The 35-year-old cricketer claims that his best moment in the career was playing for England and winning Test series for England. "I look forward to pursuing my other interests, particularly in the media and photography as well as working on a few business ventures," he said. by Wisden Staff October 4, 2018 - 4:17pm 5 minute read. "Of course, the pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton's footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England. Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket. All rights reserved. "Other highlights include being chosen as PCA Player of the Year by my peers after coming so close to being the first cricketer for 25 years to score 1000 runs before the end of May is another, up there with making my Test debut in India and receiving my cap from England legend Graham Gooch. The 35-year-old grandson of England great Denis Compton did not play for his county Middlesex in 2018. "I am particularly proud of my successful opening partnership with Alastair Cook and our series victory in India, the first time in 28 years an England team has won in India. Read about our approach to external linking. Copyright © 2020, CricPredictor. ", Match tied (Kings XI Punjab won the one-over eliminator), Match tied (Kolkata Knight Riders won the one-over eliminator), Nick Compton announces retirement from cricket, Fluent Rahul tries avoiding chaos, Shami revels in it, Mohammad Shami 'believed' in nailing yorkers, Mayank Agarwal thought of Delhi Capitals result, Lockie Ferguson revs into IPL's pace elite with spectacular entry, 'Have to bite my tongue' - David Warner upset as Sunrisers Hyderabad stumble at the close again, Who's in our retro T20 XI? The 35-year-old played 16 Tests for his country between 2012 and 2016, scoring 775 runs at … On the domestic front, what a team I played in at Somerset. Middlesex's chief executive, Richard Goatley, added: "It is a sad day for us that Nick Compton has retired from professional cricket. How to get into cricket - the thrill of the big hit, the rush of taking the catch, the skill of bowling. In a statement, Compton said: "It has been a privilege to play first-class cricket for Middlesex, Somerset, and the MCC. In my free time i hangout with friends. I am particularly proud of my successful opening partnership with Alastair Cook and our series victory in India, the first time in 28 years an England team had won in India.". Who will you pick as last man standing in a … How did that price affect them? By CricketCountry Staff | Updated : October 4, 2018 10:42 PM IST . 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Following the retirement of Andrew Strauss and the exclusion of Kevin Pietersen, ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nick Compton. "Winning the County Championship at Lord's on the final day of the 2016 season for Middlesex provided all involved with an experience that we will savour for the rest of our lives.". "Of course, the pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton's footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England," added Compton, who also played for Somerset in between two spells with Middlesex. His last cap came during the summer of 2016, a season which ended with Middlesex lifting the County Championship for the first time since 1993. Compton took a six-week break from the game in June 2016 after a disappointing Test series against Sri Lanka, in which he scored just 51 runs in five innings, and did not feature for the national side again. I am site admin and full time writer at cricpredictor. "Nick is highly valued by Middlesex Cricket and we are delighted that he will remain with the club in an ambassadorial role. Compton also announced he will now take up an ambassadorial role with Middlesex, including working in London and India. “The pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton’s footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England,” the former England international was quoted as saying on Middlesex’s website. "Of course, the pinnacle of my career was following in my grandfather Denis Compton's footsteps, having achieved my dream of playing and winning Test series for England. In all, Compton scored more than 12,000 first-class runs at an average of 40.42, the last of his 27 hundreds coming for Sri Lanka Ports Authority during a spell playing Sri Lankan domestic cricket in February. “I am particularly proud of my successful opening partnership with Alastair Cook and our series victory in India. Nick debuted while playing for England against India in Ahmedabad in 2012. he played 16 Tests Matches and made 775 runs at an average of 28.7. whereas he debuted in list A for Middlesex in 2001 after 3 years he debuted for Middlesex Never miss a moment! Former England batsman Nick Compton has retired from cricket at the age of 35. In contrast to his famously dashing grandfather, Nick Compton was a dogged top-order accumulator who carved out a reputation for making hard runs. He made his international debut in Ahmedabad that winter and was part of the England side that came from behind to win 2-1 in India. News. He made his first-class debut for Middlesex in 2004 and spent nine years with the county during two spells, either side of a five-year stay at Somerset. The batsman made his first-class bow for Middlesex in 2004 – the club his grandfather Denis represented with distinction from 1936 to 1964 – and spent five seasons with Somerset before rejoining the Lord’s-based side in 2014. Also See: Uncapped Surrey batsman Rory Burns included in England's 16-man squad for Sri Lanka tour, England all-rounder Sam Curran bestowed with CWC Young Cricketer of the Year Award, England all-rounder Sam Curran given central Test contract for first time by ECB. by Wisden Staff / October 4, 2018. Nick Compton at ESPNcricinfo; Player Profile: Nick Compton from ECB This page was last edited on 6 September 2020, at 00:24 (UTC). The right-handed opening batsman played 16 Tests for England between 2012 and 2016. by Wisden Staff October 4, 2018 - 4:17pm 5 minute read. He left Middlesex because he wanted a fresh challenge, Compton subsequently signed for Somerset on a multi-year contract due to his another disappointing performance. Last updated on 4 October 20184 October 2018.From the section Cricket. And winning the County Championship at Lord's on the final day of the 2016 season for Middlesex provided all involved with an experience that we will savour for the rest of our lives.".