1981: April 22, born Cape Town, South Africa.
2000: January - Represents South Africa in ICC Under-19 World Cup.
2001: Makes first-class debut for Western Province.
2002: Hits 245 on debut for Warwickshire's Second XI having joined the county as a non-overseas player due to English parentage.
2003: Makes County Championship bow for Warwickshire, scoring 134 against Sussex.
Takes maiden first-class five-wicket haul with seven for 39 against Kent.
2005: Tops 1,000 runs for the season for the first time.
2007: Called up to England squad, playing two Twenty20 Internationals against the West Indies, making 11 and two.
2009: August 4 - Called up to England's fourth Ashes Test squad after averaging 83 for Warwickshire.
2009: August 16 - Makes Test debut in the final Ashes match at The Oval, scoring 119 in the second innings as England regain the Ashes with a 119-run win.
2010: May 28 - Scores Test best score of 226 against Bangladesh as England claim an eight-wicket victory.
2010: February 20 - Plays last of his seven Twenty20 internationals.
2010: July 12 - Makes first one-day international century as he scores 110 against Bangladesh at Edgbaston.
Named man of the series after scoring 404 runs in the 3-1 Test series victory over Pakistan.
2010: November 28/29 - Makes 135 in an unbeaten partnership of 329 with Alastair Cook as England rescue the first Ashes Test in Brisbane.
2010: December 27/28: Scores an unbeaten 168 to claim man of the match honours at the MCG on his way to ending the Ashes series with 445 runs as England retain the urn.
2011: March 2 - Joins Viv Richards and Kevin Pietersen as the fastest man to 1000 ODI runs - achieving the feat in his 21st game - but England lose to Ireland and exit the World Cup at the quarter final stage.
2011: May 28/29 - Makes second Test double-hundred with 203 against Sri Lanka.
Named ICC Cricketer of the Year, England Cricketer of the Year and one of Wisden's five Cricketers of the Year for 2011.
2012: Plays two County Championship games for Warwickshire, including scoring 178 against Sussex, as the Bears win the Division One title.
2012: December 16/17 - Scores 143 to help secure a draw in the fourth Test at Nagpur as England win a series in India for the first time since 1985.
2013: Summer - Contributes 293 runs as England beat Australia 3-0 to win a third consecutive Ashes series.
2013: November 22 - Bounced out by Mitchell Johnson for 10 as England collapse to 136 all out in the first Ashes Test.
2013: November 23 - Falls to Johnson again, this time for nine, and Australia opener David Warner labels his dismissal as "weak".
2013: November 25 - The ECB announce that Trott is to return home from the Ashes tour due to a stress related illness.
2014: March 14 - Warwickshire confirm that Trott will return to cricket on 1 April in a pre-season friendly