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Mark Wood

Born: January 11, 1990 (age 30)


Hometown: Ashington, England
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Bowler

Batting Style: Right-arm fast
Bowling Style: Right-handed
Mark Wood poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
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Career History
InternationalNational SideEngland (2015-)
Test DebutMay 21, 2015 vs. New Zealand
ODI DebutMay 8, 2015 vs. Ireland
Domestic2011-Durham
Sports Mole has 220 articles about Mark Wood. Articles 1 to 40:
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Mark Wood reveals he would want Test spot if England split squads
An expanded training group of up to 45 is due to be named on Friday.
May 28, 18:59
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
England bowler Mark Wood happy to go into 'bio-secure' cricket bubble
The need for 'bio-secure' environments may lead to some extreme measures.
May 7, 18:27
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Mark Wood up for two-month quarantine spell with England team to complete games
The ECB are planning a variety of models that would see England fixtures staged later this summer.
May 7, 13:58
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Coronavirus latest: How sports stars passed time on social media
Manchester United pair Harry Maguire and Paul Pogba had mixed fortunes when passing the time away.
Mar 27, 18:15
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Coronavirus latest: Mark Wood lending support to local cricket club
England cricketer is at home recovering from injury.
Mar 26, 10:04
Saqib Mahmood during an England nets session in November 2019
Saqib Mahmood: Jofra Archer, Mark Wood "have raised the bar" for pace bowlers
Saqib Mahmood will look to step up in the pace duo's absence.
Mar 5, 12:12
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Mark Wood ruled out of England's tour of Sri Lanka with strain
The 30-year-old sustained the injury at the end of the tour to South Africa.
Feb 28, 13:02
England celebrate their victory over South Africa at Kingsmead Cricket Ground in Durban, South Africa on February 14, 2020
Result: Tom Curran holds his nerve after Quinton De Kock's fireworks
England levelled the three-match series.
Feb 14, 22:39
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan hails "unbelievable" Tom Curran resolve to get England over line
The quick ensured the tourists were able to defend 204 for seven.
Feb 14, 22:18
England's Ben Stokes celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen with teammates on February 12, 2020
England set 178 to win opening T20 against South Africa
Chris Jordan took two wickets for the tourists.
Feb 12, 19:55
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler and Mark Wood return to England T20 side
The trio were rested for the one-day internationals in South Africa.
Feb 12, 17:08
Keaton Jennings in action for England on January 25, 2019
Keaton Jennings recall down to skill against spin
Keaton Jennings' two Test centuries have come in Asia.
Feb 11, 18:34
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Mark Wood looking to learn from Dale Steyn in Twenty20 series
Mark Wood is set to return for the Twenty20 series.
Feb 11, 17:47
Keaton Jennings in action for England on January 25, 2019
Keaton Jennings, Ben Foakes recalled by England for Sri Lanka Test series
Jonny Bairstow, James Anderson and Moeen Ali are among those absent from a 16-man party.
Feb 11, 13:52
England head coach Chris Silverwood before the press conference on October 10, 2019
Chris Silverwood discusses fast bowler strategy for Ashes
England have lost Jofra Archer to an elbow injury.
Feb 10, 18:39
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Eoin Morgan: 'Giving youth experience is more important than ODI result'
The tourists chose to rest the established Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Mark Wood and Jofra Archer, who was injured anyway, for the ongoing ODI series.
Feb 7, 20:07
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root: 'Ashes plans already falling into place'
Wood, Archer and Stokes all missed England's last trip Down Under.
Jan 28, 08:56
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root has one eye on Ashes after South Africa triumph
England wrapped up a 191-run win on day four of the final Test at the Wanderers in Johannesburg.
Jan 27, 18:28
Ben Stokes is congratulated by England teammates on January 27, 2020
Recap: Day four of the fourth Test between South Africa and England
Mark Wood finished with a match haul of nine for 100 as England romped to victory in the fourth Test.
Jan 27, 17:16
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Joe Root hails "squad effort" as England claim series win in South Africa
