The Ashes: What cricket veterans had to say on Jonathan Trott’s exit

By Manushree Chaumal | Updated: Nov 26, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Manushree Chaumal

London: The hype surrounding the Ashes series took its first toll in form of Jonathan Trott as the English number 3 left the tournament midway citing depression.

His uncelebrated exit from the Ashes has drawn reactions from various cricket veterans.

Spin legend Shane Warne expressed concerns over Trott’s health condition, while former England skipper Michael Vaughan apologized for slamming Trott over his dismissal in the Gabba Test.

Meanwhile, Trott’s team mates hailed his decision to leave the tour a brave one and applauded his courage.

However, former English cricketer Andrew Flintoff was confident Trott would be soon back on the field.

Aussie coach, Darren Lehmann also expressed his concern over Jonathan’s health.

Former English cricketer Paul Collingwood also had best wishes for Trott.

Also, former English cricketer Marcus Trescothik, who underwent similar situation when he left the India tour in 2006 and the Australian tour in 2007 sympathised with his former teammate and expressed his views on Twitter.

Jonathan Trott who scored just 19 runs in the Gabba Test, had been struggling with his form for quite some time now.