England's Matt Prior waits for the rain to stop before play can start during the first day of the second International Test cricket match between England and New Zealand at the Headingley cricket ground in Leeds, north-west England on May 24, 2013.
But I feel slightly uncomfortable with it, because individual accolades aren’t the reason I play ... I play because I want this team to win. I get much more out of the group winning a Test match or a series.
Matt Prior changed his game completely and made himself into the best wicketkeeper-batsman in the world, that in itself is an inspiration ... It's great to see a player who has gone through a patch like that and come out of the other side where the grass is so much greener.More quotes »
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