Michael Vaughan feels 'conned' by Jonathan Trott's exit

Jonathan Trott recently revealed he left Ashes Down Under because of a "burn out" but former skipper Michael Vaughan wrote in his column for a daily that Trott had "completely disrespected anybody who has gone through depression."

updated: March 17, 2014 17:37 IST
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London: Former England captain Michael Vaughan felt deceived by Jonathan Trott's revelation last weekend that he left England's Ashes tour of Australia suffering from "burn out", he admitted on Monday.

When Trott quit what turned out to be a 5-0 Ashes thrashing by Australia after twice falling cheaply to fast bowler Mitchell Johnson, England officials said he was suffering from a "stress-related illness".

Although an imprecise term, this was taken to mean South Africa-born batsman Trott was suffering from problems beyond the usual cares of international cricket.

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