Andrew Strauss lights up the grey Sydney skies

It was a day for skittish left-handers at the crease. Mitchell Johnson, employing the long-handle, whacked 53, resuscitating a flagging Australia innings just as he did in Perth. And, of course, there was Andrew Strauss.

No, this is not a misprint. We are talking about Strauss, the same dependable, stolid, sensible Strauss, who, when asked about Kevin Pietersen‘s mishap with a Lamborghini in Geelong earlier in the tour, said: “Well, I’m sure I wouldn’t want to captain a side who were all like me.” Strauss knows he can be a bit boring and predictable

Full story: The Guardian


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