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Marcus Trescothick
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Personal information
Full name Marcus Edward Trescothick
Born 25 December 1975 (1975-12-25) (age 41)
Keynsham, England
Nickname Tresco, Banger
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Batting style Left-hand
Bowling style Right-arm medium
Role Opener, occasional wicket-keeper
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 603) 3 August 2000 v West Indies
Last Test 17 August 2006 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 158) 8 July 2000 v Zimbabwe
Last ODI 28 August 2006 v Pakistan
ODI shirt no. 23
Domestic team information
Years Team
1993–present Somerset (squad no. 2)
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 76 123 310 364
Runs scored 5,825 4,335 21,064 11,985
Batting average 43.79 37.37 41.79 37.45
100s/50s 14/29 12/21 51/104 28/61
Top score 219 137 284 184
Balls bowled 300 232 2,704 2,010
Wickets 1 4 36 57
Bowling average 155.00 54.75 43.08 28.84
5 wickets in innings 0 0 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 n/a 0 n/a
Best bowling 1/34 2/7 4/36 4/50
Catches/stumpings 95/– 49/– 426/– 143/-
Source: CricketArchive, 27 September 2013

Marcus Edward Trescothick, MBE (born 25 December 1975 in Keynsham, Somerset) is an English cricketer. He plays first-class cricket for Somerset County Cricket Club, and represented England in 76 Test matches and 123 One Day Internationals. A left-handed opening batsman, he made his first-class debut for Somerset in 1993 and quickly established himself as a regular member of the team. Trescothick made his One Day International (ODI) debut seven years later, against Zimbabwe in July 2000. His Test debut, against the West Indies, followed in August. Although former England captain Nasser Hussain likened Trescothick's build and batting temperament to that of Graham Gooch, his stroke play is more reminiscent of David Gower. As an aggressive opener, he holds the record for the most ODI centuries of any English player, and for the fastest half-century in English Twenty20 cricket. Trescothick is also an accomplished slip fielder and occasional right-handed medium pace bowler who has kept wicket for England in five ODIs, and deputised as England captain for two Test matches and ten ODIs.

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