Andrew Strauss

Born: March 2, 1977 (age 38)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Opening batsman
Sports Mole has 306 articles about Andrew Strauss. Articles 1 to 40:
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Shaun Udal slams "ridiculous" Kevin Pietersen omission
Shaun Udal describes the ECB's decision to overlook Kevin Pietersen for a place in the England fold as 'ridiculous and unfair'.
Jul 22, 20:17
Australia's Mitchell Marsh (L) celebrates bowling out Englands Captain Alastair Cook (down) on the third day of the second Ashes cricket test match between England and Australia at Lord's cricket ground in London, on July 18, 2015
Third Ashes Test: Should England make changes?
Following their Ashes humiliation at Lord's, Sports Mole assesses whether England need to make any changes ahead of the Edgbaston Test.
Jul 20, 12:06
England's Andrew Flintoff celebrates after bowling Australia's Peter Siddle (not pictured) and gets five wickets on his final Ashes match at Lords during the Australian second Innings on the final day of the second Ashes Test match at Lord's cricket groun
On this day: Retiring Andrew Flintoff skittles out Australians at Lord's
Six years ago today, a retiring Andrew Flintoff claimed a five-for as England beat Australia at Lord's for the first time in 75 years.
Jul 20, 08:00
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
ECB director Andrew Strauss urges team to 'control emotions' in first Ashes Test
ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss says that the England team must control their emotions on day one of the opening Ashes Test in Cardiff this morning.
Jul 8, 09:06
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss expects aggressive England
England director of cricket Andrew Strauss expects an aggressive performance from Trevor Bayliss's side during this summer's Ashes series against Australia.
Jul 5, 12:49
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss backs England for Ashes glory
England director of cricket Andrew Strauss insists that Australia will need to play "outstanding cricket" if they are to end a 14-year wait to win the Ashes on foreign soil.
Jul 5, 12:15
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss tips Alastair Cook to take England forward
Director of cricket Andrew Strauss has faith in Alastair Cook to lead England's new approach in the longest format.
Jul 3, 05:20
Mark Footitt of Derbyshire celebrates after taking the wicket of Durham's Will Smith (not pictured) during the LV County Championship match between Derbyshire and Durham at The County Ground on September 13, 2013
England name 14-man pre-Ashes training squad
Derbyshire's Mark Footitt is among the 14-man training squad to take part in a four-day fitness camp in Spain ahead of next month's Ashes opener.
Jun 18, 11:59
England's Jos Buttler (R) celebrates scoring his century during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between England and New Zealand at Edgbaston cricket ground, in Birmingham, central England on June 9, 2015
England hammer New Zealand: Five that impressed
Sports Mole picks out five of the most impressive England players from their resounding one-day international victory over New Zealand.
Jun 10, 15:08
Chris Gayle hits out at ECB for Kevin Pietersen snub
Chris Gayle thinks that Kevin Pietersen "should be playing for England", ahead of The Ashes this summer.
Jun 9, 04:04
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
Eoin Morgan: 'Trevor Bayliss is the right head coach for England'
Eoin Morgan tells Sports Mole that Trevor Bayliss is the right head coach for England due to his ability to peel the game 'back to basics'.
Jun 4, 22:08
England's Kevin Pietersen raise his bat moments after reaching 50 runs during the third day of the third Ashes Test on August 3, 2013
Kevin Pietersen out for just two on Surrey comeback against Lancashire
Kevin Pietersen falls to Kyle Jarvis for just two on his Surrey return at the Oval.
May 31, 22:09
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Kevin Pietersen to play for Surrey against Lancashire
Ex-England batsman Kevin Pietersen will play for Surrey against Lancashire after opting to stay with the county.
May 30, 22:07
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss "excited" by Trevor Bayliss appointment
Andrew Strauss admits that he is "excited" by the appointment of Trevor Bayliss as England's new head coach.
May 26, 13:23
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie backs Trevor Bayliss for England head coach vacancy
Jason Gillespie believes that Trevor Bayliss would be a good option for England, despite the Yorkshire head coach initially being in contention to fill the vacancy himself.
May 26, 06:42
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie reveals he is not the preferred ECB candidate
Jason Gillespie admits that he is looking forward to continuing his current work after England opted against making him coach.
May 26, 04:32
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Alec Stewart: 'Jason Gillespie is the right man for England'
Jason Gillespie can emulate Darren Lehmann's success at Australia if he becomes England's head coach, according to Alec Stewart.
May 23, 15:04
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Report: Jason Gillespie to accept England job
Jason Gillespie will take over as England head coach if he is offered the role, according to reports.
May 23, 14:04
Moeen Ali celebrates taking the wicket of Tom Latham during day two of the First Test between England and New Zealand on May 22, 2015
Moeen Ali hopes England can improve with the new ball against New Zealand
Moeen Ali is hopeful that England's bowlers can make the most of the new ball tomorrow after taking just two New Zealand wickets on day two of the first Test at Lord's.
May 22, 18:59
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie confirms he has held talks about becoming England head coach
Jason Gillespie confirms that he has spoken to the ECB's Andrew Strauss about potentially becoming England's new head coach.
May 22, 18:14
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: 'England could still be without coach for Ashes'
Director of England cricket Andrew Strauss says that he will not rush to have a head coach in place before the start of the Ashes.
