Jonathan Trott has praised Warwickshire for their role in his successful comeback, which continued with a century as the captain of the England Lions against South Africa A in Paarl. Andy Wilson spoke to him on the tour.
Warwickshire's Jonathan Trott joined the list of England Lions batsmen who will have time in the middle and runs on the board ahead of the two four-day matches against South Africa A when he made an unbeaten 79 on the third and last day of the warm-up game versus a Gauteng Invitational XI.
England selectors today finalised two England Lions squads for the tour of South Africa beginning in early January. Warwickshire’s Jonathan Trott will captain the 4-day side with a captain for the one-day side to be announced at a later date. Boyd Rankin is included in both squads.
Warwickshire County Cricket Club has confirmed that England batsman Jonathan Trott will start the 2014 domestic season with the Bears in a two-day friendly against Gloucestershire at Edgbaston on 1 April.
Watch the first of our Bears Down Under features, with Warwickshire and England batsman Jonathan Trott speaking to Edgbaston TV ahead of today's departure to Australia in search of a fourth consecutive Ashes Series victory.
Warwickshire's England stars Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell as well as our former Director of Cricket and current England ODI & T20 Head Coach Ashley Giles have been speaking to our Lead Charity Partner Cure Leukaemia, wishing all fundraisers the very best of luck for this weekend's Bupa Birmingham Half Marathon.
A superb 82 from Bears star Jonathan Trott helped England secure a place in the ICC Champions Trophy Final on his home ground of Edgbaston as Ashley Giles' team recorded an emphatic seven wicket victory over South Africa in the semi-final at The Oval.