Cape Town – Ex England captain Andrew Strauss have faith in Andy Flower still has a enormous amount to offer English cricket. Strauss was the captain and Flower the coach when they led England to being the No 1 Test side in the world in 2010/11, a year which also saw them winning the Ashes in Australia. However, Flower is 12-year federation with English cricket, where he worked also worked with the England Lions, was ended last month by the ECB, much to the anxiety of Strauss.
Strauss said the PA news agency: “Andy was by far the best coach I ever worked with, a good man and had unbelievable success with the England cricket team. Cricket fans who want to watch the live-action of England Vs South Africa series can get England Vs South Africa Tickets from our most trusted and economical online ticketing platform.
“We certainly have not seen the end of Andy Flower yet. I would not be at all astonished if we saw him in a high-profile coaching role again.
“Maybe not with the ECB, but in the English game someplace. I honestly hope he stays involved in English cricket, rather than going abroad somewhere.”
Strauss, who before held the role of ECB director of cricket, lately accepted a role as chair of the ECB cricket committee.
It will run together with his work for the Ruth Strauss Foundation, which was set up in memory of his late wife to fund research into rare forms of lung cancer and to funding patients and families affected by the disease.
“It is me dipping my toe back into the game of cricket,” he explained.
“The ECB cricket committee has a very wide reach overseeing qualified cricket in the country, but also women’s cricket and disability cricket and the pathway to the top.
“It keeps me involved and cricket is in my blood so I want to be involved in some way, but it’s about juggling it with the foundation.
“Even more significantly it is juggling it with my boys and making sure I am around to do what they need me to do.” Get up to the minute updates of South Africa Vs England Tickets from our trusted online ticketing marketplace. Cricket fanatics can get all details of England Cricket Tickets from eticketing.co easily.