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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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Top 5 England captains of all-time
Top 5 England captains of all-time
These five skippers have been instrumental to England's eventful journey in cricket.
5 best catches in Test cricket
5 best catches in Test cricket
The long format has seen some splendid fielding over the years.
Under the SKanner: Andy Flower
Under the SKanner: Andy Flower
An in-depth look at the strengths and weaknesses of Flower's coaching prowess.
England axing saved my marriage, says Kevin Pietersen
England axing saved my marriage, says Kevin Pietersen
Pietersen wants to move to South Africa and help prevent the extinction of endangered rhinos.
England's Test selections as confusing as their performances
England's Test selections as confusing as their performances
England selectors need to regroup and blood in better talent.
All you need to know about England's T20I captains
All you need to know about England's T20I captains
Here's all you need to know about England's T20 skippers
Captain’s corner: Michael Vaughan vs Andrew Strauss
Captain’s corner: Michael Vaughan vs Andrew Strauss
Comparing two of England's greatest captains.
5 famous coach-captain relationships in cricket
5 famous coach-captain relationships in cricket
The relationship between captain and coach is crucial for a team to perform well and here are five instances of that.
ICC Cricket Committee proposes DRS for all T20Is, changes to umpire's call
ICC Cricket Committee proposes DRS for all T20Is, changes to umpire's call
If the changes are approved, teams will not lose reviews in cases of umpire's call.
Flair, consistency and aggression - England's young ODI team
Flair, consistency and aggression - England's young ODI team
The resurgence of English ODI team has been nothing short of a dream. From being pushovers to fierce challengers, they have come a long way
5 reasons why Alastair Cook stepping down was a good move
5 reasons why Alastair Cook stepping down was a good move
Without a doubt, Cook is one of the greatest Test batsmen England has produced.
Andrew Strauss' All-Time XI features only one Indian player
Andrew Strauss' All-Time XI features only one Indian player
Legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar is the sole Indian in this team.
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.
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