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John Geoffrey Wright (born July 5, 1954 in Darfield, New Zealand) is a former international cricketer representing - and captaining - New Zealand, and, following his retirement in 1993, coaching the Indian national cricket team from 2000 to 2005. A delivery or ball in Cricket is a single action of Bowling a Cricket ball towards the Batsman. In the sport of Cricket the word wicket has several distinct meanings Meanings of wicket Set of stumps Primarily the wicket Bowling average is a Statistic measuring the performance of bowlers in the Sport of Cricket. An inning, or innings, is a fixed-length segment of a game in any of a variety of Sports &ndash most notably Cricket and Baseball during For other uses see Stump (disambiguation Stump is a term used in the Sport of Cricket where has three different meanings Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Events 1295 - Scotland and France form an alliance the beginnings of the Auld Alliance, against England. Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) Darfield is a Town in the South Island of New Zealand. It is located 45 kilometres west from the outskirts of Christchurch New Zealand Cricket is a bat-and-ball team Sport that originated in England and is now played in more than 100 countries New Zealand is an Island country in the south-western Pacific Ocean comprising two main landmasses (the North Island and the South Island The Indian cricket team is an international Cricket team representing India. He made his international debut in 1978 against England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland During his career, he scored over 5,000 Test runs at an average of 37. 82 runs per dismissal with 12 Test centuries, 10 of them in New Zealand. He also played for Derbyshire in England. Derbyshire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English domestic Cricket structure representing the historic county In first-class cricket he scored over 25,000 runs, having scored over 50 first-class centuries. First-class cricket refers to the class of Cricket matches of three or more days scheduled duration between two sides of eleven players and officially adjudged first-class by He has also scored over 10,000 runs in List A limited overs cricket.
He typically opened for New Zealand, and was noted as a tenacious, rather than spectacular, batsman. His team nickname was "shake"; reputedly a reflection on his packing technique. Together with Bruce Edgar of Wellington, he formed what was arguably New Zealand's most successful and reliable opening partnership. Bruce Adrian Edgar (born 23 November, 1956) in Wellington was one of the best batsmen New Zealand has ever produced Toward the end of his career he used an unorthodox batting stance; whereas most batsman face the bowler with the bat in line with their legs, and perpendicular to the ground, Wright would stand with his bat raised in parallel to it. In Geometry, two lines or planes (or a line and a plane are considered perpendicular (or orthogonal) to each other if they form congruent
After retiring, Wright worked in sales for around two years - self-confessedly without great success. After taking up coaching for Kent County Cricket Club, Wright a successful coaching career with India, from 2000 to 2005, during which time the team improved immensely, drawing a test series against Australia in Australia 1-1 in a four-match test series in 2003-04 (Steve Waugh's farewell test series), winning a series against arch-rivals, Pakistan, and reaching the final of the 2003 Cricket World Cup held in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya. Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965 in Canterbury New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer and fraternal twin of Mark Waugh The 2003 Cricket World Cup ( Official name: ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was played in South Africa from February 9 to March 24. The following months saw the team lose form, and series' to Australia and Pakistan. In May 2005, former Australian skipper, Greg Chappell took over from Wright. Gregory Stephen Chappell, MBE (born 7 August 1948 in Unley South Australia) is a former cricketer who captained Australia between 1975 and 1977 and then joined the
Wright was also appointed as coach of the World XI team that played Australia in the ICC Super Series 2005. The Australian cricket team is the national cricket team of Australia. The ICC Super Series 2005 was a cricket series played in Australia in October 2005 and featuring some of the world's best cricketers
In 1990 together with New Zealand writer Paul Thomas he wrote an entertaining autobiography 'Christmas in Rarotonga'.
In 2006, John authored the book "John Wright's Indian Summers" describing his experiences as coach of the Indian Cricket Team along with Indian journalist Sharda Ugra and Paul Thomas. Indian Summers is a book authored by John Wright describing his experiences as coach of Indian national cricket team.
|New Zealand national cricket captain|
|Indian National Cricket Coach|
November 2000 - April 2005