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Tim Bresnan Biography

Timothy 'Tim' Thomas Bresnan is an English cricketer. He is a fast-medium bowler, as well as being respected for his ability with the bat for Yorkshire. Bresnan made his maiden first-class century in April 2007 during a County Championship match against Surrey at The Oval, beating his previous highest score of 94. During the innings, he also passed the landmark of 1,000 runs in first-class cricket. Bresnan finished the 2007 English season with 679 runs from 16 first-class matches at an average of 48.50 with three centuries. Bresnan earned his first international call-up in June 2006 when he was named in the England ODI squad to play Ireland and Sri Lanka. Bresnan made his England debut in the Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka at the Rose Bowl on 15 June 2006. Bresnan had a successful tour of Bangladesh in 2009/10. He was the leading bowler in the one-day series, with 8 wickets at 15.88. He was selected for the 2010–11 Ashes series and played in the Boxing Day Test at the MCG; he took six wickets including the final one which saw England retain the Ashes. England has only lost one Test match Tim Bresnan has played in. This includes wins in the first 13 Test matches Bresnan played in from 2009 to 2012, a draw in his 14th Test and a final loss vs South Africa on 19 July 2012.