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T20 Blast 2022: Luke Wright becomes first player to cross 5000 runs

Luke Wright has been associated with the Sussex team since 2004 and has played 180 matches so far, currently has 5026 runs

Jun 21, 2022

T20 Blast 2022: Luke Wright becomes first player to cross 5000 runs
T20 Blast 2022: Luke Wright becomes first player to cross 5000 runs

The right-handed Sussex batsman Luke Wright became the first batsman to cross 5000 runs in the history of T20 Blast. The 37-year-old batter reached the milestone in the South Group’s match between Sussex and Glamorgan at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff.

Luke Wright has been part of the T20 league since 2004 and has played 180 matches so far. He reached 5026 runs at an average of 32.84 and a staggering strike rate of 148.47. He has 182 sixes so far which is the highest number in the history of the league.

The top-order batter is also capable of delivering Medium bowling and has picked 33 international wickets so far.

Overall, Luke Wright has vast experience of T20 cricket. He has played 344 T20 matches so far and has smashed 8526 runs with a highest score of 153* which was in the T20 Blast.