AFP | Up to date: September 18, 2018, 9:18 AM IST

Former England Spinner James Tredwell Calls Time on Career


Former England and Kent off-spinner James Tredwell introduced his retirement from all types of cricket on Monday.The 36-year-old didn’t play a first-team match for his native Kent this season as he tried to beat damage after surgical procedure for a continual shoulder downside.

Now he has determined to retire after a senior profession that, together with England appearances, noticed him take greater than 800 wickets in over 600 matches throughout all codecs.

Tredwell captained Kent through the 2013 season and performed two Assessments, in addition to 45 One-Day Internationals and 17 Twenty20 Internationals for England. His final worldwide sport got here in 2014 towards India in Edgbaston.

“I really feel very grateful to have been capable of symbolize each my county and my nation throughout my profession,” Tredwell advised Kent’s web site. “I’ve had some nice occasions on and off the cricket subject, however now it is time for each me and the membership to maneuver on.”

Tredwell, nevertheless, intends to stay concerned in cricket.

“I’m trying ahead to giving one thing again to the sport I like, whether or not or not it’s as an umpire or coach,” he stated. “I’ll see the place every position takes me and I’m excited by the problem forward.

“In closing although, I want to take this chance to say that it has been an honour to play for Kent all these years and I want to thank all employees, coaches, teammates and followers for his or her super assist through the years.”

Tredwell could properly have performed extra worldwide matches had not one of the best years of his profession coincided with Graeme Swann’s emergence as England’s main off-spinner.

His two Take a look at appearances got here 5 years aside, with Tredwell taking six wickets, together with 4 for 82 within the second innings and making a helpful 37 at No 10 in England’s nine-wicket win over Bangladesh at Dhaka in 2010.

Tredwell was recalled for a Take a look at towards the West Indies at Antigua in 2015 the place, as England’s lone spinner, he took 5 wickets however couldn’t take away the tail because the hosts held out for a draw.

Paying tribute to Tredwell, Kent director of cricket Paul Downton stated: “James has made an impressive contribution to Kent in all codecs all through an extremely profitable profession and I want to congratulate him on all that he has achieved.

“His dedication and loyalty to the County is admired by teammates and supporters alike – he’s additionally massively revered by his fellow professionals. The dressing room might be a really completely different place with out Treddy and I want to want him all the easiest for the long run.”

First Revealed: September 18, 2018, 9:18 AM IST


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