Jonathan Trott Unguarded
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Unguarded is not just the story of Jonathan Trott, it is also the story of the rise and fall of an England team that reached great heights before imploding just as spectacularly ( All Out Cricket)
Former England cricketer Jonathan Trott's autobiography, Unguarded is just that, a no holds barred account of Trott's rise to the heights of the sport, helping to clinch the Ashes in 2009, and subsequent descent into depressive illness ( Choice Magazine)
A painfully honest book characterised by a dry wit: Trott's eyebrow is perpetually raised at the absurdity of it all. He can be thin-skinned, but what could have been a gruelling book is notable for its emotional intelligence ( Daily Mail)
The man who famously left the 2012/13 Ashes tour on account of stress related illness takes us inside the heart of the England dressing room and the head of a professional sportsman. Unguardedcharts the highs of Trott's role in propelling England to the summit of World Cricket before a shattering reversal. It uses accounts from team and family members to illustrate the pressure facing professional sportspeople in the modern era and how dangerous expectations of others and oneself can breach any walk of life ( GQ)
Full of illuminating anecdotes, piercing insights and unsparing self-analysis from the former England batsman ( The Cricketer)
A revelatory memoir from an outstanding cricketer that brilliantly illustrates the pressures faced by modern day professional sportsmen.
About the Author
Jonathan Trott is a former England Test cricketer who was ICC and ECB Cricketer of the Year in 2011. He currently plays for Warwickshire, having retired from all international cricket in 2015.