England's new batting hero Trott says he just tries to be himself

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London, Aug.24 (ANI): England's new batting hero Jonathan Trott says he's no Kevin Pietersen, but his own man.

The 28-year-old produced a debut Test century of the finest class to catapult his career - in the cauldron of the fifth Test decider at the Oval.

"I've always said I don't try to emulate anyone," The Age quoted Trott, as saying after his 119 helped England set Australia 546 for victory.

"I try to take the good points from various other players and build my own game around that. I try and be myself," he added.

Trott also revealed there was "nothing personal" between himself and South African coach Mickey Arthur, who said before the match that the Cape Town-born player made the correct move to England because he was not good enough to replace any present Proteas batsman.

"It was a good move [to come to England]," Trott said.

"I played against Mickey before he retired. 'It's nothing personal. He's got his team, this is our team, and I'm happy as Larry right here. This is my home and I'm truly honoured to be sitting here after having a great day. It's something you work towards your whole life," Trott said.

"Since the age of three, batting with my dad in the nets, and all the coaches I've had in my career, everyone's played their part in getting me to this position," he added.

Trott became the 18th player to score a century on his Test debut for England, and the first Warwickshire batsman to do so. (ANI)

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