Tremlett delighted to be in contention for comeback in third Ashes Test

London, July 29 (ANI): Tall England bowler Chris Tremlett is happy to have brought himself into contention for a place in the Old Trafford Test despite struggling with injury, and is desperate for another taste of Ashes glory.

According to the Mirror, the man who sealed England's 3-1 Ashes win Down Under in 2011, when he bowled Michael Beer in Sydney, said the chance to do something similar this summer has been his main motivation on his return from injury.

Back and then knee problems that both needed surgery have kept Tremlett out of the international scene for the past 18 months, the report said.

However, the report added that a sustained spell of cricket for Surrey, followed by an impressive couple of net sessions with the team ahead of the second Test, was enough to put him back in the mix for selection. (ANI)

--

Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.

Matches

  • No live matches are in progress.
    • Team flag for South Africa vs. Team flag for New ZealandNZSA
      2nd Test
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Centurion, South Africa
      New Zealand in South Afric...
    • Team flag for England vs. Team flag for PakistanPAKENG
      2nd ODI
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      London, England
      Pakistan in England ODI Se...
    • Team flag for West Indies vs. Team flag for IndiaINDWI
      1st T20I
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Sat, Aug 27, 2016
      Lauderhill, Florida, Usa
      India vs West Indies T20 S...