Mark Ilott

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Mark Ilott
Mark Ilott 2002.jpg
Ilott in 2002
Personal information
Full nameMark Christopher Ilott
Born (1970-08-27) 27 August 1970 (age 50)
Watford, Hertfordshire
BowlingLeft-arm medium-fast
International information
National side
Test debut1 July 1993 v  Australia
Last Test26 December 1995 v  South Africa
Domestic team information
1988–2002 Essex
Career statistics
Competition Test FC List A
Runs scored282,830797
Batting average 7.0014.6612.07
Top score156056*
Balls bowled104235,3598,714
Wickets 12633232
Bowling average 45.1627.7026.39
5 wickets in innings 0271
10 wickets in match030
Best bowling3/489/195/21
Catches/stumpings 0/–54/–31/–
Source: CricInfo, 7 August 2018

Mark Christopher Ilott (born 27 August 1970) is a former English professional cricketer. [1] Ilott played his first Test in the third match of the 1993 Ashes, a match in which England gave debuts to four players (most notably Graham Thorpe), Ilott took four wickets in the match but only four more in his next two matches and was subsequently left out of the side. After an impressive 1995 season with Essex taking 78 wickets he was recalled to the side for the tour to South Africa, Ilott took 3/48 in the third Test yet was injured in the fourth Test.

Ilott enjoyed a 15 year first-class career with Essex. He was born at Watford in Hertfordshire and lives in Potters Bar.[ citation needed ] He studied at Francis Combe School and Community College. [2] Ilott's brother, Nigel played cricket for Hertfordshire.

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  1. "Mark Ilott". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 29 December 2017.
  2. Dellafiora, Paola (1 July 2009). "School reunion marks end of an era". Watford Observer. Retrieved 30 August 2019.

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