A young left arm-fast bowler with abilities to bowl real quick deliveries, Mark Footitt> was born on 25th November 1985 in Nottingham. Currently, he has been signed by Derbyshire. He has also played for Nottinghamshire in the past and made nine appearances for them in first-class matches. Standing six feet two inches tall, Footitt is a left-arm fast medium bowler. With a coach like Chris Tolley and mentors like Ryan Sidebottom and Greg Smith, Footitt seems to have a promising future in cricket-world.
Mark Footitt made his first-class debut in 2005. In fourteen first-class matches played so far, Footitt has taken 37 wickets at a bowing average of 31.00 His best bowling performance in these matches has been 5 wickets for 45 runs. He has also scored 100 runs in thirteen Innings in these first-class matches. He was also included in three List A matches, but unfortunately he was not able to take any wicket in these matches. He was also a part of a T20 match played between Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
He was included in the Under-19s squad of England for a series that was played against Sri Lanka,
Mark Footitt’s first wicket in his debut first-class matches was the well-known Indian batsman Sourav Ganguly. He took 4 wickets for 45 runs in this match played against Glamorgan, in 2005. Footitt also shared a wonderful tenth-wicket partnership of 101 runs with Chris Read in the same match.