Test Cricket Achiever Andrew Flintoff

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Andrew Flintoff is a former English cricketer who played for Lancashire County Cricket Club, Chennai Super Kings and England. His nick name is nicknamed Freddie Flintoff. During 2009 Ashes series he made available for future commitments in One Day International and Twenty20 International series matches. He made his professional boxing debut on 30 November 2012. He got ICC Award for one-day player of the year.  In 2009 he announced his retirement at the end of Ashes series. From the year 2012 he made his profession as a boxer. His major teams are England, ICC World XI Chennai Super Kings and Lancashire. He played totally 79 test matches made 3845 runs including 5 centuries and 26 half century, 282 List A, 29 Twenty 20, 183 First class and 141 ODI matches. In 2000 he hit 135 not out in the Quarter-finals of the Natwest Trophy against Surrey team. In the year 2004 he was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year. During 2004 Nat West One Day International (ODI) Series he scored two consecutive centuries in the series and hitting seven sixes in one innings.

In 2005 he shared the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the ICC player of the year award with Jacques Kallis of South Africa. In 2006 Flintoff was gifted with Freedom of the City award for Preston. During 2006-07 Commonwealth Bank Series One Day International matches Flintoff also captained England. In 2009 IPL Chennai Super kings bought Flintoff for USD 1,550,000 – $600,000 above his base price of USD 950,000. Andrew Flintoff profile is good and inspiration achievement gives boost to the youngster cricket players. His one of the wonderful achievement was Flintoff is only the 7th player to have batted on all 5 days of a Test match, achieving this feat at Mohali, in the same match in which he broke the sixes record. He currently holds 14 Guinness World Records in aid of Sport Relief. He is also the 9th highest English run-scorer in ODI matches, with a total of 2975 runs.

During Twenty 20 Cup 2009 the match was played between Lancashire and Derbyshire, Lancashire won the match by 56 runs, he scored 93. In 5th ODI series England cricket team won the match by 26 he scored just 3 runs. In 1998 SA in England test series, England team won by 8 wickets against South Africa he scored 17. During 1999 Cola Coal cup Pakistan won by 90 runs against England - Flintoff scored half century in this season.

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