Mark Wood is the new star of English cricket after his incredible performance in the third Test against West Indies in St Lucia.
But while everyone – apart from West Indies’ batsmen haha! – enjoyed the sight of him sending down 95mph rockets, there’s no doubt the highlight of the game came after its conclusion when Wood was handed a novelty oversized Sandals holiday voucher for his man-of-the-match performance. He was rightly reluctant to let go of his prize, to the delight of his team-mates.
Yet believe it or not this isn’t the first time Mark Wood has held something in his fast-bowling hands. Here’s a rundown of other times Mark Wood has held things.
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