Batsman Kevin Pietersen said his England cricket career is over after he was left out of the national squad for a tour of the Caribbean and the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.
Andrew Strauss quit cricket after a 3 1/2-year stint as England Test captain in which the team attained the No. 1 ranking and beat archrival Australia home and away in Ashes series. He’s replaced by Alastair Cook.
Andrew Strauss, who led England to two Ashes victories and the top ranking in Test cricket, will retire from the national team and Middlesex after a 14-year career.
Alastair Cook was named captain of England’s one-day cricket team and Stuart Broad took over as Twenty20 skipper in a revamped leadership structure for the national squad.
Andrew Strauss says he still wants more after his team became the first England cricket squad in 24 years to retain the Ashes.
Andrew Strauss is set to resign as England’s Test cricket captain today after 3 1/2 years in the job, the Daily Telegraph reported, without saying where it got the information.
England captain Andrew Strauss told his team to expect a “very tough” challenge as it goes into the second Ashes cricket Test against Australia in Adelaide today.
England captain Andrew Strauss backed his team to rebound from its worst Test cricket loss in 2 1/2 years as it seeks to retain the No. 1 ranking.
English cricket is turning onfield success into record commercial revenue as the national team seeks a run of victories not seen since the Victorian era.
Captain Andrew Strauss’s first century in 18 months helped England take a 16-run lead at the end of the second day of the opening cricket Test against West Indies.
"Players want to make money out of the game."
- Andrew Strauss on Nov 20, 2013