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.