Ten-wicket Graeme Swann thanks surgeon for saving career

Elbow surgery in the United States under the guidance of Shawn O'Driscoll proved a success and Swann was duly grateful.

updated: May 29, 2013 14:15 IST
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Leeds: Graeme Swann thanked surgeon Shawn O'Driscoll for saving his career after his Test-best match haul saw England to a crushing win over New Zealand.

Off-spinner Swann's second innings six for 90 at Headingley gave him a match return of 10 for 132 which propelled England to a 247-run win in the second Test on Tuesday and a 2-0 series victory.

However, the 34-year-old Swann missed the three-match Test series between the two sides in New Zealand, which ended in a 0-0 draw in March, while he recovered from an elbow operation.

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