Andrew Strauss - a career in pictures

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Andrew Strauss - Posing during Middlesex's pre-season media day in 1997  

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Andrew Strauss - Ducking a bouncer from Vasbert Drakes while on Middlesex duty  

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Andrew Strauss - Going on the attack against Surrey in the Twenty20 Cup  

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Andrew Strauss - The first of many...receiving his Test cap from Michael Vaughan at Lord's in 2004  

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Andrew Strauss - It turned out to be a perfect debut with a century in the first innings against New Zealand  

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Andrew Strauss - Strauss hooks during the 2005 Ashes Test at Old Trafford where he made 106  

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Andrew Strauss - Celebrating with Andrew Flintoff at the Oval - it was his second century of the Ashes series  

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Andrew Strauss - Tossing up at Lord's in 2006 when Strauss was captain against Pakistan  

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Andrew Strauss - The 2006/07 Ashes series Down Under was painful for a number of reasons  

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Andrew Strauss - Walking off in Napier in 2008 when he made a career-saving 177  

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Andrew Strauss - Celebrating in Chennai in 2008 when he made hundreds in both innings  

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Andrew Strauss - Posing outside the home dressing room at Lord's after being appointed captain full-time in 2009  

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Andrew Strauss - Dodging a bouncer during his 161 in the 2009 Ashes Test at Lord's  

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Andrew Strauss - Celebrating at the Oval after winning back the Ashes  

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Andrew Strauss - England's Ashes defence began in Brisbane where Jonathan Trott, Alastair Cook and Strauss scored centuries as the visitors made 517 for one in the second innings  

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Andrew Strauss - The highlight of his career - winning the Ashes Down Under  

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Andrew Strauss - Clocking up the runs during his magnificent 158 in the World Cup against India in Bangalore  

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Andrew Strauss - A 21st and final Test century - this time at Trent Bridge against West Indies  

David Collier, Andrew Strauss & Giles Clarke

David Collier, Andrew Strauss & Giles Clarke - Marking his 100th Test appearance at Lord's with David Collier and Giles Clarke  

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Andrew Strauss - Bowing out of cricket on August 29 2012  

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