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Trott called up to England Lions tour

Batsman Jonathan Trott will travel with the England Lions to South Africa this winter.

It is the Warwickshire player's first call-up since leaving the Ashes tour to Australia in 2013 due to a 'stress-related illness'.

Jonathan Trott is back in the international set-up. Credit: PA

Trott, 33, played eight County Championship games in 2014, scoring 620 runs at an average of 55.66.

National selector James Whitaker said: "“Jonathan Trott’s exceptional form and run scoring exploits for Warwickshire at the end of the summer has resulted in his selection for the First Class fixtures at the beginning of the tour. Congratulations to him and to all of the players selected.”