Cricket365 – Andrew Strauss will be taking an extended break from his role as the ECB’s director of cricket to spend time with his family.

Summary

  • Andrew Strauss will be taking an extended break from his role as the ECB’s director of cricket to spend time with his family.
  • It is believed that Strauss’ wife Ruth, who was diagnosed with cancer in December, will be starting treatment soon and Strauss wants to be there for her and their two young sons.
  • No timeframe has been given as to when Strauss will return but former England coach Andy Flower will take over Strauss’ duties on an interim basis.
  • Strauss said: “My wife was diagnosed with cancer in December.
  • A former England captain, Strauss flew home from the Ashes in Australia last year after the initial diagnosis on his wife.


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