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Andrew Strauss Biography & Latest News

Andrew Strauss Biography

Andrew John Strauss is a retired English cricketer from Johannesburg, South Africa who played county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club. He is a captain of England's Test cricket team. He is a left-handed opening batsman and scoring off the back foot, mostly playing cut and pull shots. Andrew lives in Marlow with his wife and their sons , Sam and Luka. He has variety of nick names, but most of people knows him as Levi and Straussy. He made his first - class debut in 1998 and ODI debut in 2003. After that, he was appointed on a permanent basis for the 2008/09 tour of the West Indies and he awarded by the Man of the match in England victory . His last ODI against Sri Lanka held on March 26th, 2011 and last Test against South Africa held on August 16th, 2012. After 100 test appearances, Andrew announced his retirement from cricket on August 29th, 2012.

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England vs Pakistan 2016, 3rd ODI - Stats: Alex Hales' fury leads to highest-ever ODI total Hosts plunder runs on benign Trent Bridge surface to eclipse all-time best
Andrew Strauss optimistic of sending a full-strength team for Bangladesh tour Director of England Cricket completely convinced with security arrangements.
ICC Test Match Rankings: Top 5 longest streaks as the No. 1 team India recently held the No. 1 for 5 days, how long have they been able to hold onto it for in the past?
Top 5 instances of Number 1 ranked Test teams suffering humiliating losses in subsequent series A list of Teams who did not do justice to their labelling as the number 1 Test team.
Stats: Alastair Cook becomes England’s highest run-scorer across all formats Alastair Cook overtook Kevin Pietersen to claim another illustrious milestone.
Considered quitting Test captaincy several times: Cook
Impending threats for cricketers and lost possibilities for the sport in the wake of Brexit Cricket is one of the least important concerns in the uncertain political air over Europe, but the sport shall be affected too.
5 highest-scoring tied matches in ODI history Tied matches are so much fun. England and India in particular seem to love high-scoring tied matches.
ICC cricket committee suggests limiting dimension of bats The Committee also spoke about the necessity of players to follow the latest helmet standards
Kevin Pietersen and Andrew Strauss appear to bury the hatchet during celebrity golf event Could this spell a new future for the England discard? Maybe not, but this was an interesting moment between the two teammates-turned-foes.
ECB announces new points system for series against Sri Lanka and Pakistan Apart from the traditional individual trophies, the points system will also be used.
How English cricket has been hampered by repeated changes in personnel Strauss' departure was the start of a difficult period for English Test cricket, which saw six more players follow him out of the setup.
5 highly successful Captain-Vice Captain pairs in Cricket 5 pairs who complemented each other and built a lethal combo.
Kevin Pietersen doesn't believe England can reach 2016 World T20 semis, tips Ashwin and Kohli to shine Pietersen believes Ravichandran Ashwin and Virat Kohli will be the leading wicket taker and run getter respectively at the World T20.
Former England pacer Darren Gough believes Kevin Pietersen could represent the Proteas Veteran fast bowler cautions ECB that his erstwhile team-mate could be lured by South Africa.
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