Borthwick, Tredwell combined to England Test squad

Borthwick, Tredwell combined to England Test squad


Scott Borthwick bowls on a third day, Warwickshire v Durham, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 3rd day, Apr 19, 2013

Durham legspinner Scott Borthwick and James Tredwell, a Kent offspinner, have been combined to a England Test patrol for a residue of a Ashes. The spinners were named in a patrol following Graeme Swann’s retirement from general cricket.

Borthwick is approaching to arrive in Melbourne on Monday and will be accessible for preference for a Boxing Day Test during a MCG. Tredwell will join a group during a fourth Ashes Test.

During a press discussion announcing his retirement, Swann had picked Borthwick as a destiny Test cricketer observant that a legspinner “had a bit of x-factor” and could minister with a bat.

Borthwick had poignant performances during Durham’s County Championship Division One feat progressing this year, scoring 1022 runs in 16 games – a heading run-getter for Durham – and holding 28 wickets during an normal of 38. In 59 first-class matches given his entrance for Durham in 2009, Borthwick has scored 2322 runs during an normal of 30.96 and has taken 110 wickets during 31.29.

The legspinner done his ODI entrance for England in 2011 opposite Ireland and played one some-more diversion opposite India. He has also played one Twenty20 general for England in 2011.

Although Tredwell has played only one Test – opposite Bangladesh in 2010, where he finished with compare total of 6 for 181 – a Kent offspinner has been seen as an student to Swann. He was a partial of a England Test squads on a tours to Sri Lanka in Mar 2012 and India in Dec 2012.

Tredwell played 15 of England’s 22 ODIs in 2013, holding 25 wickets during an normal of 22.36, including 11 wickets in a ODIs opposite India in Jan 2013. His altogether ODI record stands during 36 wickets from 24 ODIs.

The offspinner done his T20 entrance for England opposite India final year and has given played 7 games, including one – against New Zealand in Jun 2013 – as captain of a England side.

In 140 first-class games, Tredwell has taken 352 wickets during an normal of 35.75 and scored 3837 runs.

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