Jim Troughton: Ex-Warwickshire captain takes fielding coach role

Warwickshire captain Jim Troughton
Troughton, who led Warwickshire to the County Championship title in 2012, was an outstanding fielder

Former Warwickshire captain Jim Troughton, who retired at the back end of last season, will return to Edgbaston in a new coaching role.

The former England one-day international will supplement the backroom staff as fielding coach.

Troughton, 35, was the Bears' skipper when they won the County Championship for the seventh time in 2012.

Jim Troughton's career statistics
FormatAppearancesRunsHighest scoreAverage
ODIs636209.00
First-class1678,49122335.67
List A1693,654115*27.06
Twenty20881,74068*24.16

He announced his immediate retirement from cricket last August because of a persistent back problem.

Troughton was part of Warwickshire's County Championship-winning team in 2004, before going on to lead the Bears to their 2012 triumph.

He also earned winners' medals in the 2002 Benson & Hedges Cup and the CB40 in 2010.

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