Matt Prior joined the likes of Kevin Pietersen, Andrew Strauss and Graeme Swann when he stepped down from the England cricket team on Monday, becoming yet another member of what was the best side in Test cricket, to stop playing.
It might not be a permanent decision – and for the time being is only for the remainder of the summer – but there is the possibility that we will never see Prior behind the stumps for England ever again.
If that is the case, then it is best to remember him for all the excitement and enjoyment that he brought to people’s places whilst playing Test cricket.
The handy batsman would often light up crowds in the lower-order with his big hitting and bigger smile.
The chirpy chappy had a great impact on his teammates as well, buoying them and encouraging the bowlers. With that in mind, here is a look at Matt Prior’s five greatest Test performances for England.
Scroll through the following pages to see his best performances...
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