Mark Watt Full Biography


 A handy and reliable left-arm unorthodox Mark Watt has no intentions for cricket before he appeared in U-17 trials. He ended up being in the squad for the Scotland U-19 team and thus he shifted his career from football to cricket. Mark made his T20I debut in 2015 against Ireland and since then he’s been a prominent member of the squad. In Scotland’s cricket, Mark is usually known as the T20I specialist bowler of the country. He mostly bowls with flatter trajectory and aims to deceive batsman with the variations.

Mark represented Scotland in numerous victorious campaigns in the T20I World Cup against Bangladesh. He was also part of playing eleven in Scotland’s famous victory over England in a high-scoring match. Mark represented Scotland in ICC T20I World Cup 2021 which was played in UAE and Oman and registered back-to-back wins in group stage matches of the first round. He had a great bowling partnership with his teammate Hamza Tahir in T20I World Cup.

Mark Watt Basic Information 

  • Name: Mark Robert James Watt
  • Nickname: Mark
  • Role: Bowler
  • Batting Style: left-hand bat
  • Bowling Style: left-arm unorthodox

Mark Watt Physical Appearance

  • Height (approx.): 5’8″
  • Weight (approx.): 76 kg
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Brown

Personal Life of Mark Watt

  • Date of Birth: 29 July 1996
  • Age:  25 years
  • Birth Place: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Zodiac sign: Leo
  • Nationality: Scottish
  • School: N/A
  • College: Lincoln University, Edinburgh
  • Educational Qualifications: High School Graduate
  • Net Worth: $1 Million

Mark Watt Family & Religion

  • Father: N/A
  •  Mother: N/A
  • Brother: N/A
  • Sister: N/A
  • Coach/Mentor:  Shane Burger
  • Religion: Christian
  • Address: Edinburgh, Scotland

Cricket Career Of Mark Watt

  • Test: N/A
  • ODI: Scotland vs Hong Kong at Edinburgh – September 08, 2016
  • T20:  Ireland vs Scotland at Bready – June 18, 2015
  •  Jersey Number: 58
  • Domestic/State Teams:  Scotland, Scotland XI, Lancashire, Derbyshire, Highlanders, Scotland A, Scotland Under-19s
  • Nature on the field: Calm.

Batting Career

M Inn NO Runs HS Avg BF SR 100 200 50 4s 6s
ODI 33 19 8 175 31 15.91 243 72.02 0 0 0 12 3
T20I 46 19 7 104 22 8.67 89 116.85 0 0 0 11 1

Bowling Career

M Inn B Runs Wkts BBI BBM Econ Avg SR 5W 10W
ODI 33 32 1719 1183 38 4/42 4/42 4.13 31.13 45.24 0 0
T20I 46 45 1002 1164 56 5/27 5/27 6.97 20.79 17.89 1 0

 Source: Cricbuzz

Highlighted Records of Mark Watt

  • Mark Watt made his Twenty20 International debut for Scotland against Ireland in 2015.
  • In 2016, Mark took his maiden five-wicket haul in a T20I match,  with the figures of 5-27 against the Netherlands in the UAE.
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  • In 2019, he was added to Scotland’s squad for the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier in UAE.
  •  Scotland star spinner Mark Watt warned Indian skipper Virat Kohli and said that he has a few secret plans for Kohli before their clash in ICC T20I World Cup.


Mark Watt Preferences & Hobbies

  • Hobbies: watching football
  • Favorite Cricketers: Jos Buttler
  • Favorite Sportspersons: Jonathan Trott
  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Color: Purple

Mark Watt Relationship Status

  • Marital Status: unmarried
  • Wife: N/A
  • Marriage Date: N/A
  • Children: N/A

                          Mark Watt Awards and Recognitions

  • Mark posed with an award which he received from Scotland Cricket.

Controversies did by (Mark Watt  )

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Lesser-Known Facts

  • Mark was more into football before playing Professional cricket.

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