Tim Bresnan

  • 3rd ODI: England defeat West Indies by 25 runs, clinch series 2-1 March 6, 2014

    Joe Root completed his first one-day international century to help guide England to a 25-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday in the deciding match of their three-game series in Antigua. Root made 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists compile an imposing total of 303 for six after opener...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI January 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer in Sydney...
  • Ashes: Australia on course in chase of 231 December 28, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia were chasing 201 runs to win the fourth Ashes Test and take a 4-0 series lead after a stunning English batting collapse on a chaotic third day's play in Melbourne on Saturday. Spinner Nathan Lyon and pacer Mitchell Johnson spearheaded a rousing Australian fightback after trailing by 51...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test, Day 3 December 28, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of averting...
  • 4th Ashes Test: Pacers give England honours on Day 2 December 27, 2013

    Melbourne: England strangled Australia's batting to seize control of the fourth Ashes Test on a low-scoring second day at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Friday. The beleaguered tourists, with the Ashes already lost, boosted their chances of averting a 5-0 series clean sweep with a rare rewarding day in the...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th Test Day 2 December 27, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Kevin Pietersen played a cautious out-of-character innings and lived a charmed life as English wickets clattered around him on day one of the dead-rubber fourth Ashes Test against Australia. Pietersen, under fire for his unproductive batting in England's troubled series,...
  • As it happened: 3rd Ashes Test, Day 1 December 13, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Australia won the toss and elected to bat. Australia look poised to seal one of the great turnarounds in Ashes history needing to win just one more Test to take a series-winning 3-0 lead. The Aussies went into the Test series...
  • Fit Clarke savours rare continuity in Adelaide December 4, 2013

    Adelaide: Australia captain Michael Clarke has declared himself fit to face England in the second Ashes Test and is relishing the opportunity to lead out the same 11 players in back-to-back matches for the first time in a year. Clarke skipped training on Tuesday after rolling his right ankle the day...
  • Tim Bresnan fit and ready to fire for England December 3, 2013

    London: The Adelaide Oval is a tough place for seamers, let alone one returning from a stress fracture in his back, but England's Tim Bresnan is ready to handle the workload if selected for this week's second Ashes Test. The bowling allrounder was called into the Test squad on Monday after...
  • Bresnan called into England squad for Adelaide Test December 2, 2013

    Sydney: Bowling allrounder Tim Bresnan was called into the England squad for the Ashes series on Monday and will be available for the second Test against Australia in Adelaide this week. Bresnan, who suffered a stress fracture in his back which ruled him out of the final Test of the first...
  • Tim Bresnan might be fit for Ashes opener: Alastair Cook October 26, 2013

    Sydney: England captain Alastair Cook is cautiously optimistic that all-rounder Tim Bresnan could be fit for first Test of the return Ashes series next month, he told reporters in Perth on Saturday. Bresnan travelled to Australia with the squad, which will be completed when Kevin Pietersen arrives on Sunday, despite suffering...
  • Uncapped duo in England squad for fifth Ashes Test August 18, 2013

    London: England have included the uncapped duo of Warwickshire allrounder Chris Woakes and Lancashire left-arm spinner Simon Kerrigan in a 14-man squad announced on Sunday for next week's fifth and final Ashes Test against Australia at The Oval. Woakes, already a one-day international, was brought in after pace bowling allrounder...
  • Tim Bresnan ruled out of final Ashes Test, ODIs August 16, 2013

    b>London: England pace bowler Tim Bresnan has been ruled out for the remainder of the English season, including the final Ashes Test, with a stress fracture in his lower back. "Bresnan will begin a recovery and rehabilitation programme and a date for his return to cricket will be determined in due...
  • Tim Bresnan pep talk galvanised England, says Stuart Broad August 13, 2013

    Chester-le-Street, England: England hero Stuart Broad said a pep talk involving him and Tim Bresnan paved the way for the home team's thrilling 74-run victory over Australia in the fourth Ashes Test on Monday. The tourists, chasing a target of 299, appeared well on course for victory after David Warner (71)...
  • England vs Australia, 3rd Ashes Test, day 2: As it happened August 2, 2013

