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Popular English cricket players: Andrew Strauss

by on February 21, 2011
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Popular English cricket players: Andrew Strauss

  • Andrew Strauss of English cricket team started off his one day career in 2003 against Sri Lanka and has played 118 matches up till today’s date.
  • He was born in South Africa and moved to England when he was 6.
  • With a batting average of 35.63, Andrew Strauss has scored 4205 runs with 154 being his highest in an innings, consisting of 6 centuries and 27 half centuries. 
  • Andrew Strauss had been in the world cup squad just once till now and was part of the current English cricket as captain for the 2011 ICC cricket world cup. He retained his captaincy for his extra ordinary batting that gave him 3 centuries against West Indies and was the highest run scorer in the entire series (416).
  • Stauss’s presence in the playing eleven players during the ashes of 2006-2007 and T twenty 2010 was of great importance.
  • The main reason for England’s success was mostly the opening runs by Andrew Strauss.
  • He is an essential element for the English side and is said to lead his team to the trophy by his consistent batting and flawless stroke playing.
  • Andrew Strauss is not only one of the best batsmen ever coming from England Cricket Team, he is also a great cricket captain. English Cricket team has performed really well under his captaincy. They have claimed the number one Test Cricket Team spot too. 

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