Jonathan Trott

  • Never had problems with England teammates, says Kevin Pietersen 09-04-2014 07:36 PM

    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...
  • Trott's 'con' disrespectful of real illness: Michael Vaughan 17-03-2014 10:11 AM

    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...
  • 'Burnout' not depression caused Ashes return, says Trott 14-03-2014 10:56 PM

    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 07-03-2014 10:42 AM

    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...
  • Jonathan Trott confirms Warwickshire return 06-03-2014 05:43 PM

    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...
  • Trott on course for cricket return, says former England batsman 27-02-2014 08:40 AM

    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...
  • England bowler Finn sent home to work on technique 15-01-2014 12:51 PM

    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 24-year-old right-arm bowler did not...
  • Cricketers feel depressed after retirement: survey 23-12-2013 09:49 AM

    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...
  • Graeme Swann jumped before pushed: Aussie press 23-12-2013 08:48 AM

    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 front-line spinner stunned the cricket world Sunday when he announced his immediate departure from international and first-class cricket...
  • Give Trott time to recover, says Alastair Cook 05-12-2013 11:55 AM

    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 381-run...
  • Ashes: England bid to halt Aussie momentum in Adelaide 04-12-2013 09:11 AM

    Adelaide: England face a critical challenge to their four-year Ashes reign in the second Test against Australia starting in Adelaide on Thursday against a re-energised home team looking to drive home their advantage. Alastair Cook's tourists were swept away by the Mitchell Johnson-inspired home side in the first Test, going...
  • Bresnan called into England squad for Adelaide Test 02-12-2013 01:17 PM

    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...
  • England still undecided on who will bat at No. 3 02-12-2013 09:21 AM

    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 stress-related illness. "I'm not a believer in you've got to...
  • Ian Bell 'willing' to fill in for Jonathan Trott at number three 30-11-2013 06:49 PM

    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 stress-related problem a day after England's comprehensive defeat in Brisbane....
  • David Warner remorseful over Jonathan Trott comments 30-11-2013 08:52 AM

    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...
  • Australia don't mind opening England's Trott wounds 29-11-2013 11:08 AM

    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 stress-related illness after failing twice...
  • Warner's Trott comments 'out of order', says Steve Waugh 29-11-2013 09:55 AM

    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 27-11-2013 06:46 PM

    Jonathan Trott's abrupt Ashes exit has left the England team heartbroken, said paceman Stuart Broad who offered the top-order batsman full support in overcoming his stress-related issue. Trott said he was taking a break from cricket for the "foreseeable future" on Monday after England were thrashed by 381 runs in...
  • Few easy answers for cricket as Trott quits Ashes 27-11-2013 01:15 PM

    London: During the overwhelmingly sympathetic reaction to England batsman Jonathan Trott's decision to quit the Ashes tour of Australia suffering from a "stress-related 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...
  • Mitchell Johnson shocked by Jonathan Trott's mental woes 27-11-2013 11:26 AM

    Sydney: England's main tormentor in the first Ashes Test Mitchell Johnson said Wednesday that he was shocked to hear of Jonathan Trott's stress-related 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...
  • Is pressure taking a toll on international cricketers? 26-11-2013 09:04 PM

    The debate has started again after England batsman Jonathan Trott returned home from the Ashes tour in Australia with a stress-related illness. ...
  • Happiness more important than cricket, Harmison tells Trott 26-11-2013 03:26 PM

    Having gone through a similar ordeal, former England paceman Steve Harmison would prefer to see troubled batsman Jonathan Trott quit cricket and be happy rather than play and suffer. A day after England were thrashed in the first Ashes Test against Australia by 381 runs, Trott walked out of the...
  • Jonathan Trott's departure puts spotlight on Root, Bell 26-11-2013 09:31 AM

    Brisbane: In an Ashes cricket series already notable for four-letter words, England's only options to replace Jonathan Trott at No. 3 in its batting order for the second Test against Australia seem to be men named Root and Bell. Trott abruptly quit England's tour on Monday because of a stress-related...
  • Trescothick backs Jonathan Trott's Ashes withdrawal 25-11-2013 06:53 PM

    London: Former England batsman Marcus Trescothick said that Jonathan Trott had made the right decision to leave the Ashes tour due to a stress-related illness on Monday. The England and Wales Cricket Board announced that Trott, who played in England's heavy first-Test defeat in Brisbane, had left Australia and been...
  • Vaughan apologises as former players rally round Trott 25-11-2013 06:24 PM

    London: The sight of the normally obdurate Jonathan Trott swishing and missing with alarming regularity during his two brief innings in Australia was a telltale sign that all was not right. England's number three, so often the rock of his side's batting order since making his Test debut in 2009,...
  • Jonathan Trott leaves Ashes tour with 'stress illness' 25-11-2013 02:00 PM

    Brisbane: England batsman Jonathan Trott has left the team's Ashes tour of Australia with a stress-related illness, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. "Trott will take a break from cricket for the foreseeable future and will take no further part in the tour," the ECB said...
  • David Warner admits he went 'too far' in sledging England 25-11-2013 09:59 AM

    Hotheaded Australia batsman David Warner concedes he overstepped the mark in sledging England, and Jonathan Trott in particular, during the first Ashes Test but made it clear his comments were strategic and intended to rattle the tourists. Warner, who scored 49 and 124 in Australia's 381-run victory in Brisbane, described...
  • Clarke sees no animosity after 'arm break' remark 25-11-2013 09:42 AM

    Brisbane: Australian skipper Michael Clarke insists there is no animosity with England despite the final day of the first Test turning nasty with tailender James Anderson told to expect a broken arm. The home team's huge 381-run victory on Sunday was tarnished by constant sledging as frustrations boiled over, culminating...
  • 1st Ashes Test: Johnson five-for gives Australia 381-run win in four days 24-11-2013 02:41 PM

    Some lightning fast bowling from Mitchell Johnson on a hail-hit Gabba ground helped Australia to a comprehensive 381-run win over England with a day to spare in the Ashes series opener. After two rain interruptions, including a hail storm that scattered the crowd on day four, Johnson took five wickets...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st Ashes Test 24-11-2013 05:27 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Day 3 Round-up: Australia removed Carberry and Trott after declaring their second innings at 401 for 7, which included centuries from Warner (124) and Clarke (113). After spending three months trying to convince critics that the last Ashes series...