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Luke Wright becomes leading run-scorer in history of domestic T20

Luke Wright has become the leading run-scorer in the history of English domestic T20 cricket.

His 26 runs against Middlesex in Friday night’s Vitality Blast saw the 34-year-old overtake Kent Spitfire’s Joe Denly.

Luke has now scored 3940 runs in a 144-match career that has spanned 15 seasons. Every one of those runs has been scored in a Sussex Sharks shirt. His strike-rate of 151.35 is the highest of anyone in the top 49 run-scorers in domestic T20 history.

The Sussex Sharks T20 captain has scored made more than 50 runs in an innings on 29 occasions, more than anyone else.

He has scored five hundreds and his top-score of 153 not out is the third-highest individual score in domestic T20 cricket.

The Sussex Sharks squad now contains both the leading run-scorer and leading wicket-taker in the history of domestic English.