Mark Wood


Quick Facts

Real ID  Name Mark Andrew Wood
Nickname Wood, Jocker
Profession Cricketer
Age 29 Years
Date of Birth 11 January 1990
Birthplace Ashington, Northumberland, England
Nationality British
Height in Inches6’ 0”
Weight  in Kilograms75 kg
Mother name Derek Wood
Father name Unknown
Marital Status Married
Wife Sarah Lonsdale
Children 1 son
Net Worth  $18 million
Social Media Instagram

Mark English cricketer Andrew Wood competes for his nation in all competitions. He participates in both domestic cricket for Durham and Indian Premier League play for Chennai Super Kings. Wood debuted in the Test, One-Day International, and Twenty20 International formats in 2015.

Age & Birth Information

In the English county of Northumberland, Ashington, Mark Wood was born in 1990. He pursued his goals after completing his education at Ashington High School. Wood made his international debut in 2015 against the West Indies after a standout domestic career. Wood is well-known both domestically and internationally! He is a top-tier fast bowler with the ability to bowl at up to 90 mph.

The Chennai Super Kings of the IPL are represented by Mark Wood. CSK purchased him for INR 1.5 crore. Dhoni did not want to use the English pacer, though. He continued to train the local bowlers using his usual method. In any case, he played for the CSK team that won the IPL championship.

Mark bats right-handed and bowls fast with his right arm (tailender.) Wood bowls on average between 140 and 145 km/h. He is renowned for both his rapid speed and extroverted personality. His coworkers call him Madman.

Height & Weight

Mark Wood is 75 kg and 6 ft 0 in (182 cm) tall (165 Pounds). The measurements of his body are 42-35-13 inches. 34-inch waist, 42-inch chest, and 13-inch biceps are the measurements of Mark Wood. His eyes and hair are both dark brown.

Professional life

In the 2008 MCCA Knockout Trophy match against Norfolk, Wood made his county cricket debut for Northumberland. He played for Northumberland in three Minor Counties Championships and three MCCA Knockout Trophy games from 2008 to 2010, representing Northumberland in Minor Counties cricket.

In a first-class game against Durham MCCU in the 2011 campaign, he made his Durham debut. The 2011 Clydesdale Bank 40 saw him then make his List A debut against Northamptonshire. Later, he participated in a first-class match against Sri Lanka A[5,] as well as a List A match in the Clydesdale Bank 40 against Scotland. During the 2014 England Lions’ trip of Sri Lanka, Wood made his debut.

Mark Wood is a Professional Cricketer(Source: Instagram)

On January 28, 2018, Wood was purchased by the Chennai Super Kings with INR 1.5 crores (£160,000). He was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants in the Indian Premier League auction in February 2022. Due to an elbow injury, he was forced to withdraw from the event.

For The Hundred’s 2022 season, the London Spirit bought him in April 2022,

In March 2015, Wood was chosen for the England Test team’s trip to the West Indies. But he didn’t show up in the show. He played his first One-Day International for England against Ireland on May 8, 2015. Little cricket was played due to rain disruptions during the game, although Wood did grab his first international wicket. He played his first England Test against New Zealand later that month.

In the first Test, Wood recorded a 3-93 in New Zealand’s opening inning. Then, in their second innings, he amassed 1-47 to help England win by 124 runs and take the first-game lead in the series. In the subsequent Test, Wood maintained his high standards by taking 2-62 in New Zealand’s first innings. He also had an important 19 bat hits. In New Zealand’s second innings, he took three more wickets, this time for 97 runs. The series was drawn at 1-1 with England winning by a score of 199 runs.

In the third One-Day International against New Zealand, Wood finished with 1-48. He contributed 1-49 in the subsequent match, which England won by seven wickets to tie the series at 2-2. England won the series 3-1 despite the fact that Wood went without a wicket in the final game of the series, taking 0-70.

He made his Twenty20 International debut in the same series on June 23, 2015. He finished with a 3-26, and England won by 56 runs.

Records

  • Wood, who has bowled at rates of high to 97 mph, is one of the fastest bowlers in the planet right now (156kph).
  • He played in his first T20I in 2015. England won by 56 runs, and he finished with stats of 3-26.

Net worth & Source of Income

Mark Wood has a net worth of $18 million. Wood’s earnings as an England cricketer, his domestic salary while playing county cricket for Durham, and his IPL earnings all contribute to his wealth. Wood’s earnings are as follows: £700,000 in retainer fees or 63 crores Test costs: Rs. 13 lakh ($15,000).

International one-day entry fees are Rs. 6 lakh (£7,500). A T20I match costs 3 lakh (£3,500). Given that Wood makes less money than England’s Test specialists, his rejection from the IPL 2021 auction may be seen as a negative reflection on the ECB’s contracting policies.

Relationship Status

Mark Wood with his wife(Source: Instagram)

Mark On December 30, 2018, Andrew Wood became a husband. Unlike other famous people, Mark prefers to maintain his privacy. Wood hasn’t given the public a lot of information about his private life. Mark married Sarah Lonsdale, who is now his wife. Like his wife, she doesn’t seem to be a household name. She is just another typical person. It implies that they have been friends for a very long time.

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Achievement

Mark Wood with Trophy(Source: Instagram)
  • He was a member of the ICC World Cup 2019 champion team.

Some Interesting Facts

  • Wood, a cricketer from England, competes for Northumberland in the English Premier League.
  • One of the 15 players chosen for the England team to compete in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is Mark Wood.
  • Wood is a right-handed batter and right-arm fast bowler from England. He represents England in various sports and plays domestic cricket for Durham.
  • He played in his first Twenty20 International on June 23, 2015, capturing three wickets in the same series.