Birth date 7 Mar 1985 (34 years)
Nationality England England
Position All Rounder
Team history
Sussex County Cricket Club 2004 - present
Quetta Gladiators 2016 - present
Melbourne Stars 2011 - 2016
England National Cricket Team 2007 - 2014
Pune Warriors 2012 - 2013
Dhaka Gladiators 2013
Impalas cricket team 2012
Leicestershire County 2003

Luke James Wright is a right arm medium bowler and right handed batsman in the England cricket team. He has also played for Sussex, Leicestershire Cricket Board, Leicestershire, England Under-19s and England Lions. Presently, he is part of the Pune Warriors India team to play at the IPL 5 season 2012.

In One day Internationals, Luke Wright debuted on 5th September 2007 at The Oval in London against India. He was the No. 7 batsman and he scored 50 runs in only 39 deliveries inclusive of 7 fours and 1 sixer. India was triumphant in this match by 2 wickets with 2 balls to spare. Wright’s Twenty20 International debut took place against Zimbabwe at Cape Town (Newlands) on 13th September 2007. He was assigned the No. 3 batting spot but was out on the very first ball he faced. As a fielder, he took 2 catches. England was victorious in this match by 50 runs.

Career Highlights

Luke Wright represented his team in 46 One day Internationals and scored 701 runs in these at a batting average of 22.61 and batting strike rate of 89.29. His highest score was 52 and he hit 2 half centuries, 62 fours and 18 sixers. While fielding, he took 17 catches. Wright got the opportunity to participate in 115 Twenty20 Internationals and piled up 2230 runs with 117 as his highest score. His batting average was 25.05 and batting strike rate was 146.22. He took 37 catches and smashed 85 sixers and 236 fours.