Picture of Chris Tremlett

Chris Tremlett

Batting style:
Right Handed bat
Bowling style:
Right-arm medium fast
Played for:
England, England Academy, England A, England XI, Hampshire, Hampshire Cricket Board, Surrey, England Under-19, Sydney Sixers
Roles played:
Home country:
September 02, 1981, Hampshire


When you think about this giant-sized bowler from England, the first thing that comes to mind is not wickets but unfortunately, injuries. An impressive seamer who hails from a family lineage that is rooted in cricket, Tremlett’s career has been fizzling out in recent times as he has failed to deliver to the potential he once displayed.

The speedster from Hampshire made a name for himself by using his height; hitting the deck hard and getting a lot of bounce out of most surfaces. A product of England’s National Academy, Tremlett made his first-class debut against New Zealand A in 2000 and impressed straight away by picking up a wicket off the first ball and ending with figures of 4 for 16. After 5 years of hard work at the domestic arena which lead to a string of impressive performances for his county, the pace bowler made his ODI debut for England in 2005 and got close to taking a hat-trick against Bangladesh. Tremlett earned a place in the tour to Pakistan later in the same year but a hamstring injury spoilt his chances of making it. He had to wait until 2007 to make his Test debut which came against India. The tour turned out to be a success for England but a disaster for the bowler as he ended it with a back injury. Tremlett finally made his way back into national reckoning after three long years for the 2010 Ashes tour and immediately impressed. 

Fast Facts

  • Chris Tremlett won the ‘NBC Denis Compton Award’ in 2000 and 2001.
  • He became the sixth English player to take a 4-wicket haul on ODI debut.
  • Tremlett took a wicket with his first ball in first-class cricket.
  • His grandfather, Maurice, played cricket for England in 1940s.
  • Tremlett is one of the tallest players in international cricket at 6 foot 7 inches.


  Matches Innings Runs NO Avg. SR 100's 50's HS
Test 12 15 113 4 10.27 37.79 0 0 25*
ODI 15 11 50 4 7.14 56.17 0 0 19*
T20 1 0 0 - 0.00 0 0
  Matches Innings Balls Runs Wickets BBI BBM Avg. Econ. 4w 5w 10w Extras
Test 12 23 2902 1431 53 6/48 / 27.00 2.95 2 2 0 53
ODI 15 15 784 705 15 4/32 / 47.00 5.39 1 0 0 38
T20 1 1 24 45 2 2/45 / 22.50 11.25 0 0 0 3
  Catches Stumpings Runouts
Test 4 0 0
ODI 4 0 0


England Vs India at Lord's, London - Jul 19, 2007
Last played:
England Vs Australia at Brisbane Cricket Ground (Woolloongabba), Brisbane - Nov 21, 2013
England Vs Bangladesh at Trent Bridge, Nottingham - Jun 21, 2005
Last played:
England Vs Sri Lanka at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo - Mar 26, 2011
England Vs India at Kingsmead, Durban - Sep 19, 2007
Last played:
England Vs India at Kingsmead, Durban - Sep 19, 2007