Andrew Strauss
Andrew Strauss
Personal information
Full name Andrew John Strauss
Born 5 March 1977 (1977-03-05) (age 40)
Johannesburg, South Africa
Nickname Lord Brocket, The General, Levi, Mareman, Straussy, Jazzer, Johann, The Strauss Mouse
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Left-arm medium
Role Opening batsman, England captain
International information
National side England
Test debut (cap 624) 20 May 2004 v New Zealand
Last Test 27 May 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI debut (cap 180) 18 November 2003 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 12 July 2010 v Bangladesh
ODI shirt no. 14
Domestic team information
Years Team
1998–present Middlesex (squad no. 6)
2002 MCC
2007-08 Northern Districts
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 74 108 196 234
Runs scored 5,667 3375 13,951 6794
Batting average 43.59 34.09 42.02 31.89
100s/50s 18/20 4/22 35/62 8/44
Top score 177 154 177 163
Balls bowled 6 102 6
Wickets 2
Bowling average 44.50
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling 1/16
Catches/stumpings 83/– 44/– 172/– 77/–
Source: CricketArchive, 1 August 2010

Andrew John Strauss, MBE (born 2 March 1977, Johannesburg, Transvaal Province, South Africa) is an English cricketer who plays county cricket for Middlesex County Cricket Club and is captain of England. A fluent left-handed opening batsman, Strauss favours scoring off the back foot, mostly playing cut and pull shots. Strauss is also known for his fielding strength at slip or in the covers.

External linksEdit

Middlesex County Cricket Club - Current squad

Current England Squad

 Strauss (c)   Cook   Collingwood   Bell   Morgan   Pietersen   Trott   Prior   Bresnan   Swann   Anderson   Broad   Finn   Sidebottom   Tredwell 

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