Mark Wood

Mark Andrew Wood


Full Name: Mark Andrew Wood

Current Age: 27 years 290 days
Born: January 11, 1990, Ashington, Northumberland
Playing Role: Bowler
Batting Style: Right-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast


Mark Wood’s Profile: Mark Wood does not fit the prototype of a modern England fast bowler. He is skinny, barely 6ft tall and does not gain excessive bounce but after his speed caught the eye with Durham and the Lions, he was given a Test debut at the start of the 2015 summer. He made an instant impression against New Zealand, bowling above 90mph and celebrating wickets with abandon, kept his place for the visit of Australia and capped things off by taking the wicket that sealed England's Ashes victory at Trent Bridge. In no time at all, the imaginary horse that had ridden around the county grounds of England to stave off boredom had become a recognisable part of his England celebration.


Playing for Teams: England,England XI,Durham,Durham 2nd XI,Durham Academy,England Lions,Northumberland,Northumberland Under-13s,Northumberland Under-15s,Northumberland Under-17s