Liam Plunkett has been around for more than 10 years but has become a regular in England’s limited-over side since the last two years. The fast bowler has matured with age, as he gave up on his dream of being out-and-out quick bowler. Over the course, he has found his length along with variations that has brought him significant success.
|Role:||Right arm fast bowler|
|Date of Birth:||6 April 1985|
|Age (as on 2018):||33 years|
|Birth Place:||Nunthorpe, North Yorkshire|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign:||Aries|
|Address:||Nunthorpe, United Kingdom|
|Test:||29 November 2005 v Pakistan|
|ODI:||10 December 2005 v Pakistan|
|Jersey Number:||#28 ODI|
|Domestic/State Team:||Durham, Dolphins, Yorkshire, Sylhet Sixers, Delhi Daredevils|
|Nature on field:||Aggressive|
|Likes to play against:||Australia|
In 2017, Plunkett claimed 36 one-day international wickets in the calendar year. It was the joint second best haul in the world behind only Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan who snared 45.
|Favourite Cricket Ground:||NA|
|Favourite sports personalities:||NA|
|Girlfriends, Spouse and Children|
|Match Fee:||Test – £12,000, ODI – £5,000, T20 – £2,500|
|IPL earnings:||Delhi Daredevils – 2 Crore INR|
|Awards and recognitions|
In February 2007, Plunkett was banned from driving for twenty months, after being convicted for a drink driving offence in October 2006. In August 2012, he was convicted of a second drink driving offence and banned from driving for 40 months.
|Lesser Known Facts|
- Plunkett is a huge American sports fan and owns a house near Philadelphia.
- Liam Plunkett offered to donate one of his kidneys to his father Alan, who turned it down because he was concerned about his son’s career.