England all -rounder Yardy quits World Cup with depression

England suffer Yardy blow ahead of their quarterfinal clash against Sri Lanka

Colombo: Mar 24, 2011

England all-rounder Michael Yardy has quit the World Cup suffering from depression just days before the quarter-final against co-hosts Sri Lanka.

An England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) statement said: “The Sussex all-rounder Michael Yardy has been withdrawn from England’s World Cup squad suffering from depression and has returned to the UK ahead of England’s quarter-final match against Sri Lanka in Colombo.