Google News Italia (Italian) – Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has told of his ‘immense grief and sadness’ after his wife died following a year-long battle with lung cancer.

Summary

  • Former England cricket captain Andrew Strauss has told of his ‘immense grief and sadness’ after his wife died following a year-long battle with lung cancer.
  • Andrew Strauss stepped down from his position as director of cricket with the England and Wales Cricket Board in October in order to spend more time with her as she fought the condition.
  • In a statement released today through the England and Wales Cricket Board, he said: ‘It is with great sadness and immense grief that we have to announce that Ruth passed away today as a result of her rare lung cancer.
  • BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew also paid tribute, saying: ‘All our thoughts and prayers are with Andrew Strauss and his family.
  • Cricket commentator for the BBC, Jonathan Agnew, added: ‘All our thoughts and prayers are with Andrew Strauss and his family.


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