JONATHAN TROTT

  • 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...
  • Bresnan called into England squad for Adelaide Test December 2, 2013

    Sydney: Bowling allrounder Tim Bresnan was called into the England squad for the Ashes series on Monday and will be available for the second Test against Australia in Adelaide this week. Bresnan, who suffered a stress fracture in his back which ruled him out of the final Test of the first...
  • England still undecided on who will bat at No. 3 December 2, 2013

    Adelaide: Ian Bell and Joe Root are still in the calculations to bat at No. 3 in the second Ashes Test, with England batting coach Graham Gooch saying nobody would be shielded after Jonathan Trott's sudden departure due to a stressrelated illness. "I'm not a believer in you've got to be...
  • Ian Bell 'willing' to fill in for Jonathan Trott at number three November 30, 2013

    Ian Bell is "absolutely willing" to replace Jonathan Trott at the number three spot in England's batting order when the second Ashes Test against Australia starts on Thursday. Trott, the regular number three, left the tour to deal with a stressrelated problem a day after England's comprehensive defeat in Brisbane. "We've spoken...
  • David Warner remorseful over Jonathan Trott comments November 30, 2013

    Adelaide: Australian opener David Warner has broken his silence on the departure of Jonathan Trott from the Ashes cricket series, saying he had no idea the England batsman was struggling with an illness. Warner has been harshly criticized since the first Test at Brisbane for comments made to Australian reporters in...
  • Australia don't mind opening England's Trott wounds November 29, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia will leave no stone unturned to find ways of unsettling England during the Ashes, even if it involves raising the sensitive issue of Jonathan Trott's troubles out on the field. England's number three batsman left the tour this week to deal with a stressrelated illness after failing twice with...
  • Warner's Trott comments 'out of order', says Steve Waugh November 29, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australia Test captain Steve Waugh says cricketer David Warner's comments about England batsman Jonathan Trott were "out of order" and had crossed the line. Trott made a shock departure from the Ashes tour earlier this week after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that he was...
  • Trott exit has left England heartbroken, says Broad November 27, 2013

    Jonathan Trott's abrupt Ashes exit has left the England team heartbroken, said paceman Stuart Broad who offered the toporder batsman full support in overcoming his stressrelated issue. Trott said he was taking a break from cricket for the "foreseeable future" on Monday after England were thrashed by 381 runs in the...
  • Few easy answers for cricket as Trott quits Ashes November 27, 2013

    London: During the overwhelmingly sympathetic reaction to England batsman Jonathan Trott's decision to quit the Ashes tour of Australia suffering from a "stressrelated illness", a theme has emerged. It was well put by Colin Povey, the chief executive of Warwickshire, Trott's county side, who said Tuesday: "When you look at the...
  • Mitchell Johnson shocked by Jonathan Trott's mental woes November 27, 2013

    Sydney: England's main tormentor in the first Ashes Test Mitchell Johnson said Wednesday that he was shocked to hear of Jonathan Trott's stressrelated illness, sympathising after dealing with his own mental demons. Batsman Trott withdrew from the Ashes tour of Australia on Monday to deal with what was widely reported to...
  • Is pressure taking a toll on international cricketers? November 26, 2013

    The debate has started again after England batsman Jonathan Trott returned home from the Ashes tour in Australia with a stressrelated illness. ...