The opening batsman was one of Yorkshire's most prolific run-scorers in recent years and captained the side in the absence of Anthony McGrath and Craig White, before moving to Glamorgan for the start of the 2008 season.
An important member of Yorkshire's Championship-winning squad in 2001, Wood was selected for the inaugural ECB Academy intake later that year.
A graduate of the Yorkshire Academy, Wood played for England Under-17 in 1994, making his county debut in 1997.
He passed 1,000 runs in 1998, his first full season for the club, and was named as Yorkshire coach's player of the year, Yorkshire club player of the year and Yorkshire players' player of the year in 2003 after scoring 1,432 runs at an average of 53.
He was an ever-present in the Yorkshire side which won promotion in the County Championship in 2005, scoring 803 runs.
However, he decided to leave Yorkshire in 2007 after Joe Sayers' form excluded him from their championship side for nearly two years, and later joined Glamorgan on a two-year deal.
His first season with the Welsh county was a disappointing one, as Wood scored just 179 runs in his six first-class appearances.
He retired from first-class cricket before the start of the 2009 season.