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Tim Ambrose

Key facts

Full Name: Timothy Raymond Ambrose
Born: December 1 1982 , Newcastle, New South Wales
Country: England
County: Warwickshire
Other teams: Sussex, England Lions
Test debut: New Zealand v England, Hamilton, Mar 5-9 2008
ODI debut: England v New Zealand, Chester-le-Street, June 15 2008
T20 debut: England v New Zealand, Old Trafford, June 13 2008
Batting Style: Right-hand bat

Biography

A diminutive right-handed batsman and wicketkeeper, Ambrose shot to prominence in 2007 when his excellent season was complemented by a career-best 251 not out against Worcestershire. He started his career at Sussex in 2001 before moving to Warwickshire five years later. Ambrose had proved solid, if unspectacular, prior to 2007, but that did not stop him earning an England call-up for the tour of New Zealand the following year. A half-century on debut was followed up by Ambrose striking a hundred in his second Test, but, with his future seemingly bright, things went awry thereafter. ...

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