BBC UK – Former England batsman Jonathan Trott is to retire at the end of the season.

Summary

  • Former England batsman Jonathan Trott is to retire at the end of the season.
  • Trott, who was born in South Africa, made his Test debut for England in 2009 against Australia and was a mainstay of the side for more than four years.
  • Ashley Giles, sport director at Warwickshire, said Trott would be remembered as one the greatest batsmen to have played for Warwickshire and England in the 21st century.
  • “He made an immediate impact upon arrival at Edgbaston by scoring such a high volume of runs, and he has gone on to be part of one of the most successful periods in the club’s history, with five major trophies won across all formats,” the former England spinner added.
  • “At international level, he played a major role in one of the best England teams of the last 50 years; a team that went top of the world rankings, but which also won the Ashes in Australia for the first time in 25 years.


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