• Stats: Marcus Trescothick’s impressive numbers in County cricket since 2007

    The left-handed batsman played his last International match way back in 2006.

    Marcus Trescothick
    Marcus Trescothick. (Photo Source: Twitter)

    More than a decade after playing his last International game, Marcus Trescothick is still amongst runs in the domestic circuit playing for his County side, Somerset. The left-handed batsman made his last International appearance way back in 2006. By then, he had scored over 10000 runs across formats, proudly owned 14 Test hundreds and 12 ODI tons in his kitty.

    But suffering from a stress-related illness forced the opener to announce retirement in 2008, at an early age of 30 restricting him to Somerset for the remaining part of his career. At 41, the opening batsman still turns up for Somerset and puts out his best on the field. In the recently concluded game against Warwickshire, the opener scored an unbeaten 119 in the 2nd innings which happened to be his 50th century in the County Championship.

    A total of 52 players have amassed 50 and more hundreds in the County Championship but none except Trescothick after making their debut in the 1990s. The former England cricketer made his County debut in the 1993 season. He scored only ten centuries in the 102 County games he played till 2006 but scored 40 centuries in just 160 matches since 2007, since his last International game.

    Most centuries by a player in County Championship since the start of 2007:

    Most fifty-plus scores by a player in County Championship since the start of 2007:

    In this period, no other player has scored more than 30 tons with his Somerset mate James Hildreth and Chris Rogers scoring 30 centuries each in the County cricket standing next to Trescothick. He scored a total of 12876 runs in these 11 seasons, 2000 runs more than the nearest competitor. Though playing more games in the competition in these 11 years helped Trescothick to rank at the top, his average of 50.49 also indicates consistency.

    Most runs by a player in County Championship since the start of 2007:

    Trescothick’s numbers are complete opposite before and after his last International appearance for England as scored 5232 runs in his first 14 seasons in the competition at an average of just 31.27 scoring a fifty every 4.57 innings compared to that of 2.79 in last 11 seasons.

    (Stats as on September 11, 2017)