London: Prevailing from a serious heart injury England batsman James Taylor 26 has been forced to retire from cricket, the report was confirmed by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Following a viral infection, the batsman also had to withdraw from the county cricket playing for Nottinghamshire.
Taylor’s medical reports has revealed that he has a serious heart condition known as Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Arrhythmia (ARVC).
“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!” Taylor said on his Twitter account.
Taking the charge of England’s middle order, the bastman has played 7 Test matches and 27 one-day internationals for England.
“It is both shocking and saddening to hear that James’ career has been cut short in such a sudden and unexpected manner,” England team director Andrew Strauss said.
“The ECB will work closely with Nottinghamshire and together we will do everything possible to help James through this difficult period, and aid him in his recovery.”