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Andrew Strauss

Born: March 2, 1977 (age 44)

Height: 5' 10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Opening batsman
Andrew Strauss
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General view of Lord's cricket ground from August 2019
Lord's to turn red during England's second Test with India
Both teams will wear commemorative shirts as part of fundraising activities across the day.
Jul 19, 16:47
Alastair Cook pictured in September 2018
On This Day: Alastair Cook named England's new ODI captain
Alastair Cook replaced Andrew Strauss, who retired from one-day cricket, while Stuart Broad took over from Paul Collingwood.
May 5, 08:06
England captain Joe Root celebrates with the Wisden Trophy on July 28, 2020
Joe Root invites ICC to make own judgement on state of Ahmedabad pitch
England were beaten by 10 wickets to go 2-1 down in the series.
Feb 26, 08:45
England captain Joe Root celebrates with the Wisden Trophy on July 28, 2020
On This Day: Joe Root confirmed as England Test captain
In his first match as captain Joe Root scored 190 against South Africa at Lord's.
Feb 13, 08:22
Paul Collingwood pictured in September 2019
On This Day: Paul Collingwood retires from Test cricket
Paul Collingwood called time on his Test career during the victorious Ashes series nine years ago.
Jan 5, 08:46
General view of Lord's cricket ground from August 2019
New ECB chairman Ian Watmore backs The Hundred to become big success
The inaugural edition of The Hundred was supposed to launch this summer but was put back by 12 months.
Sep 1, 17:24
England's Ashley Giles celebrates his side's victory over Australia during the 2005 Ashes
Picture of the day: England inch 2-1 ahead in memorable 2005 Ashes series
England went on to win the famous Ashes series in 2005.
Aug 28, 08:25
England's Stuart Broad pictured on July 25, 2020
Andrew Strauss claims Stuart Broad is bowling better than ever
The 34-year-old is on 499 Test wickets.
Jul 27, 18:27
Yaya Toure in action for Olympiacos on October 4, 2018
Yaya on the Orient express and KJT enjoys some R&R - Friday's sporting social
Andrew Strauss' pups were looking the dogs in Manchester while Liverpool's title celebrations continued into a third day.
Jul 24, 18:07
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
Andrew Strauss feels Red for Ruth day will overcome behind-closed-doors hurdle
Strauss set up the Ruth Strauss Foundation after the death of his wife in 2018 to a rare form of lung cancer.
Jul 22, 19:56
Andrew Strauss raises his bat after reaching a century in England's Test with Pakistan in July 2006.
Picture of the day: Andrew Strauss registers ninth Test century for England
Andrew Strauss' 128 from 214 balls was his third Test ton at the Home of Cricket.
Jul 16, 09:17
Kevin Pietersen pictured in July 2019
Kevin Pietersen reveals regret at not making farewell England appearance at home
Kevin Pietersen believes social media can destroy the careers of current sports stars.
Jul 9, 10:15
Michael Vaughan pictured in 2005
On This Day in 2006: England skipper Michael Vaughan ruled out of Ashes tour
Michael Vaughan was hampered by a knee injury.
Jul 6, 08:56
Ben Stokes in action for England on January 26, 2020
Andrew Strauss: 'Ben Stokes captaincy will be a proud moment for him'
The Durham all-rounder will take over temporarily from Joe Root.
Jul 2, 18:41
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English cricket to remember Ruth Strauss against the West Indies
Third test against West Indies will be dedicated to raising money.
Jul 2, 12:29
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
On this day: Andrew Strauss takes over as England captain
Strauss had twice previously deputised for Andrew Flintoff.
Jun 8, 09:06
England's Dom Sibley reacts as he leaves the pitch after losing his wicket on January 16, 2020
South Africa hit back after lunch as England openers fall
The England openers batted through the morning session but could not go on to fifties.
Jan 16, 13:36
Joe Root in action for England on December 2, 2019
In Focus: St George's Park, venue for the third Test in Port Elizabeth
England have lost just once in nine Tests at the historic Port Elizabeth venue, winning five.
Jan 13, 12:14
Andy Flower pictured in June 2017
Andrew Strauss : 'Departing Andy Flower the best coach I ever worked with'
Sir Andrew Strauss would like to see former England head coach Andy Flower remain on these shores.
Nov 5, 09:35
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
Andrew Strauss hoping Chris Silverwood can act as inspiration to young county coaches
The former England captain and director of cricket admitted this winter is a 'significant challenge' for the new head coach.
Nov 4, 18:18
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
James Anderson hails Andrew Strauss as his "best captain"
Strauss was recognised in former Prime Minister Theresa May's resignation honours list.
Sep 10, 16:31
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
Andrew Strauss: Natural leader whose biggest impact could be yet to come
The former England captain has set up the Ruth Strauss Foundation in memory of his late wife.
Sep 10, 09:18
Geoffrey Boycott pictured in August 2013
A full team of English cricketing knights
Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott complete an XI to savour.
Sep 10, 09:18
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
England legends Andrew Strauss and Geoffrey Boycott knighted
The pair have been honoured for services to sport.
Sep 10, 09:12
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
Andrew Strauss prepares for emotional day as Ashes Test honours late wife
Ruth Strauss died from a rare form of lung cancer in December.
Aug 15, 04:30
England's Eoin Morgan demonstrates what men have on June 30, 2019
Andrew Strauss urges Eoin Morgan to take time over deciding future
Strauss has hailed Morgan for transforming England's one-day style of play.
Jul 16, 16:07
Ben Stokes pictured for England in their World Cup opener against South Africa on May 30, 2019
Andre Strauss: 'Ben Stokes must learn to live with hero status'
Andrew Strauss hailed England's World Cup final match-winner's 'desire and hunger to win'.
Jul 16, 15:54
Andrew Strauss pictured in late 2017
Strauss recalls telling sons about their mother's terminal condition
Ruth Strauss died last December after suffering from a rare form of lung cancer.
Jun 14, 16:34
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Andrew Strauss to step down temporarily to support cancer-stricken wife
Andrew Strauss confirms that he will step down as director of England cricket on a temporary basis in order to support his wife Ruth, who is undergoing cancer treatment.
May 22, 22:26
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Andrew Strauss not returning to Ashes tour after wife Ruth diagnosed with cancer
Andrew Strauss will not be returning to the Ashes tour of Australia after his wife Ruth was diagnosed with cancer, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirms.
Dec 14, 21:56
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England stars 'advised to skip Jos Buttler's stag do'
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss advises top stars, including Joe Root, to avoid Jos Buttler's stag do in Amsterdam this weekend.
Sep 30, 13:53
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England director Andrew Strauss confirms Ben Stokes has broken hand
England director Andrew Strauss confirms that Ben Stokes suffered a minor fracture on his hand following Monday night's altercation, but should be fit for the Ashes.
Sep 27, 11:02
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Stuart Broad: 'Joe Root right man for England captaincy'
Stuart Broad backs Joe Root to take over the England captaincy from Alastair Cook, but says that he would be unable to say no to the offer if asked by the ECB board.
Feb 12, 17:07
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Andrew Strauss speaks to Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Stuart Broad over England captaincy?
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss reportedly meets with Joe Root, Ben Stokes and Stuart Broad to discuss the Test captaincy.
Feb 10, 09:57
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Andrew Strauss: 'Alastair Cook was drained as captain'
England's director of cricket Andrew Strauss admits that Alastair Cook had become "drained by the relentlessness of being England captain".
Feb 6, 16:56
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Alastair Cook quits as England Test cricket captain
Alastair Cook steps down as England's Test cricket captain with immediate effect.
Feb 6, 09:42
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Alastair Cook captaincy decision to be made this weekend?
Alastair Cook will reportedly meet with team director Andrew Strauss this weekend to discuss his future as England captain, which he will likely have the final say on.
Jan 6, 18:03
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Alastair Cook: 'Joe Root ready to captain England'
Alastair Cook believes that Joe Root is "ready" to take over as England captain.
Dec 12, 10:08
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Alastair Cook plays down suggestions he could step down as England captain
Alastair Cook plays down suggestions that he will quit the England captaincy at the end of the forthcoming five-match Test series against India.
Nov 8, 18:00
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James Anderson confident of making India tour
England fast bowler James Anderson says that he is confident of being fit in time for the five-Test series with India next month.
Oct 5, 22:10

