James Taylor retires from cricket following a heart disease
London: The former English cricketer who played for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club, James Taylor, was forced to retire from cricket after he was diagnosed with severe heart condition, Arrhythmogenic Right Venticular Arrhythmia (ARVC).
The club tweeted, "we're truly saddened to announce James Taylor has been forced to retire through illness."
"Safe to say this has been the toughest week of my life ! My world is upside down. But I'm here to stay and I'm battling on!," responded tailor in a tweet.
- The 26-year-old batsman has played seven tests and 27 one-day internationals.
- "It is immensely cruel that such a hard working player will be unable to fulfil his great potential in the international arena." said England Cricket Team director Andrew Strauss.
- International footballer Fabrice Muamba who played for Arsenal, Birmingham City was the first sportsman retiring because of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia before Taylor.