Former England captain Andrew Strauss, who had held the put up of ECB’s director of cricket until 2018, has returned to the board in his function because the Cricket Committee Chairman.
Andrew Strauss was once not too long ago knighted for his products and services to cricket (Reuters)
- Andrew Strauss was once not too long ago knighted for his products and services to cricket
- Strauss stepped down as ECB’s director of cricket closing 12 months to improve his past due spouse Ruth’s most cancers struggle
- Strauss stated that he’s excited to construct at the luck that cricket in England has completed this summer time
Former England captain Andrew Strauss is again within the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) as cricket committee chairman and can pressure the improvement of the sport in any respect ranges as a part of his new function.
The 42-year-old, who was once knighted on Tuesday, stepped down as ECB’s director of cricket closing 12 months to improve his past due spouse Ruth’s most cancers struggle and was once changed by way of former England spinner Ashley Giles.
“The ECB were a very important supply of improve over a particularly tricky 12 months,” Strauss was once quoted as pronouncing by way of the BBC. “It is a genuine excitement to go back… I am extraordinarily captivated with creating and rising cricket in England and Wales.”
In his earlier place, Strauss appointed trainer Trevor Bayliss, who guided the nationwide staff to their maiden 50-overs Global Cup identify in July.
“I have observed first-hand how this summer time of cricket has impressed extra other folks to fall in love with the game and I will be able to’t wait to assist construct on its luck,” Strauss added.
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