Category Archives: Andrew Strauss

Hoggard backing for under-pressure Strauss

England’s under-pressure captain Andrew Strauss has found support from his former Test team-mate Matthew Hoggard. Strauss led England to Ashes success last year and took them to the top of the ICC World Test rankings but his future as England … Continue reading

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Andrew Strauss reviews the year with Simon Hughes: live broadcast

So we’re done! If you missed it, don’t panic. Watch below. It was genuinely good stuff – you will not be wasting your time. Not as good repro as an Ashes DVD but much more interesting. And your questions were … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England look to next challenge, The Oval, day five, close

Strauss determined to not to let team rest on No.1 status Close: Fourth Test, day five, The Oval Match score: England 591-6 dec (Bell 235, Pietersen 175; Sreesanth 3-123) beat India  300 (Dravid 146*;Bresnan 3-54, Swann 3-102) and 283 (Tendulkar 91, … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: India find their fight, The Oval, day two, morning

Series is a contest again for first time since Trent Bridge day one Lunch: Fourth Test, day two, The Oval Match score: England 126-2 (Bell 29*, Pietersen 18*, Strauss 40; Sharma 16-7-24-1) Full scorecard Session score: England 51-2 India win Ask … Continue reading

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Andrew Strauss and the never-ending job: John Stern

It seems a bit bizarre and frankly unkind to build the story of a day’s county cricket around two dropped slip catches. But that is what I found myself doing on Monday at Uxbridge. This is the burden that Andrew … Continue reading

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Trescothick: Strauss decision “makes perfect sense”

Marcus Trescothick has welcomed the decision to let Andrew Strauss to play as a guest for Somerset in their three-day match against India at Taunton, starting on July 15. The England captain will switch counties from Middlesex for a one-off … Continue reading

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John Emburey: Strauss selection for Somerset is beyond criticism

I am very pleased to see Andrew Strauss included in the Somerset team to play a three-day game against the Indians at Taunton in mid-July, ahead of the four-Test series which will provide not just the high point of this … Continue reading

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Strauss makes county switch in bid for form

Andrew Strauss, the England captain, has taken the unprecedented step of arranging to play for Somerset in their tour match against India at Taunton next month in an effort to recapture his form before the four-match series against the world’s … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Sri Lanka survive for comfortable draw, Lord’s, day five, evening

No repeat of Cardiff miracle as Test fizzles out Close: Second Test, day five, Lord’s Match score: Sri Lanka 127-3 (Samaraweera 17*, P Jayawardene 12*) and 479 (Paranavitana 65, Dilshan 193; Finn 4-108) drew with England 486 (Cook 96, Bell 52, … Continue reading

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Andrew Strauss on the M4

I was waiting to pay for fuel somewhere along the M4 near Bristol, and I noticed an elderly man approach someone ahead of me in the queue. Then I noticed the England shellsuit zip-up. “How did you do today,” said … Continue reading

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