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Luke Wright to take up short-term role on New Zealand coaching staff

Former England all-rounder Luke Wright will join New Zealand’s coaching staff on a short-term basis later this summer.Wright was part of Paul Collingwood’s T20 World Cup-winning side in 2010 and played 101 white-ball internationals for his country.The 37-year-old still holds a limited-overs contract at Sussex but has agreed to assist the Black Caps’ backroom team during their one-day trips to Ireland, Scotland and Holland.“Luke will offer in-depth knowledge of the conditions in the UK and his vast experiences in T20 cricket all around the world,” said head coach Gary Stead.“The fourth coach is a role we’ve used in the past...
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Sussex: Luke Wright to stand down as T20 skipper

Luke Wright is to stand down as Sussex Sharks' T20 Blast captain ahead of the new season. Wright has held the job for seven years but now wants to focus on his own game. The 37-year-old led Sussex 104 times in T20 matches and twice led the county to finals day in 2018 and 2021.
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Luke Wright and Alex Hales star in T20 Blast wins

Luke Wright marked his entrance to the Vitality Blast campaign with a stunning 75 off 44 balls as Sussex Sharks made it three wins from three with a seven-wicket victory over Essex Eagles in Chelmsford. The Blast’s all-time leading run-scorer missed the opening two rounds after splitting the webbing in...
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Poem of the month: Now All That Shined Is Shit by Luke Wright

Some felon’s sunk my sovereign sun inside his cloudy keks. and given me the slip. Today is doctor’s waiting rooms. and dog shit on the dance floor. Today my heartache clings. to me like burs, and everyone’s an anti-vaxxer, a queue of cars. behind a tractor. O, today I’m thatch,...
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