Chris Tremlett

Country: England
Born: September 02, 1981, Southampton, Hampshire
Height: 6ft 7in
Batting Style: Right hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right arm Medium fast
Playing role: Bowler

Chris Tremlett Bio

Christopher Timothy Tremlett, known as Chris Tremlett, was an English cricket player who made a significant impact in the sport during his career. Standing at an imposing 6ft 7in, Tremlett possessed all the qualities of a world-class fast bowler, including immense pace, bounce, and accuracy. However, his lack of resilience and frequent injuries hindered him from achieving a truly outstanding Test career.

Born into a cricketing family, with his father Tim Tremlett being a former Hampshire seamer and his grandfather Maurice playing for Somerset and England in the 1940s and 50s, Tremlett’s passion for the sport was evident from an early age. He began his cricket journey by impressing for Hampshire and subsequently earning a place in England’s Under-19 tour of India in 2000-01. He also became part of the first intake of Rod Marsh’s academy in 2001-02.

Tremlett’s talent soon caught the attention of selectors, and he made his ODI debut against Bangladesh in 2005, claiming four wickets in his very first appearance. However, despite showing promise, he struggled to maintain consistency in the limited-overs format. Over the course of his career, he played 15 ODIs and one T20, and claimed a total of 15 wickets.

His Test debut came against India at Lord’s in 2007, where he impressed with his pace and bounce, troubling the renowned Indian batting lineup. However, his subsequent international career was marred by a series of injuries and inconsistency. Tremlett struggled with the physical demands of professional cricket and was often unable to perform at his best when most needed. As a result, he played a total of 12 Tests for England, with his most notable contribution coming during the 2010-11 Ashes series in Australia.

During the 2010-11 Ashes series, Tremlett played a crucial role in England’s historic victory, collecting 17 wickets in just three matches. His impressive performance Down Under helped England secure an Ashes series win in Australia after 24 long years. Throughout the series, Tremlett demonstrated his ability to dismiss batsmen with his pace and accuracy, often making the ball bounce uncomfortably for the opposing team.

Unfortunately, injuries continued to plague Tremlett’s career, and he struggled to maintain his place in the England squad. Despite occasional comebacks, his international career was cut short, and he announced his retirement in 2015 due to the inability of his body to withstand the rigors of professional cricket any longer.

Outside of international cricket, Tremlett had a successful first-class career representing Hampshire and later Surrey. Over 146 matches, he amassed 459 wickets at an average of 28.66. He also claimed 180 wickets in List A matches and 75 wickets in T20 cricket.

Despite his career being curtailed by injuries, Chris Tremlett will be remembered for his contributions to England’s Ashes victory in 2010-11. His towering presence, fierce pace, and ability to trouble the best batsmen ensured he left an indelible mark on the game of cricket.

Chris Tremlett Career Stats

Chris Tremlett Batting Stats

Batting Matches Innings Nos Runs High Score Ave BF SR 100s 50s 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 12 15 4 113 25* 10.27 299 37.79 0 0 12 0 4 0
T20Is 1 - - - - - - - - - - - 0 0
ODIs 15 11 4 50 19* 7.14 89 56.17 0 0 2 2 4 0
FC 146 183 45 2462 90 17.84 - - 0 10 - - 38 0
List A 133 83 27 563 38* 10.05 - - 0 0 - - 27 0
T20s 59 22 11 100 13 9.09 95 105.26 0 0 4 3 5 0

Chris Tremlett Bowling Stats

Bowling Matches Innings Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
Tests 12 23 2902 1431 53 6/48 8/150 27 2.95 54.7 2 2 0
T20Is 1 1 24 45 2 2/45 2/45 22.5 11.25 12 0 0 0
ODIs 15 15 784 705 15 4/32 4/32 47 5.39 52.2 1 0 0
FC 146 - 25154 13158 459 8/96 - 28.66 3.13 54.8 - 13 0
List A 133 - 6129 5002 180 4/25 4/25 27.78 4.89 34 6 0 0
T20s 59 59 1187 1452 75 4/16 4/16 19.36 7.33 15.8 2 0 0

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