James Tredwell Biography
James Tredwell is an off-break bowler who made his List A debut for Kent in the year 2000 against Worcestershire and was subsequently included in the First-Class squad the following year. He made his First-Class debut against Leicestershire in 2001. His T20 debut followed the next season against Hampshire.
Tredwell had a prolific 2007 season, which included his maiden First-Class century against Yorkshire and also a six-wicket haul against Surrey. During the 2008-09 season, he claimed an eight wicket haul against Glamorgan. He also finished the season as the second highest wicket-taker in the second-division of the county championship with 69 wickets at an average of 26.63. During the 2013 season, he captained Kent briefly, and was an integral part of the England squad during the ICC Champions Trophy in England. However, unable to handle the pressures of club captaincy combined with international commitments, he resigned from the role the same year in November.
He made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Bangladesh at Dhaka in March 2010, where he failed to claim a wicket and was expensive, giving away 52 runs in 10 overs. Although, he had a successful Test debut on the same tour, claiming six for 181 in the match.
In 2012, he made his Twenty20 International (T20I) debut against India at Pune and failed to claim a single wicket. However, following the retirement of Graeme Swann, he has featured consistently in the England ODI squad. He was also named the skipper of the T20I side in a game against New Zealand in 2013, but the match was abandoned due to rain.