Chris Woakes is the player from England who is supposed to be bowling all-rounder for h college from 2007 this team. Woakes played for Warwickshire and he was also part of the fifty ICC Cricket World Cup in 2019 which hosts England for the first time in the history of international cricket. Chris Woakes is a right-handed batsman and right-arm pace bowler. He made his debut against Australia in the fifth Ashes Test match in 2013.
Chris Woakes was born in Birmingham on 2nd March 1989. He attended the Barr Beacon Language College from 2002 to 2007. At the age of just seven years old, Chris Woakes began to play cricket for Aston Manor Cricket Club and in 2006, Chris played the Minor Counties Trophy for Herefordshire County Cricket Club. He also played the Under 15 cricket for Warwickshire and Under 17 matches for Academy and Second XI teams between 2004 to 2007.
Woakes was a football player as well. He played football till he became 14 years old. Chris Woakes used to play for Walsall FC and he supports the Aston Villa FC football club of England. Chris Woakes played one match for Warwickshire in 2006 and he picked three wickets in that sloe match against the touring West Indies team. Woakes also played in the Second XI Championship for Warwickshire Chris Woakes was a regular member of this team.
Chris Woakes also played for the England Lions Team in 2009 against the touring West Indies team. Waokes took six wickets and gave away just 43 runs in that game and the same season with England Lions, Chris scored a classy unbeaten 131 runs, which was his maiden century. Woakes also shared a partnership of 222 runs with Jonathan Trott in the same match against Hampshire. Woakes also took 200 wickets while playing for Warwickshire and they won the County Championship against Sussex in 2011.
The International Cricket Career for Chris Woakes?
In the same year of 2011, Chris Woakes played his first international match in the T20I format against Australia. In his debut match, Chris took one wicket to his name. But he also scored match-winning runs for England. Woakes also played the fifty overs series against the Aussies o that England Tour to Australia series and in the second ODI match, Chris sparkled with the figures of six for 43 runs.
In 2014, Chris Woakes made his debut in the Test matches against India in the summer season of England and he was the main player for his side in all the formats of the game. Woakes also toured Sri Lanka that same year. On that tour, England was without James Anderson and Stuart Board, the premier fast bowlers of England and in their absence, Woakes was given the new ball. Woakes took a six-wicket haul in the fifth match of that series and ESPN Cricinfo named that spell one of the best in the fifty overs format.
Woakes was also the part of ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup. But he couldn’t play the final match of the series due to injury. Chris returned in the England ODI side first against Australia and Pakistan. Then in the Test side in the series against South Africa. In 2016, Woakes smashed his highest score in the fifty-over format.
He scored unbeaten 95 runs against Sri Lanka and that score is the highest for eight and lower batsman in the history of ODI Cricket. In 2018, Woakes smashed his maiden Test ton against India at Lords. He scored 137 runs to take the game away completely from Virat and Co. after two years, Woakes returned to the same venue with the best Test figures. He took eleven wickets in a Test match against Pakistan and his name is on the Lords Honoury board twice for these two magnificent feats.
Chris Woakes also played the ICC World Cup 2019 and he was awarded the player of the match award in the semi-final match against Australia. Woakes picked up three wickets to dominate that match against the former world cup champions. Chris Woakes also played the Test series against West Indies at home and Woakes picked up 100th Test wickets. In 2021, Woakes reached another milestone of picking up 150 wickets in the ODI format against Sri Lanka. He has been named in the T20 World Cup 2021 Squad England. Woakes will be the player to watch out for that tournament.
Biography of Chris Woakes
|Full Name –||Christopher Roger Woakes|
|Height and Weight –||Height – 185 cms and Weight – 80 kg,|
|Current Age –||32 years old.|
|Profession –||Plays cricket for England. Chris Woakes is the right-arm fast bowler and right-handed batsman.|
|International Cricket Debut –||T20I Format against Australia on 12th January 2011ODI Match debut also against Australia on 23rd January 2011Test match debut against Australia on 21st August 2013.|
|First-class/Domestic teams –||England Lions Herefordshire Nottinghamshire Second XI Warwickshire|
|Mother’s name –||Elaine Woakes|
|Father’s name –||Roger Woakes|
|Brother’s Name –||David Woakes|
|Wife’s name –||Chris Woakes got married to his girlfriend Amie Louise Woakes on 10th February 2017.|
|Hobbies –||Playing Football, Cricket, and Golf.|
|Favorite player of Chris Woakes –||Jacques Kallis from South Africa, Chris Amstrong from the field of Football, and Rory Mcllroy, the professional Golf player.|
|Name of College Chris Woakes went –||Chris Woakes is a graduate and he went to the Barr Beacon school in Aldrige, England.|
Achievements of Chris Woakes
- Chris Woakes played a Test against Pakistan at the Lords Cricket Ground and he took 11 wickets in the match. He became the first player after Ian Botham to take five hauls at Lords in two innings.
- In that same series against Pakistan, Chris Woakes took 26 wickets which is also a record in Test cricket and Woakes was also added to the Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2016.
- Chris Woakes has scored his maiden test century against India at Lords. He smashed 137 runs against Virat and Co. Woakes is just the tenth player whose name is on the honours board of Lord’s cricket ground for batting and bowling.
Net Worth of Chris Woakes
Chris Woakes is a famous cricket player who has earned a decent amount of money through playing cricket. According to the reports, Chris Woakes has a net worth of one million. Chris has earned money through playing the cash-rich league tournament, Indian Premier League seasons auctions. The England bowling all-rounder, Chris Woakes has a luxurious house in Birmingham and he also leads a good life as a professional cricket player.
Career Stats of Chris Woakes – Batting
|Matches –||T20Is – 10 matches and seven innings||Test matches – 39 and innings 62||ODIs – 106 matches and 72 innings||T20s – 119 matches and 72 innings|
|Strike Rate –||144.44||51.82||90.87||136.51|
|100s/50s –||None||1 – 100 6 – 50s||0 – 100s 6 – 50s.||0 – 100s 2 – 50s.|
Social Media Accounts of Chris Woakes
Twitter – 308.1K followers – https://twitter.com/chriswoakes?lang=en
Instagram – 510K Followers – https://www.instagram.com/chriswoakes/?hl=en
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How many teams did Chris Woakes play?
Chris Woakes has played the India Premiere League seasons from 2017. He has played 18 matches and picked 25 wickets so far. He has played for Delhi Capitals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, and Kolkata Knight Riders.
Which team Chris Woakes is currently playing?
Chris Woakes is playing for the Delhi Capitals. DC has retained Woakes for this India Premier League 2021 season. But he is not be seen in the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 season.
Which is the hometown of Chris Woakes?
Chris Woakes lives in his hometown, which is Birmingham which is the United States – the US in England.