Andrew Strauss

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Andrew Strauss

Andrew John Strauss, is an English cricketer who plays county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club and is the captain of England's Test cricket team. Image courtesy-static.guim.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

A fluent left-handed opening batsman, Strauss favours scoring off the back foot, mostly playing cut and pull shots. Image courtesy-i.dailymail.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

Strauss is also known for his fielding strength at slip or in the covers. Image courtesy-static.guim.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

He made his first-class debut in 1998, and his One Day International (ODI) debut in Sri Lanka in 2003. Image courtesy-img.metro.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

He quickly rose to fame on his Test match debut replacing the injured Michael Vaughan at Lords against New Zealand in 2004. Image courtesy-static.guim.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

With scores of 112 and 83 (run out) in an England victory, and the man of the match award, he became only the fourth batsman to score a century at Lord's on his debut and was close to becoming the first Englishman to score centuries in both innings of his debut. Image courtesy-www.hindustantimes.com

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Andrew Strauss

Strauss again nearly scored two centuries (126 and 94 not out) and was named man of the match in his first overseas Test match, in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, in December 2004. Image courtesy-static.guim.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

Strauss suffered a drop in form during 2007, and as a result he was left out of the Test squad for England's tour of Sri Lanka, and announced that he was taking a break from cricket. Image courtesy-i.telegraph.co.uk

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Andrew Strauss

After a poor tour for England, Strauss was recalled into the squad for the 2008 tour of New Zealand and subsequently re-established himself in the side with a career-best 177 in the third and final Test of that series, and a further three centuries in 2008. Image courtesy-i.telegraph.co.uk

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Strauss captained the England team to a 2"1 victory in the 2009 Ashes, scoring a series total of 474 runs, more than any other player on either side, including 161 in England's first victory in an Ashes Test at Lord's in 75 years. Image courtesy-news.ladbrokes.com

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Having deputised for Michael Vaughan as England captain in 2006, Strauss was appointed on a permanent basis for the 2008/09 tour of the West Indies following Kevin Pietersen's resignation.He enjoyed success with three centuries, and retained the captaincy into 2009. Image courtesy-answers.bettor.com

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