Darren Gough introduced his retirement from Check cricket on August 5, 2003.
The Yorkshire quick bowler had returned to the England facet after almost two years out with a knee downside, however this was reduce quick as a consequence of additional damage issues.
Gough had made his Check debut in 1994 and ended his worldwide profession with 229 wickets, at a mean of 27, placing him twelfth on the listing of England wicket-takers within the longest format of the sport.
Having made his debut in 1994 towards New Zealand, Gough repeatedly impressed along with his tempo, and was rapidly established because the nation’s main strike bowler, forming considered one of England’s most profitable Check bowling partnerships with Andy Caddick.
Gough took a memorable 5 for 96 in Australia through the 1998-99 collection in Melbourne, together with an unimaginable hat-trick to dismiss the decrease order, in the one twentieth century Ashes hat-trick by an England bowler.
Named man of the collection as England beat the West Indies in 2000, Gough additionally performed a key position away from residence throughout wins in Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
Gough withdrew from the India tour through the winter of 2001-02 for private causes and a critical knee damage pushed again his return to the facet.
Regardless of being chosen for the winter Ashes collection in 2002-03, he returned residence with out taking part in a match as steady setbacks from accidents took their toll.
Though Gough retired from Check cricket in 2003, his one-day worldwide profession continued into 2006, though he usually struggled in direction of the latter levels of his profession.
Gough took 235 ODI wickets at a mean of 26.42 between his debut in 1994 and 2006.
In January 2004, he left Yorkshire, the county he had represented for 15 years, to hitch Essex the place he performed one other two years earlier than returning to Yorkshire for 2 seasons. He ultimately known as time on his taking part in profession in 2008.