Matthew Hoggard Factfile
After Matthew Hoggard announced his retirement, we look back at the former England bowler's career.
Last Updated: 12/09/13 3:05pm
1976: Born Leeds, December 31.
1996: Makes county championship debut for Yorkshire.
2000: June 29 - Makes Test debut for England against West Indies at Lord's.
Finishes wicketless in the first innings and does not get chance to bowl in second innings as the tourists are skittled for 54 and England win by two wickets.
Awarded county cap.
Named Professional Cricketers' Association young player of the year.
2001: May 31 - Takes first Test wicket, dismissing Pakistan's Younis Khan at Old Trafford.
October 3 - Makes one-day international debut in England's five-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in Harare. Opens the bowling and takes 2-25.
October 7 - Claims maiden limited-overs five-wicket haul in third one-day international against Zimbabwe in Harare.
2002: March 16 - Claims 7-63 in first Test against New Zealand in Christchurch.
Awarded England and Wales Cricket Board central contract.
2004: April 3 - Claims a hat-trick against West Indies in the third Test in Barbados, becoming the first Englishman for five years to achieve the feat and only the 10th England bowler in history.
An ever-present in Michael Vaughan's team which produces a clean sweep of seven victories against New Zealand and West Indies in the English summer and go through 2004 undefeated in Test cricket.
2005: January 17 - Records his first 10-wicket match haul in first-class cricket, as England push for victory on the final day of the fourth Test against South Africa in Johannesburg. Finishes with 12 wickets in the match as England win by 77 runs.
September 12 - Hoggard, who took four wickets in Australia's first innings, celebrates with England as the home side win the Ashes 2-1 following a drawn fifth Test at The Oval.
December 31 - Awarded MBE for services to cricket.
2006: March - Takes 13 wickets in three Tests as England draw 1-1 in India.
April - Named as one of Wisden's five cricketers of the year.
May-June - Takes 15 wickets in three Tests as England are held 1-1 at home by Sri Lanka.
November-January 2007 - Plays in first four Tests before missing the fifth through injury as England lose 5-0 to Australia.
2008: March - After playing just four Tests in 2007, Hoggard is selected for the opener against New Zealand in Hamilton but returns match figures of 1-151 in a heavy defeat. It proves to be his final Test. His career shows Hoggard won 67 England Test caps, taking 248 wickets in those matches.
2009: Released by Yorkshire and signs for Leicestershire in November, becoming captain.
2010: October - Leicestershire chairman Neil Davidson resigns after a dispute involving Hoggard who signed a letter calling for Davidson to go.
2011: Captains Leicestershire to victory in the Twenty20 Cup, with an 18-run run win over Somerset in the final at Edgbaston. However Leicestershire also finish bottom of the County Championship.
2013: With the end of an injury-hit season in sight, Hoggard announces his retirement, effective after the final match of the season against Hampshire.