England bowling all-rounder Tim Bresnan, who had a mixed top-flight cricket picked his all-time playing XI. Interestingly, the list includes two Australian cricketers which subsequently saw making it to the list.
However, it was bizarre not to witness some of the top-notch cricketers on his all-time list. Interestingly, Bresnan inducted Adam Lyth at the top. The 30-year-old Lyth played seven Tests for England after making international debut in May 2015.
While celebrating his 33rd birthday on March 1, Bresnan revealed his all-important list. Moreover, the Lord’s twitter handle uploaded Bresnan’s 58-second video. He also draws flak over the social media platform for missing out the big names owing to the contemporary cricket
The list included current head coach of Australia Darren Lehmann alongside former speedster Mitchell Johnson. The all-rounder in the form of Lehmann was the vital cog in the middle-order for Australian fold.
Bresnan is representing English county side Yorkshire believes former England skipper Alastair Cook is the right choice at the top.
The 32-year-old left-handed opening batsman Cook is the all-time highest run-scorer for England in the Test fold.
It was somewhat shocking to see the bowler not picking some top-notch cricketers of all-time.
Bresnan believes Test skipper Joe Root will be the ideal choice at the third spot. Well, the surprise inclusion came in the form of Gary Ballance at number five spot and as a skipper. He further believes he could deliver at the sixth position.
The bowler eventually stated Steve Harmison’s hostility would make the side pretty solid alongside James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who are the new-ball partners.
Interestingly, he picked the leg-spinner, Adil Rashid, while considering the aggression in the line-up.
Bresnan made his top-flight cricket debut in 2006. He went on to feature in 85 One-day Internationals followed by 34 Twenty20 Internationals and 23 Tests. The right-arm bowler bagged 205 scalps across formats. However, he had a terrific record in the domestic fold.
The bowler has worked hard to make it to the national fold. He collected 511 wickets in 182 First-class fixtures which saw him claiming 302 wickets in 266 List-A matches.
On the other side, Bresnan played 153 T20s in which he claimed 153 wickets at an average of 25.80. He had also played for Marylebone Cricket Club before playing for Big Bash League franchise Perth Scorchers.
Watch Tim Bresnan’s complete playing XI list:
🎉 Birthday boy @timbresnan selects his personal All Time XI!
— Lord's Cricket Ground 🏏 (@HomeOfCricket) February 28, 2018
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