JONATHAN TROTT

  • Jonathan Trott should be dropped by England: Ian Botham 2 hours 37 minutes ago

    St. George: England bowling legend Sir Ian Botham said batsman Jonathan Trott should be left out by England for the second Test against the West Indies starting on Tuesday. Trott suffered a miserable return to Test cricket as he was dismissed for four runs in his two innings as an opener...
  • Michael Vaughan, Geoff Boycott criticise England's openers 1 week ago

    North Sound: Former England batsmen Michael Vaughan and Geoff Boycott criticised openers Jonathan Trott and Alastair Cook after the West Indies got them both out early in the first cricket Test here. Trott was out without scoring in the first over and captain Cook failed to fire, scoring just 11 runs...
  • Jonathan Trott returns to Test cricket with a duck 1 week ago

    St. John's, Antigua Jonathan Trott returned to the England side after almost 18 months away from international cricket and immediately opened the batting against the West Indies alongside captain Alastair Cook. Cook lost the toss on Monday and was asked to bat first by West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin in the...
  • Jonathan Trott expects 50th Test cap on Monday April 11, 2015

    Jonathan Trott believes his battle against depression has made him stronger and the former bedrock of England's batting lineup is confident of winning his 50th Test cap in Monday's first Test against the West Indies in Antigua. The 33-year-old has not played for England since quitting the 2013-14 Ashes Tour with...
  • Jonathan Trott could open for England in Tests against West Indies April 5, 2015

    England are hoping their long search for an opening batsman to replace former captain Andrew Strauss will end with the possible return of Jonathan Trott to their Test team for the series against the West Indies. Trott is back in the England set-up for the first time since he left the...
  • Jonathan Trott returns for England's tour of West Indies March 18, 2015

    Jonathan Trott returned to England's squad for the first time since quitting the 2013-14 Ashes Tour when he was included on Wednesday for the three-match test series in West Indies. The South Africa-born 33-year-old has not played for the senior England team since the first test in Brisbane 18 months ago,...
  • Double-ton Jonathan Trott gets Michael Vaughan backing January 14, 2015

    Johannesburg: England's Jonathan Trott completed his return to representative cricket with a double century on Wednesday as former captain Michael Vaughan backed him to make a Test comeback. Trott scored 211 not out for the second-string England Lions as their first unofficial 'Test' against South Africa A in Paarl ended in...
  • Jonathan Trott scores century for the England Lions January 14, 2015

    Johannesburg: England Lions captain Jonathan Trott scored 176 not out against South Africa A in Paarl on Tuesday in his first international appearance since November 2013. The 33-year-old South Africa-born batsman withdrew from England's Ashes tour of Australia 14 months ago due to a stress-related condition. But he returned to form with...
  • Jonathan Trott bids to revive Test career January 3, 2015

    Cape Town: Former England batsman Jonathan Trott will continue to try to revive his Test career on his first overseas tour since leaving the Ashes in Australia with stress issues just over a year ago. The 33-year-old is captain of a 15-man England Lions squad, which begins a month-long tour of...
  • Jonathan Trott handed England Lions captaincy December 21, 2014

    London: Jonathan Trott will captain the second-string England Lions in South Africa next month as he makes his international comeback, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Saturday. The 33-year-old South Africa-born batsman has not played international cricket since he withdrew from England`s Ashes tour of Australia in November...
  • Recovering Jonathan Trott named in England Lions squad October 28, 2014

    London: Jonathan Trott has been included in the England Lions squad for their tour to South Africa in January and February, marking his continuing recovery from a stress-related illness. Trott exited England's 2013 Ashes tour in Australia after one Test match due to the problem, but a comeback for his English...
  • Jonathan Trott denies Mitchell Johnson caused Ashes exit September 21, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott insisted Saturday that Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was not responsible for his early exit from England's Ashes tour as he criticised Michael Vaughan's reaction to his health problems. When Trott quit what turned out to be a 50 Ashes thrashing by Australia after twice falling...
  • Jonathan Trott ready for England return September 17, 2014

    England batsman Jonathan Trott said on Tuesday that he was ready for an international recall. Trott dramatically quit the Ashes tour of Australia last year following the first Test in Brisbane, citing a stressrelated illness, and has not played for England since. However, the 33yearold South Africaborn righthander has returned to county...
  • Jonathan Trott hits first century since illness break July 23, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott scored his first century since returning to toplevel cricket after a stressrelated illness during Warwickshire's County Championship game against Sussex on Wednesday. The 33yearold righthander, who scored 138 in a reserve game last month, reached 106 in the Division One match at Horsham before being caught...
  • Jonathan Trott returns to firstclass game with Warwickshire June 30, 2014

    England batsman Jonathan Trott made another return to firstclass cricket on Sunday when he played for Warwickshire on the opening day of their county championship match against Nottinghamshire in Birmingham. The 33yearold flew home from England's Ashes tour of Australia in November because of a stressrelated illness and, after playing two...
  • England's Jonathan Trott set for county comeback June 29, 2014

