Trott aid that being part of the historic England tour of India in 2012 - that saw the team win their first Test series in in 28 years, is probably the biggest achievement of his cricketing career.
Trott aid that being part of the historic England tour of India in 2012 – that saw the team win their first Test series in in 28 years, is probably the biggest achievement of his cricketing career.

Accomplished Test cricketer Jonathan Trott, who quit international cricket during the 2013-14 Ashes, leading to international retirement in 2015 has said that being part of the historic England tour of India in 2012 – that saw the team win their  first Test series in in 28 years, is probably the biggest achievement of his cricketing career. (ALSO READ: England’s chances at World Cup are pretty high: Jonathan Trott)

“Winning in India was a magnificent achievement. Probably the biggest in my Test career. It feels good to have played those knocks,” Trott told The Times of India in Trivandrum. (ALSO READ: To be a successful number three you need a good opening partnership ahead of you: Jonathan Trott)

England won the four-match Test series 2-1 after losing the first Test at Ahmedabad. While Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar were the architect of the memorable series claiming 20 and 17 wickets,respectively; Trott played a crucial hand in the final drawn Test scoring a valiant 143. 

He finished the tour with 294 runs in four matches at an average of 42.00.

Trott is currently in India as batting coach of the England Lions team. who are touring India for a five-match ODI series and two-match unofficial Test series against India A. The 37-year-old said he happy to give back to the game after his sudden departure in 2015.

“I have been fortunate enough to have played under a lot of good coaches in my career. It’s nice to be involved with the game and give something back to the game. I have done a bit of media with commentary but it felt a bit distant from the actual game,” said Trott, who had scored 3835 runs from 52 Tests at an average of 44.