Category Archives: James Tredwell

Tredwell given “tremendous fillip” by Flower call

James Tredwell has revealed how an end-of-summer call from Andy Flower, the England team director, helped to convince him that his Test career was not destined to be over after just a solitary appearance. Kent’s off-spinning all-rounder received the perfect … Continue reading

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World Cup: What to make of England’s progress

England progress to the quarter-finals following South Africa’s win over Bangladesh. What? It just makes no sense – but it’s been great viewing. TWC‘s newest recruit David Currie is still trying to work out what to think… Trying to dissect … Continue reading

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How England have saved the World Cup

For a country that doesn’t like 50-over cricket, England are doing a great job of keeping the format alive. Their 18-run win over West Indies with 32 balls to go sounds tame by their standards in this tournament but it … Continue reading

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John Emburey: Serious examination needed

John Emburey, England’s leading spinner through the 1980s, tells England how it is following this year’s World Cup performance. Even if England manage to beat the West Indies in their final group match I cannot see them progressing beyond the … Continue reading

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John Emburey: England facing serious World Cup questions

Even if England manage to beat the West Indies in their final group match I cannot see them progressing beyond the quarter-finals of this World Cup. And, unless there is a remarkable turnaround in form and performance, I think that … Continue reading

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Farbrace aims to build on squad’s winter work

Kent coach Paul Farbrace hopes the county’s 20-man squad will be fresh, fit and firing on all cylinders when the players return to Canterbury for pre-season training next week. In preparation for his second season at the St Lawrence helm, … Continue reading

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Tredwell hoping to step up England career

Kent off spinner James Tredwell is hoping to be thrust into the England spotlight over the coming days and weeks as he looks to step up his involvement in the one-day international team. A potentially serious knee problem for first-choice … Continue reading

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Kent trio philosophical about 'shot to nothing'

January sales time at the IPL 4 player auction proved something of an anti-climax for cricket followers in Kent. For the first time, three county players – Joe Denly, Darren Stevens and Simon Cook – all threw their names into … Continue reading

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Tredwell ready to meet next challenge

James Tredwell believes that his breakthrough tour of Bangladesh was also the biggest test yet of his mental resolve to get to the top. The 28-year-old Kent off spinner was so “mortified” at being left out of England’s first Test … Continue reading

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Tredwell's England debut produces mixed reviews

Kent’s James Tredwell received mixed reviews after making his long-awaited England one-day international debut in the tense two- wicket win over Bangladesh in the second match of the series in Mirpur. After so many near misses, the 28-year-old off-spinner finally … Continue reading

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