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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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5 things which happened to England cricket since Gareth Batty last played a match

Batty's last match was against Bangladesh in June 2005.

Yorkshire lock horns with ECB over Jonny Bairstow's non-availability for County Championship decider

Adil Rashid will also be unavailable with the England off-spinner requesting to be rested for the match.

England plan to update central contracts policy

England want to ensure that they are best-placed to challenge for two world tournaments on home soil

ECB not giving up on day-night Test in England

The ECB hopes to host the England-West Indies at Edgbaston in 2017 under lights with the pink ball.

Jos Buttler happy to hand over England captaincy to Eoin Morgan after Bangladesh tour

Stand-in skipper rallies for team unity amidst media scrutiny.

Kevin Pietersen: Eoin Morgan’s decision to pull out of Bangladesh tour ‘courageous’

ECB director Andrew Strauss admitted that they were disappointed that Morgan and Hales pulled out from the tour

5 possible repercussions which could be felt by Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales as they refuse to tour Bangladesh

Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales have decided not to go to Bangladesh citing security reasons.

Eoin Morgan close to calling off his participation in Bangladesh tour

The England limited-overs captain had faced security scares on two occasions in the past during the IPL 2010 and Bangladesh, 2013.

Andrew Strauss puts England players under pressure to travel to Bangladesh

The Team Director wants both Alastair Cook and Eoin Morgan to set the tone for the rest of the squad.

County Championship roundup: September 1-6

Steven Finn returns as Jake Ball picks up a hat-trick

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.
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