Marcus Trescothick is a left handed batsman and right arm medium bowler as well as an occasional wicketkeeper in the England cricket team. The other team he has played for is Somerset.
Marcus Trescothick participated in his first One day International on 8th July 2000 at the Oval against Zimbabwe. He was the opening batsman and scored 79 runs in 102 deliveries inclusive of 7 boundaries. This match was won by Zimbabwe by 5 wickets with 10 deliveries remaining. He played his first Test match from 3rd to 7th August 2000 at Manchester (Old Trafford) and the opponent was West Indies. In the 1st innings, he was assigned the No. 2 batting spot where he scored 66 runs (including 1 sixer and 6 fours) in 163 balls. In the 2nd innings, he bowled 1 over in which 2 runs were scored. He remained unbeaten on 38 (6 fours) in 101 deliveries. The result of this match was a draw.
Marcus Trescothick amassed 5825 runs in 76 matches at a batting average of 43.79 and a batting strike rate of 54.51. His highest score was 219 and he clobbered 14 centuries, 29 half centuries, 831 boundaries and 42 sixers. He also took 95 catches. In the 123 One day Internationals that he played, he smashed 4335 runs at a batting strike rate of 85.21 and batting average of 37.37. He recorded 41 sixers, 528 boundaries, 21 fifties and 12 hundreds and took 49 catches.