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Ian Bell Not Ready to Retire Despite Poor Ashes

Updated: 28 August 2015 15:12 IST

Ian Bell, who has 7,569 runs in 115 Tests, fared poorly in England's victorious Ashes campaign, scoring only 215 runs at an average of 26.87.

Ian Bell Not Ready to Retire Despite Poor Ashes
Ian Bell said he wasn't ready to call time on his Test career yet.

London:

England right-handed batsman Ian Bell on Friday said he still has the "hunger and desire" to play top-flight cricket.

Bell, 33, hinted he could quit cricket after winning the Ashes last week for the fifth time. But he has had a word with coach Trevor Bayliss and captain Alastair Cook and now is ready to play again. (bell Vital Member of England Squad: Strauss)

"I was as honest as I could be. Deep down I probably knew I wasn't ready to call time on my Test career," Bell was quoted as saying by BBC.

Bell has featured in 115 Tests scoring 7,569 runs at an average of 43 with 22 centuries.

He managed only 215 runs at an average of 26.87 in the recently concluded five Ashes Tests against Australia.

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