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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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No decision yet on Alastair Cook's fate as England captain
No decision yet on Alastair Cook's fate as England captain
The meeting will be a standard practice of reviewing major tours.
Why India's home victories this season should not be brushed under the carpet
Why India's home victories this season should not be brushed under the carpet
India have comprehensively beaten England and New Zealand this season, and they have done that without the alleged advantage of 'pitches'.
SK Flashback - India chase 387 vs England on December 15, 2008
SK Flashback - India chase 387 vs England on December 15, 2008
An emotional victory that resurrected the nation after the 26/11 attacks.
India vs England 2016: Joe Root ready to be England captain, says Alastair Cook
India vs England 2016: Joe Root ready to be England captain, says Alastair Cook
Cook's position as the captain has come into question after the drubbing received in the ongoing series.
5 famous captain-batsmen in men's cricket who fail to match Mithali Raj's ODI record
5 famous captain-batsmen in men's cricket who fail to match Mithali Raj's ODI record
The ODI record of Mithali Raj is way better than that of some of the well-known batsmen in men's cricket.
England's Ashes 2005 winning team: Where are they now?
England's Ashes 2005 winning team: Where are they now?
A look at the whereabouts of England's players from their memorable Ashes series against Australia in 2005.
Kevin Pietersen praises Andrew Strauss for the development of English cricket
Kevin Pietersen praises Andrew Strauss for the development of English cricket
The flamboyant player also spoke about the development made under Andrew Strauss.
Recalling all England tours to India
Recalling all England tours to India
England undoubtedly can't be classified as pushovers on Indian soil, given their past record.
5 things which happened to England cricket since Gareth Batty last played a match
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
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 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
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
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’
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
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.
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