Andrew Flintoff- Former Cricketer

Andrew Flintoff- Former Cricketer (In a Nutshell)

  • Andrew Flintoff was born in England on December 6th, 1977.
  • He was an All-rounder; a Right-handed batsman and a right-arm fast bowler.
  • “Ambition is a funny thing. In cricket, as in many professions, it tends to take you on a journey away from where you started. That’s fine, maybe inevitable. But no one ever tells you that the biggest days aren’t always the best days. And the richest prizes aren’t the ones you remember.”- Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff- Former Cricketer (Nitty Gritty)

  • “My school was pretty tough, and I played football there so I would be accepted, to save myself a kicking.”- Andrew Flintoff
  • “It is one thing being scrutinised for playing a bad shot as a batsman or bowling a bad spell as a bowler, but the captaincy adds an extra dimension. The criticism is slightly harder to take.”- Andrew Flintoff
  • “I’ve had a go at captaincy. Batting and bowling and captaincy turned out to be a bit too much.”- Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff- Former Cricketer (What set him apart)

  • “Throughout my career, in cricket and beyond, I’ve incredibly lucky with my marriage. I met Rachael in 2002, and that was the year my England career kicked on. Everything started to click.”- Andrew Flintoff
  • “We always gave one-day cricket respect as players, definitely.”- Andrew Flintoff
  • “I’ve seen material competitiveness destroy relationships in dressing rooms. People end up worrying about what someone else is earning and who they’re missing out.”- Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff- Former Cricketer (Final Thoughts)

  • Andrew Flintoff retired from playing cricket in 2010.
  • “Looking at my family today, I think, ‘I could have done any better.’ That’s one thing I have got right.”- Andrew Flintoff
  • “I’ve tired of looking into the future, imagining all the things I want to have.”- Andrew Flintoff

 

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