Mark Watt

Country: Scotland
Born: July 29, 1996, Eastern General Hospital, Edinburgh
Batting Style: Left hand Bat
Bowling Style: Slow Left arm Orthodox
Playing role: Bowler

Mark Watt Bio

Mark Robert James Watt is a talented cricket player hailing from Scotland. Born on March 13, 1996, Watt made his international debut in 2015 and has since gained recognition for his impressive bowling skills.

It was in 2017 that Watt truly made his mark in the cricketing world. During a T20I match against Netherlands in Dubai, he showcased his prowess by taking five wickets. Displaying his ability to change the course of a game, he dismantled the Dutch batting lineup, reducing them from 82 for 4 to a mere 100 all out. This remarkable achievement earned him well-deserved attention and praise.

Later that same year, Watt played a crucial role in Scotland’s historic victory against England in an ODI match. His contribution was significant, as it was the first time that Scotland emerged victorious against their neighbors. This milestone win solidified Watt’s position in the national team and boosted his confidence to perform at his best.

In 2017, Watt seized an opportunity with Lancashire, a prominent English county cricket team. Although he only managed to take one wicket in four matches, the experience gained was invaluable for his growth as a player. It provided him with the necessary exposure to top-level cricket and further honed his skills.

Watt’s talent shone through once again in 2019 when Scotland triumphed in the Oman Quadrangular T20I Series. In their victories over Ireland and Oman, he showcased his consistency by taking three wickets in each match. His stellar performances played a crucial role in securing the series win for Scotland.

The same year, in the T20 World Cup Qualifier held in the UAE, Watt displayed his dominance by taking an impressive 12 wickets. His exceptional bowling was instrumental in Scotland’s qualification for the T20 World Cup, which unfortunately had to be deferred to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2022, with Scotland’s charge to the ODI World Cup Qualifiers, Watt proved himself once again as an invaluable asset to the team. In matches against USA and UAE, he claimed 11 wickets, making a significant contribution towards Scotland’s success. This exceptional performance continued into 2023 when he recorded a remarkable 20 wickets in seven matches against Nepal and Namibia. Overall, Watt played a key role in Scotland’s 24 victories out of 36 games in the World Cricket League Division 2, finishing fourth on the wicket-takers’ table for that cycle with a total of 54 scalps.

Mark Robert James Watt’s commitment, talent, and consistency have firmly established him as a renowned figure in Scottish cricket. With an impressive track record and a bright future ahead, he continues to be a vital player for both his national team and Lancashire. As the 2021 T20 World Cup approaches, Watt’s abilities will undoubtedly be relied upon to propel Scotland to new heights.

Mark Watt Career Stats

Mark Watt Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 58 24 10 165 31* 11.78 135 122.22 0 0 17 2 13 0
ODIs 61 40 13 522 47 19.33 631 82.72 0 0 45 7 16 0
FC 12 13 3 257 81* 25.7 467 55.03 0 2 31 3 4 0
List A 89 55 14 656 47 16 789 83.14 0 0 50 13 24 0
T20s 97 37 14 237 31* 10.3 208 113.94 0 0 22 5 20 0

Mark Watt Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T20Is 58 56 1218 1407 69 5/27 5/27 20.39 6.93 17.6 1 1 0
ODIs 61 60 3190 2192 89 5/33 5/33 24.62 4.12 35.8 3 1 0
FC 12 19 2238 1137 32 5/83 9/157 35.53 3.04 69.9 1 1 0
List A 89 86 4479 3314 109 5/33 5/33 30.4 4.43 41 3 1 0
T20s 97 95 2027 2569 94 5/27 5/27 27.32 7.6 21.5 2 1 0

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