Christopher Roger ‘Chris’ Woakes
|Date of Birth||
March 2, 1989
England, England Lions, Herefordshire, Kolkata Knight Riders, Melbourne Cricket Club, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Warwickshire, Wellington, Sydney Thunder
Chris Woakes is an English International cricketer, who plays for the England national team since 2011 till present. He represents the Warwickshire team in domestic cricket and plays as an all-rounder in all formats of the game.
Chris Woakes is a right-arm fast-medium pace bowler and a right-handed middle-order batsman. He had been played for England Lions squad at the beginning of his domestic career and appeared in preliminary ICC World Cup Tweenty20 tournament as well.
He has made his international debut in the world cricket in 2011 in limited over games. After making his debut in both ODI and T20I fields, Chris Woakes has made his test debut lately in 2013 against Australia and continued the journey till 2018.
Currently, he only appears in the ODI format of the game in the international field. Being a handy batsman and a go-to bowler of the team, he is part of the England squad for 2019 World Cup.
Debut Test Match: at The Oval Stadium Vs Australia on 11st of August in 2013
Last Test Match: at Trent Bridge Stadium Vs India on 18th of August in 2018
Debut ODI Match: at SCG Stadium Vs Australia on 23rd of January in 2011
Last ODI: at The Rose Bowl Stadium Vs Pakistan on 11th of May in 2019
Debut T20I Match: at Adelaide Oval Stadium Vs Australia on 12th of January in 2011
Last T20I Match: at Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium Vs Pakistan on the 30th of November in 2015
Debut IPL Match: at Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium Vs Gujarat Lions on 7th of April in 2017
He has scored 1012 runs in 26 matches in 5 years of Test career at an average of 30.67 and strike rate of 50.07 including 1 hundred and 4 fifties (as on May 13, 2019)
He has taken 72 wickets in 26 matches in just 5 years of Test career at an average of 32.94 including 2 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul (as on May 13, 2019)
|Achievements/Records Associated With||
First Bowler for England with five-wicket haul in both innings of a test match