Andrew Strauss, the highly acclaimed former England Test and ODI cricket Captain, has been named Director of English Cricket by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
In this new role, Andrew will be responsible for the long-term strategy of the England men’s cricket team, whilst overseeing the performance and development programmes of the national side
“Andrew’s breadth of ideas, his passion for England cricket and his proven leadership skills shone out,” English Cricket’s Chief Executive Tom Harrison told the ECB’s official website. “He was an exceptional England captain, is an authoritative voice on the modern game and has a wealth of experience building successful teams. Andrew’s also widely respected across the sporting landscape. We’re delighted he’s joining us at the ECB as we set out to create a new strategy for the game.”
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