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Yorkshire benefit award for England all-rounder Tim Bresnan
11:25am Thursday 12th September 2013 in Sport
ENGLAND all-rounder Tim Bresnan has been granted a benefit year by Yorkshire.
The Pontefract-born seamer, who helped England win the Ashes against Australia this summer, first played for Yorkshire at senior level in 2001, becoming the youngest player in 20 years to debut for the White Rose.
Bresnan has taken 67 wickets in 21 Tests at an average of just over 32 and in one-day internationals has taken 94 wickets in 76 matches.
With the bat, he averages just over 30 at the highest level of the game, with a top score of 91.
For Yorkshire, in first-class matches, he has taken 261 wickets in 95 outings.
Bresnan becomes the first Yorkshire beneficiary since Gerard Brophy in 2011.
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