All-rounder Tim Bresnan signs a two-year contract with Warwickshire

All-rounder Tim Bresnan has signed a two-year contract with Warwickshire. With this move, Bresnan will be expected to play for the side in the English County Championship. Bresnan’s contract will see him play till end of 2022 season. According to England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Bresnan is on a loan deal that will cover the 2020 season that begins from 1st August.

His departure from Yorkshire will see him end his 19-year association with the county side. He made his first-class debut for Yorkshire in 2003. All-rounder was instrumental in helping Yorkshire win consecutive trophies in 2014 and 2015. In 2016, Tim Bresnan won Yorkshire’s Player of the Season.

During time at Yorkshire, Tim Bresnan played 199 first-class matches and picked up 577 wickets. In List A cricket, he played 173 matches and claimed 315 wickets. In the past five years, Bresnan proved to be capable player with the bat and has scored six centuries in first-class cricket. In the List A cricket, Tim Bresnan has scored more 3500 runs.

Tim Bresnan clearly said that he was delighted to such a prestigious county side like Warwickshire. He always has enjoyed playing at Edgbaston Cricket Ground while representing England in different formats.

Bresnan said that he did some productive chats with Paul Farbrace in terms of how to take the club forward and how he can bring value to the side.

Due to Bresnan’s winning contributions for Yorkshire, Warwickshire Head Coach Paul Farbrace clearly wanted a player who can deliver the goods in all three formats.

With the multiple trophies to his name, Tim Bresnan certainly knows how to perform in crunch situations and succeed at the highest level.  Farbrace said that Bresnan has the ability to bowl well at the back end of the innings. He also can deliver crucial runs with the bat in the 50-over format.

At the international stage, Bresnan has played 142 matches for England across all three formats. He was part of the squad that lifted the T20 World Cup in the Caribbean in 2010. To add to that, he has two Ashes victories (2011 and 2013) to his name.

With a relatively inexperienced side, Tim Bresnan will definitely provide value and experience with bat and ball.