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Mark Wood

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Full Name: Mark Andrew Wood
Born: January 11 1990 , Ashington, Northumberland
Country: England
County: Durham
Test debut: England v New Zealand, Lord's, May 21-25 2015
ODI debut: Ireland v England, Dublin, May 8 2015
T20 debut: England v New Zealand, Manchester, June 23 2015
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium


A reliable seamer, Wood took the wicket that saw England regain the Ashes in 2015. Having made his first-class debut in 2011, he subsequently signed his first professional contract and 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 D...

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