17 Liam Plunkett

Liam Plunkett Cricket Player
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Liam Edward Plunkett, sometimes known as Liam Plunkett, was born in Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough, England, on April 6, 1985. Plunkett is primarily a bowler with a right arm capable of rapid bowling.

Plunkett participated in the 2019 Cricket World Cup on behalf of the champion England squad. He participates in domestic first-class cricket for the Surrey County Cricket Club.

Nunthorpe Comprehensive was Liam’s old school. He was accepted into domestic cricket because of his early, intense passion for cricket.

He participated in matches for the England Lions, England Under-19s, Durham, Dolphins, Durham 2nd XI, Durham Cricket Board, Yorkshire, Sylhet Sixers, and England. He played for Durham in 2008, the year they became the first team in history to win the County Championship.

Liam Plunkett Bio

Full Name Liam Edward Plunkett
Profession Cricketer
Nationality English
Age 38 years old
Date of Birth 6-Apr-85
Birthplace Nunthorpe, United Kingdom
Zodiac Sign Aries
College St Mary’s College, Middlesbrough
Religion Christianity
Known As England Squad 2019 WC

Physical Measurements

Height 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
Weight 80 kg (176 lbs)
Body Type Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 4 Inches
Dress Size 8 Inches

Family

Father Alan Plunkett
Mother Marie Plunkett
Marital Status Married
Wife Emeleah Erb (m. 2018)
Children None

Liam Plunkett’s Net Worth

One of the greatest and most well-liked cricket players is Liam Plunkett. According to our data analysis from Business Insider and Forbes sources, Liam Plunkett’s net worth is around $1.5 million.

Cricket Information

Bowling Speed  147.3 Kmph
Batting Style Right Hand
Bowling Style Right Arm
Role Bowler

Career

Debut

Plunkett began his professional career in 2003 as a player for Durham. He represented the club’s academy in this game from the senior side. With 19 first-class dismissals during his rookie season, he did quite well. The second session saw him take 31 wickets after that.

International Debut

He was picked up for the Durham team’s 2005 tournament. Plunkett was first-class cricket’s top wicket-taker during that session. His outstanding performance earned him a call-up to the England team the same year for a tour of Pakistan.

He traveled to Pakistan from November to December, when he made his debut on a global stage. Plunkett played his first-ever Test match while simultaneously making his One Day Internationals debut.

He also participated in the 2007 ICC World Cup for England. He scored 29 runs without being out, giving him 1-43 against New Zealand at that World Cup.

Additionally, Plunkett’s 2-46 in the group match against Canada helped England win by 51 runs. He took 1-71 in just 7 overs in the tournament’s championship game, which gave England a one-wicket win over the West Indies.

He also participated in the 2007 ICC World Cup for England. He scored 29 runs without being out, giving him 1-43 against New Zealand at that World Cup.

Additionally, Plunkett’s 2-46 in the group match against Canada helped England win by 51 runs. He took 1-71 in just 7 overs in the tournament’s championship game, which gave England a one-wicket win over the West Indies.

He made good development in the semifinal match of the 2016 World T20 against New Zealand by grabbing a wicket as England won by a significant margin of 7 wickets. Despite this, he was a key player in the 2019 Cricket World Cup. He shared three wickets in the decisive game with New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson. England won the World Cup. He most recently competed for the Karachi King Squad in the 2020 PSL.

Facts & Records

In 2005, he made 100 runs and got 19 wickets with the partnership of Vikram Solanki In the England ODI. 

Throughout his career, he has racked up five wickets several times against other teams. He is the top bowler with the best averages in ODIs (29.70) and T20 international matches (25.08).

He participated in the England team’s participation in the 2019 ICC World Cup, which saw England win for the first time in cricket history to become the tournament’s winner.

FAQs

Why Is Liam Plunkett Not Playing For England?

Liam Plunkett, a key component of England’s ODI World Cup victory two years ago, has left the English cricket team and will participate in the USA’s next Major Competition Cricket T20 league. 

What is Liam Plunkett doing now?

Plunkett, 36, has agreed to a three-year contract, during which he would play and coach for Philadelphians, a club in the Minor Cricket League’s Eastern Division, before being allocated to one of the six teams in the Major League Cricket (MLC) for the league’s debut season in 2023.

Is Liam Plunkett Married?

Yes, Liam Married Emeleah Erb in 2018.

Will Liam Plunkett Play for the USA?

The World Cup champion, Liam Plunkett, chose a three-year contract with Major League Cricket in the United States.

How Old is Liam Plunkett?

Plunkett is 37 years old. He was born on April 6, 1985.

Where Was Liam Plunkett Born?

He Was born in Nunthorpe, United Kingdom.

Plunkett signed a contract with Major League Cricket on August 31, 2021, for the league’s envisioned 2023 first season.

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