Former England and Surrey cricketer Graham Thorpe is “seriously ill” and he is admitted to the hospital. The Professional Cricketers’ Association (PCA) and Thorpe’s family have announced that the cricketer is ill and not in a good condition. The cricket authorities have shared their worries and wishes regarding his illness.
OCA Statement About Graham Thorpe’s Illness
“Graham Thorpe has fallen seriously ill. He is currently in hospital and is receiving treatment,”. An official PCA statement was released on Tuesday. The statement is as follows:
“His prognosis is unclear at this stage and we ask for privacy for him and his family at this time. Our thoughts are with Graham and his family.”
Graham Thorpe Career Details
Thorpe has been a batting coach for England between 2010 and 2022. He stepped down from the position in February 2022 followed by their 4-0 Ashes defeat by Australia.
The 52-year-old has played 100 Test matches for the team England. He was appointed as the Afghanistan head coach in March. His departure from the England set-up happened after the winter’s Ashes.
England Cricket Team Tweet
England Cricket @englandcricket All of our thoughts are with Graham Thorpe and his family. We’re with you, Thorpey
Sunday Cricket Club Tweet
Surrey Cricket @surreycricket The thoughts of everyone at the Club are with Graham, his wife Amanda, and family at this time. He is an icon of the English game, known by millions of cricket fans and forever a favourite son of Surrey CCC.
Graham Thorpe Achievements And Coaching Career
Former Surrey left-hander Thorpe is a renowned actor. He is one of the finest English players. The cricketer has served the national cricket team for a decade. Graham is an inspiration to many young players who are aiming to become professional cricketers.
He has played 100 Tests and has scored 16 centuries. Thorpe retired in 2005 and started serving as a coach for Afghanistan.
Graham went to become his coaching career in Australia. He worked with big names like Steve Smith and David Warner in New South Wales. He joined England and Wales Cricket Board as a batting coach.