Andrew Strauss stepped down as England Cricket Captain in August 2012 having played 100 Tests matches for England. He captained the side on 50 occasions and retires from the game as one of England's most successful captains of all time. Andrew captained England to their first Ashes series win in Australia for 24 years, becoming one of only 3 Captains EVER to successfully lead England to Ashes victories home and away.
Andrew finished his career in the top 10 leading run scorers for England in Tests, having passed 7,000 runs - hitting 21 hundreds in the process. During his career Andrew was also capped 127 times in the ODI team. In 2009 he was nominated for ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year' and was granted the ‘Freedom of the City of London'.
Andrew Strauss is the consummate professional and despite his late arrival on the international scene (following time working in the City) he made the best of his talent in order to become one of the very best international opening batsmen during his career and in 2009 he was the leading international run scorer worldwide. With 21 Test centuries to his name Andrew finishes his career the joint second highest century maker in English history.
Andrew Strauss’ leadership qualities and mature, personable character means that he is able to work with and entertain corporates, brands and customers alike and is able to deliver key messages to the very highest standard.
Andrew Strauss is available for speaking engagements including after dinner speaking and speeches based on his leadership, teamwork and motivational experiences he gained as England Captain and latterly, Director of Cricket for the England cricket team.
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