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Marcus Trescothick

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Full Name: Marcus Edward Trescothick
Born: December 25 1975 , Keynsham, Somerset
Country: England
County: Somerset
Test debut: England v West Indies, Old Trafford, August 3-7 2000
ODI debut: England v Zimbabwe, The Oval, July 8 2000
T20 debut: England v Australia, Southampton, June 13 2005
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium


One of the best batsmen of his generation, Trescothick will undoubtedly go down as one of England’s finest players. Despite displaying little foot movement, the opener’s fantastic eye and ability to time the ball helped him become one of the world’s leading stars. Trescothick is adept at playing both spin and pace equally well and is known for being brutal on deliveries outside off stump in particular. Yet the Somerset man’s initial call-up to the England squad came as something of a surprise, as it was not a reflection of his form at the time. In 1999, Trescothick struck a sparklin...

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