sport news James Taylor admits he 'can't trust his heart'

Former England cricketer James Taylor admits he still 'can't trust his heart' after a serious condition forced him to retire from the game in April 2016.

The 27-year-old had played for England for five years, but was told by doctors to bring his career to a halt when they found a heart condition similar to that of Fabrice Muamba.

Speaking almost a year after the diagnosis, Taylor admits he is still anxious about the defibrilliator that sits inside his body. 

James Taylor was forced to retire from cricket due to a serious heart condition found in 2016

Taylor had played for England for five years but his career was brought to an abrupt end

'I can't trust my heart,' he told BBC Sport. 'It's keeping me alive, just about, but it's being very temperamental.' 

'The defibrillator has kicked in with real force. It shot me a few yards across the room, probably because I'm small.

'That's probably why I've got the anxieties I have now and I'm a little

read more from dailymail.....

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox

Follow us on social media networks

NEXT sport news Los Angeles agree deal to host 2028 Olympics