The forgotten hero calls it a day-The Trescothick
Posted by seshdotcom on March 22, 2008
Prologue:Marcus Edward Trescothick is One of the Finest of openers that England has ever Produced his Opening Partnerships with Nick Knight has given Nightmares even to the best of the teams.His Batting took the ball to cleaners very often during that GOLDEN ERA of 2005-2006 season when he was prolific. Tresco was more or less a replica of Gower in his shots like driving with ease through the covers and cutting through Point and a Sudden hit Straight down the Ground..
Wispy Period:His career went through a rough Patch when he visited India he suffered from severe Mental illness and personal problems and citing reasons of virus he returned to England breaking the tour.But his return in 2006 was with abang of 106 versus the Touring Srilankans.But again he suffered from stress related Illness which made him miss the 2006-2007 Ashes which may have turned Englands way atleast by an draw in that 5-0
Abject Defeat.by March 2008 he annaounced his retirement from International Career although he will continue playing Domestic Matches for Somerset
A review of Domestic Season:He was one of the Swiftest timers of the kookabura not of a Swashbuckling type he with WOOD has guided Somerset to many good Starts which makes him one of the Most respected batsman by the Greats like Gatting,Woolmer.
ASHES 2005: One has to say that this was the time when he got meaning for his birth what a Subtle batsman he is none of them could grasp his techniques.He was awarded the Wisden cricketer of the year 05 Followed by the English chivalry Award MBE(British empire medal)for his astounding 431 runs and some Bedazing catches in the Slip.