• Swann began his domestic career for Northamptonshire in the late 1990's
  • He moved to Nottinghamshire in 2005, and finished the season of 2007 with 516 runs and 45 wickets ...
  • ... and that led to his recall to the England side against Sri Lanka
  • Swanny was quickly establishing himself in all formats of the game
  • He successfully appeals an LBW shout against Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar on his Test debut in 2008 ...
  • ... and just a year later he was celebrating winning the Ashes with England on home soil
  • He took his first five-wicket haul in ODIs against Australia at The Riverside
  • And he was proving quite handy with the bat after making a half-century against South Africa at Centurion Park
  • Swann shares a joke with captain Andrew Strauss following England's victory over South Africa in Durban
  • He poses for pictures at Lloyds Financial Building in London after being named the 2010 ECB Cricketer of the Year
  • England's spin king helped the side win the 2010-11 Ashes series 3-1 Down Under
  • Swann and Tim Bresnan pose with the Ashes Urn after the Fifth Test in Sydney
  • He finished the series with 15 wickets and led the celebration with the famous 'sprinkler dance'
  • Swann celebrates the wicket of Ryan Harris at Lord's in the summer of 2013
  • He helped England retain the Ashes and celebrates in the dressing room with captain Alastair Cook (C) and James Anderson (L)
  • After losing the Ashes 2013-14 series Down Under, England's chief joker announced his retirement from the game

Graeme Swann

Swann began his domestic career for Northamptonshire in the late 1990's