MARCUS TRESCOTHICK has announced he will retire from all cricket at the end of the season after a glittering 27-year career.
The veteran opening batsman, 43, played 76 Tests for England including all five in the memorable 2005 Ashes series.
One of only two players from that famous summer still playing -along with Ian Bell – “Banger” will call time on his Somerset career in September.
Trescothick has played nearly 1,000 professional matches, scoring 120 centuries in that run, since his 1993 debut as a fresh-faced 17-year-old.
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