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Mark Wood Set to Miss Final Stages of IPL 2023

Mark Wood IPL 2023 News: England bowler Mark Wood who was a part of Lucknow Super Giants in IPL 2023 set to miss the later stages of the tournament to attend the birth of his daughter in late May.

Mark Wood IPL 2023 News

Wood plays as a right-handed fast bowler, and is currently one of the fastest bowlers in the world, with an average Test pace of 89 mph since 2020. Mark Wood remains a key player for the KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants where he played 4 games so far this season and bagged 11 wickets with a best of 5 from 14.

Lucknow Super Giants roped Mark Wood in IPL 2022 Auction for INR 7.50 crores and retained him ahead of the IPL 2023 Auction.

Mark Wood IPL Career

On 28 January 2018, Wood was bought by Chennai Super Kings for INR 1.5 crores (~£160,000) for the 2018 IPL season.

In February 2022, he was bought by the Lucknow Super Giants in the auction for the 2022 Indian Premier League tournament. However, he was ruled out of the tournament due to an elbow injury where Andrew Tye was named as his replacement.

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