James Taylor leaves hospital as a former England batsman

London: Former England batsman James Taylor has been released from hospital after completing the initial phase of treatment for the heart condition which cut short his career.

James Taylor
James Taylor

The 26-year-old middle-order batsman announced his retirement from cricket last week after being diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy (ARVC), a condition that stops the right side of the heart pumping blood properly and may lead to sudden death.

Taylor spent two weeks in hospital but tweeted a photograph of himself outside the hospital building, saying: “Well, that has been one hell of an experience! What a beautiful day.”

Meanwhile, a statement on Nottinghamshire’s website said that Taylor is now continuing his recovery at home.

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