Andrew Strauss

Born: March 2, 1977 (age 40)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Johannesburg, South Africa
Nationality: England flag English

Role: Opening batsman
Andrew Strauss
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Jos Buttler poses for an England portrait session on May 19, 2015
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
Ben Stokes is in need of a hug from a thirsty Midlander after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
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
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
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
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
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
England captain Alastair Cook celebrates after winning the 4th Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge on August 8, 2015
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
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
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
Alastair Cook at an Essex CCC photocall on April 7, 2016
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
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
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
England captain Alastair Cook celebrates winning the 1st Investec Ashes Test match between England and Australia at SWALEC Stadium on July 11, 2015
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
James Anderson poses during an England portrait session in May 2015
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
Ben Stokes and Jonny Bairstow in action on day two of the second Test between South Africa and England on January 3, 2016
ECB announces restructuring of central contract system for cricketers
The ECB announces a new system for central contracts to give limited-overs specialists a financial boost.
Sep 29, 10:19
Nottinghamshire's James Taylor in action against Glamorgan on September 21, 2013
Serious heart condition forces James Taylor to retire
England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor is forced to retire due to a serious heart condition.
Apr 12, 10:22
England batsman Alex Hales leaves the field after his 94 during the 2nd NatWest series T20 match between England and Australia at Emirates Durham on August 31, 2013
James Taylor backs Alex Hales to "bounce back"
James Taylor believes that Alex Hales has what it takes to "bounce back" from his low scores against a South African Invitational XI.
Dec 17, 23:12
England's Ben Stokes and England players celebrates as England wrap up the game and retain the Ashes on the third day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England on August 8, 2015
England in South Africa: Who makes the XI?
Sports Mole picks the 11 players that should take to the field for England's first Test match away in South Africa later this month.
Dec 1, 12:16
Ashwell Prince of Lancashire bats during day two of the LV County Championship Division Two match between Lancashire and Surrey at Emirates Old Trafford on September 15, 2015
ECB confirms changes to coin toss for 2016 Championship
The England and Wales Cricket Board confirms that the traditional coin toss will be altered in both divisions of next season's County Championship.
Nov 26, 21:01
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 would "love" Twenty20 recall
Kevin Pietersen refuses to give up hope that he will be able to feature for England at next year's Twenty20 World Cup.
Nov 24, 15:08
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 slams 'hypocrite' Andrew Strauss over IPL comments
England outcast Kevin Pietersen accuses ECB director Andrew Strauss of being a 'hypocrite' over his comments about international cricketers playing in the IPL.
Nov 13, 14:12
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 right to drop me'
Kevin Pietersen admits that England winning The Ashes has proven that the selectors were right to drop him from the side.
Sep 24, 17:56
Durham captain Paul Collingwood shows off his ball control skills during day two of a LV County Championship Division One match on September 18, 2013
England turn to Paul Collingwood, Mahela Jayawardene
Paul Collingwood and Mahela Jayawardene will take up coaching roles with England this winter.
Sep 15, 12:16
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Paul Farbrace: 'Andrew Strauss key to limited-overs success'
England assistant coach Paul Farbrace believes that Andrew Strauss deserves credit for improving the side's approach to limited-overs cricket.
Sep 12, 20:50
Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss during a press conference on August 29, 2012
Andrew Strauss: 'No England hope for Kevin Pietersen after Ashes'
ECB director of cricket Andrew Strauss shuts the door on any talk of a potential post-Ashes international recall for Kevin Pietersen.
Sep 7, 15:54
England's Ben Stokes and England players celebrates as England wrap up the game and retain the Ashes on the third day of the fourth Ashes cricket Test match between England and Australia at Trent Bridge in Nottingham, England on August 8, 2015
England cricketers draw each other for charity
Current and former England cricketers draw caricatures of each other to raise funds for charity.
Aug 17, 10:41
Angus Fraser attends a memorial service to journalist and former president of the MCC, Christopher Martin-Jenkins MBE at St Paul's Cathedral on April 16, 2013
England selector Angus Fraser 'angered' by past criticisms
England selector Angus Fraser admits to having mixed feelings over the Three Lions' Ashes victory.
Aug 10, 16:00
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