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About Andrew Flintoff

Andrew Flintoff is an English cricketer. He is born 6 December 1977 in Preston, Lancashire.

Boxing Career

After a successful 15-year career in English cricket, Andrew Flintoff began his boxing career. Flintoff is being trained by former Irish boxer Barry McGuigan.

Flintoff won his first bout, defeating Richard Dawson of USA on 30 November 2012. The four-round heavyweight bout was won by 39-38 margin. Though he was knocked down early in the second round, Flintoff recovered to survive.

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It's fantastic to win Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy: Tendulkar
On winning Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year 2010 here, a visibly delighted master blaster Sachin Tendulkar said that it felt fantastic to win the award, adding that since becoming No.1 in Test rankings, the Indian cricket team has been able to maintain its performance in the last 10 months. ANI

England to fly a 16-man 'clone' team as cover for Ashes defence
In a stunning and innovative move England coach Andy Flower plans to fly an unprecedented 32 players, including a 16-man B-team Down Under. ANI

Flintoff, a match winner and entertainer par excellence: Benaud
Former Australian cricket captain and well known commentator Richie Benaud has described retiring Andrew Flintoff as one of two Englishmen who were match winners and entertainers, and the only ones to have ever done the double of 200 wickets and 2,000 runs, the other being one Sir Ian Botham. ANI

Flintoff expects England to win Ashes quite convincingly without him
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has predicted that Andrew Strauss men will have no trouble winning the Ashes in Australia quite convincingly without him. ANI

Strauss hails Flintoff as 'the ultimate impact cricketer'
England captain Andrew Strauss has called all-rounder Andrew Flintoff the ultimate impact cricketer who would put his body on the line for his team. ANI

Retired Flintoff to launch TV career
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has announced his retirement from all formats of cricket because of a long-standing knee injury, will now launch a TV career. ANI

BCCI denies Modi's allegation of rigging players' bid
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) chief Shashank Manohar has denied allegations made by suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi that senior officials fixed the bidding of players for the 2009 tournament. ANI

Flintoff says he hopes to make 20-20 comeback for Queensland
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is hoping to make his comeback from knee surgery in Twenty20 for Queensland in January. ANI

Strauss will be judged a great England captain only if he wins Ashes Down Under: Flintoff
Andrew Strauss will be judged a great England captain only if he wins the Ashes Down Under this winter, feels former cricketer Andrew Flintoff. ANI

Flintoffs career not over: Moores
Lancashire coach Peter Moores has said all rounder Andrew Flintoffs career is not over, and added that he will be given every chance to return from injury. ANI

Queensland hopeful of securing Flintoff for KFC Twenty20
Queensland Bulls have confirmed they are hopeful of securing England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff for this seasons KFC Twenty20 Big Bash in spite of his latest knee injury. ANI

Flintoff likely to play Twenty20 in Australia and New Zealand
England all rounder Andrew Flintoff is in negotiations with the Queensland Bulls to play in Australias KFC Big Bash Twenty20 tournament in January, and could also sign for New Zealand state side Northern Districts to re-launch his plan to be a cricket freelancer. ANI

Medical team advises Flintoff to delay return from injury
The long-awaited return of England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who underwent knee surgery, has been delayed on the advice of his countys medical team. ANI

Flintoff backs Jekyll and Hyde character Anderson to bowl England to Ashes glory
Former Test player Andrew Flintoff has backed pace bowler James Anderson to bowl England to Ashes glory this winter. ANI

Bressie is my heir in England squad, says Flintoff
Andrew Flintoff has named Tim Bresnan as his natural all-rounder heir in Englands Test side. ANI

Watch Flintoff play petrol pump attendant in Shell ad
All-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has had two knee operations since helping England win the Ashes and hopes to make his long-awaited return from knee surgery, can be seen promoting Shells new FuelSave Unleaded petrol. ANI

Flintoff hopes to be back in action in next few weeks
All-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has had two knee operations since helping England win the Ashes, hopes to make his long-awaited return from knee surgery in the next few weeks. ANI

Flintoff on comeback trail with schoolboy club
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who continues his rehabilitation from knee surgery, has been given the green light to play for the club he first joined as a 12-year-old. ANI

Use Flintoff as Larwood to give Ponting Bodyline chin music during Ashes: Chappell
Australias former Test skipper Ian Chappell has asked England to learn from the Bodyline series and bring Andrew Flintoff out of the retirement to make Ricky Pontings life miserable during the Ashes. ANI

Flintoff to make comeback by next month
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from test cricket in 2009 after helping England regain the Ashes from Australia, is expected to return to action for his county club Lancashire by July or August. ANI

Cricket in UK schools less elitist and more ethnically diverse than in past: Survey
A new survey has revealed that cricket in the UK has become less elitist and more ethnically diverse than in the past, with it growing in popularity among kids in state schools.The survey was conducted by the Chance to Shine foundation, which has brought cricket to a million schoolchildren across the UK. The results were based on an online YouGov survey of 993 parents of children aged 8 to 17. ANI

Flintoff likely to play for Queensland in Australias T20 Big Bash
Injured all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has still not given up hope of returning to Englands limited-overs team, is all set to play in an Australian domestic Twenty20 tournament. ANI

Flintoff likely to play for Queensland in Australias T20 Big Bash
Injured all rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has still not given up hope of returning to Englands limited-overs team, is all set to play in an Australian domestic Twenty20 tournament. ANI

Flintoff, a massive fan of professional wrestling
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has said that he is a big fan of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) action and joked he could take up the sport once his cricket career ends. ANI

Im no England outcast, claims Flintoff
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff insists he is not an outcast from the national squad and can make a comeback into Andrew Strauss one-day team after recovering from his knee injury. ANI