England wrapped up a 3-1 Test series victory with a 91-run win in Johannesburg on Monday.
Jan 27, 17:15
Joe Root in action for England on January 27, 2020
Result: England seal dominant 3-1 series win over South Africa
Tourists complete 191-run success at the Wanderers.
Jan 27, 15:14
Sam Curran in action for England on January 19, 2020
Sam Curran confident of turning commanding lead into victory in South Africa
Mark Wood has claimed eight wickets since returning to the side.
Jan 26, 17:45
England's Joe Root celebrates reaching his half century on January 26, 2020
England press home advantage to close in on victory
The tourists have two days to bowl South Africa out and take the series 3-1.
Jan 26, 16:38
Ben Stokes in action for England on January 26, 2020
England decline to enforce follow-on in Johannesburg
The Proteas were dismissed for 183 in response to England's first-innings 400.
Jan 26, 14:36
England's Mark Wood celebrates the wicket of South Africa's Dane Paterson with team mates on January 26, 2020
England bowl South Africa out for 183 to close in on series-clinching win
The quick took his second five-for in his last three Test appearances.
Jan 26, 10:49
England's Mark Wood celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Anrich Nortje on January 25, 2020
Mark Wood reveals he did not expect to be picked for fourth Test
The Durham fast bowler was on fire as his three for 21 reduced South Africa to 88 for six on day two.
Jan 25, 18:25
England's Mark Wood celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Anrich Nortje on January 25, 2020
Fourth Test, day two: England in commanding position against South Africa
Mark Wood took centre stage as the tourists established total command.
Jan 25, 18:03
England's Mark Wood celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Anrich Nortje on January 25, 2020
Mark Wood helps put England in complete control of fourth Test
Mark Wood hit an unbeaten 35 and then bagged three wickets as South Africa slumped to 88 for six in reply.
Jan 25, 17:05
England's Stuart Broad in action on January 25, 2020
Last-wicket stand takes England to 400 in first innings
Mark Wood and Stuart Broad's last-wicket stand of 82 in just 50 balls really punished the Proteas.
Jan 25, 14:41
Jofra Archer in action for England on November 30, 2019
England win toss and choose to bat as Archer ruled out of final Test
The paceman has an elbow issue.
Jan 24, 11:41
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Joe Root warns South Africa of "relentless barrage of pace"
England have the chance to make it a rare overseas hat-trick on the quickest pitch in the country.
Jan 23, 14:35
Jofra Archer in action for England on November 30, 2019
England consider starting both Jofra Archer and Mark Wood for final Test
Jofra Archer and Mark Wood - both clocked at over 95mph last year - could make their first Test appearance together.
Jan 22, 18:34
Jofra Archer in action for England on November 30, 2019
England hopeful Archer can return for final Test in South Africa
The quick will be put through his paces in the nets on Wednesday, having been troubled by an elbow problem.
Jan 21, 18:38
England's Ollie Pope celebrates his century on January 17, 2020
Joe Root tips Ollie Pope to break England records
Ollie Pope hit a stylish 135 not out in the third Test against South Africa and took six catches in the match.
Jan 21, 08:50
England's Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes celebrate on January 20, 2020
Recap: The final day of the third Test
South Africa's tail wagged at Port Elizabeth but England took an unassailable lead in the four-match series.
Jan 20, 12:42
England's Stuart Broad and Ben Stokes celebrate on January 20, 2020
Result: England win third Test to take 2-1 series lead over South Africa
Curran run out clinches victory after 99-run last-wicket stand.
Jan 20, 10:15
Mark Wood pictured in January 2020
Mark Wood delighted to get another chance in Test cricket
The seamer is back playing the five-day game after injury.
Jan 19, 18:36
England's Joe Root celebrates taking the wicket of South Africa's Pieter Malan on January 19, 2020
Joe Root takes four wickets as England close in on victory
With a lead of 188, only further rain can realistically prevent England taking a 2-1 series lead.
Jan 19, 17:14
Sam Curran in action for England on January 19, 2020
England blitz South Africa as hosts enforce follow-on
Stuart Broad, Sam Curran and Mark Wood all got among the wickets.
Jan 19, 14:10
Sam Curran in action for England on January 19, 2020
England take four wickets to enforce follow-on on fourth morning in Port Elizabeth
South African stumps were flying on the morning of the fourth day at St George's Park.
Jan 19, 09:36

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