May 21, 14:57
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Report: ECB makes Jason Gillespie approach
A report claims that the ECB has made contact with Jason Gillespie regarding the vacant head coach's position.
May 20, 15:25
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook denies Kevin Pietersen ultimatum
England Test captain Alastair Cook denies reports that he issued the ECB with an ultimatum over the potential return of Kevin Pietersen to the team.
May 20, 14:45
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Kevin Pietersen: 'England not at full strength without me'
Kevin Pietersen insists that England will not be at "full strength" without him in the side.
May 20, 12:28
Englands Gary Ballance celebrates as he runs to reach a century not out during play on the second day of the second cricket Test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground in London on July 18, 2014
Gary Ballance calls for England focus
England batsman Gary Ballance claims that it is important for the team to focus on winning matches rather than off-field controversies at the ECB.
May 19, 15:20
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie plays down England talk
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie cools speculation linking him with the England job by insisting that he is happy in his current role.
May 19, 13:17
Joe Root of England celebrates reaching his century during day three of the 2nd Test match between West Indies and England at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's on April 23, 2015
England batsman Joe Root: 'Peter Moores got the best out of me'
England batsman Joe Root thanks recently-sacked head coach Peter Moores for helping him improve his game "drastically".
May 19, 08:42
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Report: Jason Gillespie, Andrew Strauss to discuss England role
Former Australia bowler Jason Gillespie is reportedly set to meet with director of cricket Andrew Strauss.
May 19, 05:19
England's bowler Stuart Broad celebrates dismissing West Indies batsman Jason Holder during day two of the second Test match between West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 22, 2015
England's Stuart Broad apologises, blames migraine for missing sponsor's event
England bowler Stuart Broad apologises for missing a sponsor's event and blames a migraine for his absence following reports that he had been drinking heavily.
May 18, 08:44
Stuart Broad of England celebrates dismissing Glenn Maxwell of the Prime Minister's XI during the tour match between the Prime Ministers XI and England at Manuka Oval on January 14, 2015
Stuart Broad 'willing' to play alongside Kevin Pietersen
Stuart Broad says that he will play alongside Kevin Pietersen, should the batsman ever earn an international recall.
May 18, 04:00
Australian captain Michael Clarke receives a standing ovation as he leaves the field following his dismissal for his 148 run innings against England during day two of the second Ashes Test cricket match in Adelaide on December 6, 2013
Michael Clarke baffled by Kevin Pietersen snub
Australia captain Michael Clarke believes that England will suffer without Kevin Pietersen during The Ashes.
May 17, 11:23
England's Kevin Pietersen leaves the pitch after losing his wicket for 6 runs during the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between England and Australia at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham, central England on September 11, 2013
Kevin Pietersen: 'I was offered clean slate'
Kevin Pietersen vents his anger on Twitter after claiming that the ECB offered him a 'clean slate' with regards to future England selection.
May 16, 14:44
Yorkshire Executive Chairman Colin Graves looks on at the end of play during the LV County Championship Division Two match between Essex and Yorkshire at the Ford County Ground on September 14, 2012
Colin Graves: 'Promises were not made to Kevin Pietersen'
ECB chairman Colin Graves rejects claims made by Kevin Pietersen that he was promised a recall to the England setup should he return to county cricket.
May 15, 14:10
Mark Wood of Durham celebrates after taking the wicket of Jamie Overton of Somerset, his fifth of the match during day two of the LV County Championship Division One match between Somerset and Durham at The County Ground on May 20, 2014
Uncapped Adam Lyth, Mark Wood included in England squad
Uncapped Adam Lyth and Mark Wood are included in England's squad for the Test series against New Zealand later this month.
May 14, 15:14
England's Ian Bell leaves the ground following his dismissal during day four of the first Ashes test on November 24, 2013
Ian Bell suggests England will suffer this summer without Kevin Pietersen
Ian Bell suggests that England's chances of Ashes glory will be hampered without Kevin Pietersen in the side.
May 14, 12:13
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Jason Gillespie has doubts over England job due to Kevin Pietersen saga?
Jason Gillespie is reportedly concerned that he will not have much power as England head coach following Andrew Strauss's decision to snub Kevin Pietersen.
May 14, 06:28
Coach Jason Gillespie of Yorkshire Carmegie attends a training session during the Champions League Twenty20, at Claremont Cricket Club on October 15, 2012
Martyn Moxon: 'England have not made Jason Gillespie approach'
Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon claims that England are yet to make an approach for head coach Jason Gillespie.
May 14, 04:38
England's cricket team captain Alastair Cook reacts after scoring his half-century (50 runs) during the first day of the final match of a three-match Test series between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval Stadium in Bridgetown on May 1, 2015
Report: Alastair Cook threatened to quit over Kevin Pietersen saga
Alastair Cook threatened to walk away from England before Kevin Pietersen was told he would not be selected, according to reports.
May 14, 02:38
Kevin Pietersen of Surrey celebrates his 150 during day one of the friendly match between Oxford MCCU and Surrey at The Parks, on April 12, 2015
Injured Kevin Pietersen abandons Indian Premier League return
Kevin Pietersen is ruled out for at least two weeks with a calf and Achilles injury, which has seen his hopes of linking up with Sunrisers Hyderabad put to an end.
May 13, 20:26
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: 'Australian coach is an option'
New ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss insists that he is open to the idea of appointing an Australian coach for England.
May 13, 12:36