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Tim Murtagh

Key facts

Full Name: Timothy James Murtagh
Born: August 2 1981 , London
Country: Ireland
County: Middlesex
Other teams: Surrey
ODI debut: Ireland v Australia, Belfast, June 23 2012
T20 debut: Ireland v Bangladesh, Belfast, July 21 2012
Batting Style: Left-hand batsman
Bowling Style: Right-arm medium-fast

Biography

An Ireland seamer who has made his name as a consistent wicket-taker with the new ball for Middlesex. Murtagh played for England at the Under-19 World Cup in 2000, where he showed great promise. Predominantly a seam bowler, he has worked hard on his batting and is turning into a useful lower-order player. In 2004 he provided a couple of rescue acts when Surrey were left needing runs, including a score of 74. He had to lead the Surrey attack on several occasions in 2005 after injuries to some of the more senior bowlers, a role he coped with admirably, and he signed a new two-year cont...

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