Cricket has always been a major part of my life, from my back yard as a kid, to the best pitches on the planet. I trained as hard as I could, building on my natural strength and size to become the best I could be.
It means a lot to me that I managed to have such a rewarding and lengthy professional career, but I also met a lot of wonderful people on the field, many of which remain great friends of mine today. Some work with me to support people who didn’t have the same opportunities I did as well as charitable causes.
Here’s a few facts and figures from my time as a pro.