaign, taking a career-best 5-44 against Surrey in August before chipping in with two wickets in the crucial victory over Yorkshire at Scarborough. His performances earned him a call-up to the England Development Programme's winter tour of Australia. After impressing on the winte...

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