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John Wright (Former New Zealander Cricketer) Wife, Records, Controversies, Age, Weight, Height and More

By Kalpana Verma

Name: John Wright

Nickname: Shake

Role: Batsman

Cricket Career

Picture Source: Unknown

International Debut

Test: vs England at Basin Reserve, Feb 10, 1978

ODI: vs England at North Marine Road Ground, Jul 15, 1978

T20I: NA

Carrier Turning Point: When he scored a century against all six test opponent while playing against Sri Lanka in 1990-91.

Jersey Number: NA

Major Teams: New Zealand, Auckland, Canterbury, Derbyshire, Northern Districts


  • He made more than 5,000 runs in his career and 12 test centuries.
  • He scored 25,00 runs in his first-class cricket with 50 first-class centuries.
  • Also, he gives his best performance while playing against India and scored 185.

Girlfriends, Spouse, and Children

Marital Status: Married

Girlfriend: NA

Wife: NA

Marriage Date: NA

Children: NA


Picture Source: Getty

Autobiography: NA

Biopic: NA


Net Worth: $ 1M – $10M (Approx)

Awards and recognitions



  • The New Zealander (John Wright) and the newly appointed Captain Sourav Ganguly partnered for the commentary of ICC World Cup warm match of India and Bangladesh.  The fans were pleased after seeing them remembering the good old days. And that was the golden time of Indian Cricket.
  • During the NatWest Trophy, 2002 coach Wright decided and said Sehwag not to play silly shots. He stopped him into the dressing room and grabbed him by the Collar. And Sehwag stated that  “He was upset with me because I played a stupid shot.”

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5ft 8in

Weight (approx.): NA

Eye Colour: Grey

Hair Colour: Grey

Personal Life

Date of Birth: 05th July 1954

Age (as of May 2019): 64Years

Birth Place: Darfield, Canterbury

Nationality: New Zealand 

Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Cancer

School: NA

College: NA

Educational Qualifications: NA

Signature: NA


Father: GT Wright

Mother: NA

Sister: NA

Brother: NA

Coach/Mentor: NA

Religion: Christianity

Address: Darfield, Canterbury


Picture Source: Unknown

Hobbies: NA

Cricketers: NA

Cricket Ground: NA

Athletes: NA

Food: NA

Artists: NA

Films: NA

Destinations: NA

Tattoos: NA

Smoking/Drinking: NO/Yes

Style Quotient

Cars Collection: NA

Lesser Known Facts

  • Josh Wright was the coached of India from 2000 to 2005 and New Zealand from 2010 to 2012.
  • He began his career in cricket in the year 1970.

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