Ashes-winner Matthew Hoggard to retire after current season

The 36-year-old Hoggard said he would call time on his 17-year career on September 21 after Leicestershire's County Championship match against Hampshire.

updated: September 11, 2013 19:53 IST
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London: Ashes-winning former England bowler Matthew Hoggard is to retire from first-class cricket at the end of the current English season, he announced Wednesday.

The seamer helped England win the 2005 series against Australia -- their first Ashes campaign success since 1986/87.

Hoggard played in 67 Tests, taking 248 wickets at an average of 30.50, and made 93 international appearances in total for England.

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