    For live updates from the match, CLICK HERE. England innings: End of day 2 - England 52 for 2: The second day of the third Ashes Test also belonged to Australia except the five-wicket-haul for Graeme Swann. England made a slow start in reply to Australia's massive total. Peter Siddle picked u[p...
  • The Ashes, 2nd Test: Root scores 178 as England take lead of 566 at stumps on Day 3 July 20, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England v Australia, 2nd Ashes Test, Day 3. England off-spinner Graeme Swann dominated a bizarre second day of the second Ashes Test with 5 for 44 as Australia were bundled out for just 128 at Lord's on Friday. But just as the tourists appeared to...
  • Dernbach added to England ODI squad as Bresnan cover May 30, 2013

    London: Seam bowler Jade Dernbach has been drafted into the England squad for the one-day international series against New Zealand, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday. The 27-year-old Surrey player will provide cover for Tim Bresnan, whose wife is due to give birth. "Jade Dernbach has...
  • England squad for first Test announced, Bresnan, Swann recalled May 11, 2013

    London: Graeme Swann and Tim Bresnan have both been recalled by England in a 12-man squad announced Saturday for next week's first Test against New Zealand at Lord's following their respective recoveries from elbow surgery. Off-spinner Swann and seamer Bresnan both last played Test cricket in the series-clinching win over...
  • Swann, Bresnan back after injury for England in Champions Trophy May 3, 2013

    London: Offspinner Graeme Swann has been called up by England for next month's Champions Trophy after making his recovery from an elbow injury that ruled him out of the recent tour of New Zealand. Pacer Tim Bresnan is also in the 15-man squad following his comeback from a similar injury, with...
  • England's Tim Bresnan off to USA for surgery February 7, 2013

    London: England allrounder Tim Bresnan's participation in the Ashes is shrouded in doubt after it was revealed on Thursday that he will fly to the USA in the next fortnight for elbow surgery. It will be the second operation that Bresnan, 27, will undergo in 14 months following surgery in...
  • Bell's ton propels England to victory January 27, 2013

    Dharamsala: Riding on Ian Bell's unbeaten 113, England beat India by seven wickets in the fifth and final one-dayer here on Sunday. Having taken an unassailable lead over the visitors, India clinch the five-match series 3-2. England got off to a solid start with the openers (Bell, Alastair Cook) putting up...
  • Woakes replaces Bresnan in England Test January 24, 2013

    London: Warwickshire fast bowler Chris Woakes has earned his maiden call-up to England’s Test team as the selectors chose to assess Tim Bresnan’s elbow for the upcoming tour of New Zealand. Dropped from the 15-man squad named by the England selectors on Thursday was allrounder Samit Patel, who failed to...
  • 3rd ODI: Bowlers, Kohli give India 2-1 lead January 20, 2013

    Ranchi: After the bowlers dismissed England for 155, Virat Kohli’s breezy 79-ball 77 helped India overhaul the target in just 28.1 overs at the newly constructed HEC International Stadium in Ranchi on Saturday. With this seven-wicket win, India took a 2-1 lead in the five-match ODI series. As in the...
  • Clarke, Smith praise just-retired Strauss August 30, 2012

    London: England captain Andrew Strauss announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect on Wednesday. Following is a selection of tributes from his fellow players: Australia captain Michael Clarke on Twitter: "Big congratulations to Andrew Strauss on a great career. Still is a very good player and a lovely man....
  • 1st Test: South Africa in charge over England July 21, 2012

    London: Hashim Amla and Graeme Smith hit centuries as South Africa wiped out England's lead in the first Test at The Oval on Saturday by closing on 403 for 2 - 18 runs in front. Amla was 183 not out, with 22 fours from 369 balls, while captain Smith made 131...
  • Career-best rankings for Bresnan, Samuels May 29, 2012

    Dubai: Tim Bresnan, the England allrounder, and West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels have climbed to career-best ICC rankings after the end of the second Test at Trent Bridge. Bresnan took a match haul of 8 for 41 and scored a vital 39 in England’s nine-wicket win over West Indies, beating...