Tag Archives: Andrew Strauss

Still No 1, but time for England to review selection policy?

Victory in Colombo on the final day of their winter Test travels, securing a 1-1 draw against Sri Lanka after four successive defeats, has at last given Andrew Strauss and his team something to smile about – especially as it … Continue reading

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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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Strauss facing end to England’s No 1 Test status

Andrew Strauss must lead England to a series-saving win against Sri Lanka at Colombo’s P Sara Stadium in the second and final Test of this ridiculously short series if his team are to retain their hard-won status at No 1 … Continue reading

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Russell Grant: An astrologer and avid cricket follower

“I love Tuffers.” Russell Grant tells Robin Hutchison his passion for cricket and his love for Middlesex in January’s issue of The Cricketer. Subscribe here.

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CMJ: Strauss must be wary of resurgent Pakistan

It would be all too easy for England, trying not to bask too indulgently in their status as officially the best Test team in the world, to slip up in either Dubai or Abu Dhabi over the next few weeks. … Continue reading

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England’s Year in Review

“It might seem a trivial affectation but it was a symbol of togetherness, an indication that this England were comfortable in each other’s company and wanted to share success, which was not always the case in the recent past.” John … Continue reading

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Jonathan Agnew: England’s No 1 challenge for 2012

As we approach 2012, and the start of a hectic twelve months for the England team early in the New Year, there is one major challenge facing Andrew Strauss and Andy Flower: to stay on top of the Test match … 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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Martin Johnson: England doing their bit again for pub conversation

That’s better. Ever since England thrashed the Aussies Down Under last winter, there hasn’t been a single decent conversation down at my local pub.  For decades, the place has reverberated with animated chatter – mostly along the lines of “they’re … Continue reading

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Strauss plans tour warm-up trip to India: Richard Gibson

England captain Andrew Strauss’ latest Test warm-up has been pencilled in for India in December, alongside 11 members of the England Performance Programme. Strauss, 34, prepared for the Test tour of New Zealand in early 2008 by playing some limited-overs … Continue reading

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