Chris Old Height, Age, Net Worth, House, Affairs, Biography

Chris Old was 6 feet 3, athletic and accurate with his seamers, possessing a venomous late out-swinger. He played second — nay, the third — fiddle to Bob Willis and Ian Botham in the England pace bowling line-up, but could be as potent and deadly as the two more illustrious names.

Chris Old
In fact his 143 wickets for England came at 28 in spite of a spate of injuries to his leg and back is testimony to his class. It was his 5 for 21 that wrecked the Indians alongside Geoff Arnold when they were bowled out for 42 in 1974. In 1978, he captured 4 wickets off 5 balls at Edgbaston against the Pakistanis. A successor in the Yorkshire bowling line-up after Fred Trueman called it a day, Old did much that his great predecessor could be proud of.

He was a fine batsman as well, with 6 First-Class hundreds constructed with left-handed biffing. At Edgbaston, in 1977, he hammered the third-fastest hundred of all time, off just 72 balls, reaching his second fifty in just 9 minutes. He played a major role with bat a few times in Test cricket as well. In Calcutta, his 52 and 5 wickets was one of the reasons for England’s win in 1976-77. At Headingley, in 1981, he was one of the late order partners of Ian Botham as he hit 29 and helped him add 67 on the way to that incredible win.

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In the England-India 1975 World Cup encounter made infamous by Sunil Gavaskar’s 36 not out, Old slammed 4 fours and 2 sixes in a whirlwind 51 not out from 40 balls and then bowled 12 overs to finish with 1 for 26.

Chris Old Height, Age, Net Worth and Biography

Chris Old Biography 
Born Name Chris Old
Nick NameChris Old
Age (as in 2017)68 year
Profession Cricketer
International DebutTest Debut: India v England at Eden Gardens, Kolkata, December 30, 1972
Last Test: England v Australia at Edgbaston, Birmingham, July 30, 1981
Coach/MentorNot known
Jersey NumberNot known
Domestic/State TeamsNot known
Batting StyleLeft-hand bat
Bowling StyleRight-arm fast-medium
Nature on fieldNot known
Likes to play againstNot known
Records/Achievements (main ones)Not known
Personal Life
Date of Birth22-12-1948
Age (as in 2017)68 year
Birth PlaceMiddlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Not known
Profile ImageChris Old
SchoolNot known
UniversityNot known
Educational QualificationsNot known
Net Worth & Salary (approx.)
SalaryNot known
Net WorthNot known
Contact Address
AddressMiddlesbrough, Yorkshire, England
Phone/Mobile NumberNot known
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