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Tuesday's key events


DIVING
· Team GB duo Jack Laugher - silver medallist in Rio - and James Heatly take part in the men's 3m springboard semi-final (2am), and will hope to qualify for the final later in the day (7am)

ATHLETICS
· Two Britons are involved in the women's long jump final, but Abigail Irozuru and Jazmin Sawyers have their work cut out to get a spot on the podium (2.50am)
· Norwegian Karsten Warholm, who broke the world record just last month, goes for gold in the men's 400m hurdles final. USA's Rai Benjamin is expected to be his main challenger (4.20am)
· Great Britain have three representatives in the final of the women's 800m, with Jemma Reekie having perhaps the best chance of a medal (1.25pm)
· A mouth-watering women's 200m final sees Elaine Thompson-Herah go for the prestigious sprint double after claiming the 100m crown. Compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Namibia's Christine Mboma and USA's Gabrielle Thomas are expected to be her main competitors (1.50pm)

SAILING
· The rescheduled women's skiff 49er FX (4.33am) and men's skiff 49er (5.33am) come to their conclusion, with Team GB involved in both medal races
· Defending champion Giles Scott bids for a second successive gold in the Finn class medal race (6.33am)
· There is another medal chance for Team GB in the mixed Nacra 17 medal race (7.33am)

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
· Team GB's Joe Fraser takes part in the parallel bars final, kicking off the final day of artistic gymnastics (9am)
· USA superstar Simone Biles, who has been forced to pull out of all of her finals so far, is on the starting list for the beam final as she bids for a fifth Olympic gold (9.50am)

FOOTBALL
· The men's semi-finals take place, with Mexico taking on Brazil first up (9am)
· The winner of that first semi-final will face either hosts Japan or Spain (2pm)

CYCLING
· Laura Kenny will look to win a third straight Olympic team pursuit gold medal. Team GB take on United States in their heat (7.44am), with the gold medal race later that day (9.26am)
· Laura's husband and fellow Olympic legend Jason Kenny will also look to continue his huge success in the men's team sprint - an event he has won gold in at every Games since 2008. Team GB will first need to get through the men's qualifying (7.58am), with the gold medal race ending the session (9.44am)

BOXING
· Pat McCormack will be looking to achieve his dream of Olympic gold when he faces Cuba's Roniel Iglesias (11.05am)

> Today's schedule in full
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