Who is CSK cricketer Richard Gleeson, bio, age, height, wife, IPL salary, bowling speed and stats record

Who is CSK cricketer Richard Gleeson, bio, age, height, wife, IPL salary, bowling speed and stats record

Here is all you need to know about English cricketer Richard Gleeson including his age, height, speed, bio and more 

Richard Gleeson, an English pacer, has taken Devon Conway’s place in the Chennai Super Kings starting lineup. The 2024 IPL opener for New Zealand was sidelined by an injury.

Gleeson’s arrival will improve CSK’s bowling attack. The right-arm bowler has taken nine wickets in six Twenty20 Internationals for England. Here is all you need to know about the Englishman.

Who is CSK English cricketer Richard Gleeson, bio, age, height, IPL salary, bowling speed and stats record

Richard Gleeson is an English cricketer who was born on 2 December 1987 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. His height stands at 6 feet 1 inch and he can bowl persistently in the 130-140 kmph reigion.

A look at Richard Gleeson’s career so far

The 36-year-old right-handed batsman and Right-arm fast-medium bowler plays for Lancashire in domestic cricket. In July 2022, he made his cricket debut for England on the international scene.

The player made his Northamptonshire first-class debut on August 15, 2015, against the Australians, and his List A debut in the Royal London One-Day Cup on June 8, 2016, against Lancashire.

He had before appeared for the side on a match-by-match basis while also doing his full-time job as a Lancashire Cricket Board coach in cricket clubs and schools. In July 2016, he signed a three-year contract with Northants.

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The English player made a commitment to play Twenty20 cricket with the Rangpur Riders in the 2016 Bangladesh Premier League. He relocated to Lancashire from Northamptonshire at the conclusion of the 2018 campaign.

For the One Day International (ODI) series against Ireland, he was announced as one of three reserve players in England’s team after being included in the 24-man roster on 9 July 2020.

In the 2022 T20 Blast on May 29, 2022, Gleeson overcame the Worcestershire Rapids 5/33 to record his first-ever five-wicket performance in Twenty20 cricket.  In July 2022, the 36-year-old was selected for the Twenty20 International (T20I) team representing England against India in their home series.

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In his T20I debut on July 9, 2022, he took wickets of top players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Rishabh Pant for England against India, ending with statistics of 3/15.

Gleeson has nine wickets to his name and has apparead in six Twenty20 Internationals for England. Additionally, he has also claimed 101 wickets in 90 T20 matches while playing.

Richard Gleeson’s wife

Richard Gleeson is married to Laura Gleeson. The two have welcomed two kids togther.

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What is Richard Gleeson’s IPL Salary?

Richard Gleeson’s IPL Salary is INR 50 lakh.

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