    London: Warwickshire have named England Test batsman Jonathan Trott in their 13strong squad for Sunday's County Championship match against Nottinghamshire. The 33yearold Trott was said to be taking an "indefinite break" from the game after suffering a repeat of the stressrelated illness which forced his early departure from the 201314 Ashes...
  • Five things England cricket must do in the future April 20, 2014

    London: England have appointed a new head coach in Peter Moores. But that in a sense was the easy part for the England and Wales Cricket Board as they look to get the team back on an even keel after a 5-0 Ashes hammering in Australia. It is too much to expect...
  • Trescothick ready to help Trott 'suffering from burn out' April 20, 2014

    London: Former England opener Marcus Trescothick has said he is willing to help Jonathan Trott in his struggle with a stress-related illness after a similar condition ended his international career. Trott, who made a brief comeback after returning home following England's opening loss in a 5-0 Ashes reverse in Australia, announced...
  • Troubled Jonathan Trott to 'take another break' April 18, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott is set to take another break from cricket due to the same stress issues that forced him to quit the recent Ashes series, according to a report on Thursday. Trott decided to pull out of England's tour to Australia after the first Test in Brisbane with...
  • Never had problems with England teammates, says Kevin Pietersen April 9, 2014

    Axed England batsman Kevin Pietersen denied that he had a bad relationship with his teammates, adding that he was the first to help Jonathan Trott during his stress-related illness, a report said Wednesday. The England and Wales Cricket Board axed the South Africa-born Pietersen in February following the team's 5-0 Ashes...
  • Trott's 'con' disrespectful of real illness: Michael Vaughan March 17, 2014

    London: Jonathan Trott's assertion that mental and physical fatigue had forced him home from England's Ashes tour of Australia rather than depression felt like a "con" and would only convince his team-mates he had abandoned them, according to former England captain Michael Vaughan. The 32-year-old Trott abruptly left the tour after...
  • 'Burnout' not depression caused Ashes return, says Trott March 14, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott said mental "burnout" was behind his sudden withdrawal from England's Ashes tour of Australia and he is now eager to resume his international career. Trott left the tour after England were thrashed in the first Test in November with what was reported to be a...
  • Jonathan Trott confirms Warwickshire return March 7, 2014

    London: England batsman Jonathan Trott will return to action following his shock Ashes withdrawal in a pre-season match for county side Warwickshire on April 1, he confirmed on Thursday. The 32-year-old right-hander abruptly left England's tour of Australia after the first Ashes Test in Brisbane last November due to a stress-related...
  • Jonathan Trott confirms Warwickshire return March 6, 2014

    England batsman Jonathan Trott will return to action following his shock Ashes withdrawal in a pre-season match for county side Warwickshire on April 1, he confirmed on Thursday. The 32-year-old right-hander abruptly left England's tour of Australia after the first Ashes Test in Brisbane last November due to a stress-related illness. He...
  • Trott on course for cricket return, says former England batsman February 27, 2014

    London: Jonathan Trott is set to make his comeback for county side Warwickshire in April and wants to play international cricket again, former England batsman Dennis Amiss said Wednesday. Trott, 32, left England's Ashes tour of Australia with a stress-related illness after twice falling cheaply to fast bowler Mitchell Johnson in...
  • England bowler Finn sent home to work on technique January 15, 2014

    England paceman Steven Finn will miss the remainder of the limited overs series in Australia and return home to work on the technical aspect of his game, his country's cricket board said on Wednesday. Struggling with his rhythm and pace in the practice games, the 24yearold rightarm bowler did not feature...
  • Cricketers feel depressed after retirement: survey December 23, 2013

    Sydney: A survey of retired Australian players has found that a quarter of them experienced depression and feelings of helplessness after quitting professional cricket. The Australian Cricketers' Association, which conducted the survey, contacted every player who had retired or been forced out of cricket at international or state level since 2005. It...
  • Graeme Swann jumped before pushed: Aussie press December 23, 2013

    Sydney: Graeme Swann jumped into retirement before he was pushed, Australian media speculated Monday, raising questions about morale in the England camp ahead of the two final dead rubber Ashes Tests. The frontline spinner stunned the cricket world Sunday when he announced his immediate departure from international and firstclass cricket midway...
  • Give Trott time to recover, says Alastair Cook December 5, 2013

    Adelaide: England captain Alastair Cook said on Wednesday it was important to give Jonathan Trott time and space to recover from the stress illness that forced him out of the Ashes series in Australia. Trott left the tour after he twice fell cheaply to Mitchell Johnson in England's heavy 381run loss...
  • Ashes: England bid to halt Aussie momentum in Adelaide December 4, 2013

    Adelaide: England face a critical challenge to their fouryear Ashes reign in the second Test against Australia starting in Adelaide on Thursday against a reenergised home team looking to drive home their advantage. Alastair Cook's tourists were swept away by the Mitchell Johnsoninspired home side in the first Test, going down...