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Tim Murtagh

Key facts

Full Name: Timothy James Murtagh
Born: August 2 1981 , London
County: Middlesex
Other teams: Surrey
Batting Style: Left-hand bat
Bowling Style: Right-arm fast-medium

Biography

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 is quick in the field and patrols the boundary with great success. He had to lead the 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 contract at the end of the season.Murtagh proved hi...

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