Chastened Flintoff now happier dropping kids to school than getting Punter out
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, the swashbuckling hero of the cricket field and star of famous booze-fuelled escapades, has sobered up to enjoy time with his family and his new interest in horse racing in Dubai. ANI

Flintoff admits to missing Test cricket
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff says he is missing playing Test cricket. ANI

Bresnan can fill in Andrew Flintoffs boots
England coach Andy Flower has heaped praise on Tim Bresnan for his starring role in the one-day and Test series wins over Bangladesh, and said the Yorkshire all-rounder has what it takes to fill Andrew Flintoffs boots. ANI

Flintoff will play again, says Moores
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who retired from Test cricket last year and is currently recovering from surgery, will play again, according to Lancashire coach Peter Moores. ANI

Injured Flintoff admits he might have played his last game
England all rounder Andrew Flintoff has admitted for the first time that he might have played his final game. ANI

Flintoff eyeing 1-mn pound profit from sale of mansion he never slept a night in
England all rounder Andrew Flintoff is selling the luxury home he has never spent a night in for a whopping five million pounds. ANI

Flintoff convinces Lee to call stumps on Test career
England rival and close friend Andrew Flintoff has asked Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee to retire from Test cricket immediately. ANI

Pietersen gunning for England vice-captaincy in Tests against Bangladesh
Englands best bat Kevin Pietersen is reportedly in the running to be the teams vice-captain for Tests against Bangladesh. ANI

Bhajji among the five toughest bowlers Ive faced: Clarke
Australian vice-captain Michael Clarke has said that Indian off-spinner Harbhajan (Bhajji) Singh is among the five toughest bowlers he has faced in international cricket. ANI

Windies all-rounder Pollard, the hottest 20-20 star after years of toil
He was a player no one wanted, but now is the hottest star in Twenty20. ANI

All eyes on upcoming Brit Asian cricket all-rounder Shahzad
England crickets latest international call-up - British Asian all-rounder Ajmal Shahzad - is the cynosure of all eyes involved with the sport. ANI

Flintoffs evolution from a booze cruiser to a doting father of three
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, the swashbuckling hero of the cricket field and star of famous booze-fuelled escapades has sobered up to be a doting father of three and a devoted husband to wife Rachael. ANI

Freddie rules out Test return, but England ODI, 20-20 call-up still a done deal
Former Test all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has hit out at suggestions he would not be welcomed back by the England dressing room. ANI

England has moved on from Freddie: Atherton
Former England captain Mike Atherton has said that if all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is putting himself forward for selection for a final Ashes campaign this year, he will be disappointed. ANI

Rooney, Flintoffs investment to provide 50,000 pounds profit on Avatar
British sports stars, including Wayne Rooney and Andrew Flintoff, will rake in a share of nearly 250 million pounds from the success of Avatar, the Hollywood blockbuster, as they had invested in a scheme that allowed them to cut their tax bill. ANI

Talk of Flintoff making Test return laughable: Langer
Former Australian opening batsman Justin Langer has said any talk of England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff making a return to Test cricket is a laughable suggestion. ANI

Flintoff not to play in IPL-3
England all rounder Andrew Flintoff rehabilitation will force him out of his lucrative contract for the Chennai Super Kings in the IPL-3, which begins on March 12. ANI

Pringle asks England selectors to forget Flintoff
Former cricketer and columnist Derek Pringle has asked Englands selectors to build on the progress made in South Africa by not picking all rounder Andrew Flintoff again. ANI

Brit boxing champ Amir Khan vows to bring back international sports to Pak
British boxing champion Amir Khan has vowed to bring international sports back to Pakistan, saying that he would try to convince English cricketers to tour the terror-hit nation. ANI

IPL3 wont miss England players: Modi
The Indian Premiere League has snubbed eight England cricketers by telling them that they will not be missed during the third edition of the tournamnet. ANI

The top ten cricketers of the decade revealed
Cricket South Africas decision to zero in on Graeme Smith as captain in March, 2003, when he had just turned 22, has proved to be the most inspired choice ever made. ANI

Flintoff on course for training after latest medical check-up
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is on course to be back in training at the turn of the year following his latest medical check-up. ANI

Two-thirds of Oz cricketers would reject CA contract for IPL
About two-thirds of players (67 per cent) said they could envisage an Australian player rejecting a CA contract to ply their trade in leagues such as the IPL in the short to medium term. ANI

England pacer Anderson proves he is Test match fit
England fast bowler James Anderson has proved that he is match fit for first Test against South Africa at the Centurion next week. ANI

Luke has to show he is the man to fill Freddies boots
All-rounder Luke Wright has four days to show he is the man to fill Andrew Flintoffs boots in the England squad. ANI

20 wickets without Flintoff may be a problem for England: Pollock
Former South African captain Shaun Pollock has said that the touring England side would not be able to take 20 wickets in a Test without all-rounder Andrew Flintoff, who has quit Test cricket or fast bowler Steve Harmison. ANI

Afridi to stay away from Test cricket till 2011 WC to avoid burn out
In order to keep himself fresh and avoid a burn out, flamboyant Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi has decided not to play Test cricket until the 2011 World Cup. ANI

Oz selectors believe opener Hughes is confused
Australian selectors believe Test discard and New South Wales opener Phillip Hughes is confused about his technique, and therefore, have suggested that till he works this out, he will be overlooked. ANI

Improving Flintoff wants to play two more World Cups
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff wants to play in tWO more World Cups after coming through a career-saving knee operation. ANI

Watson has the ability to become worlds best all rounder, says Ponting
Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes all rounder Shane Watson has the capability to become the worlds premier all-rounder in the coming years. ANI

Flintoff says he is on track for a comeback
England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff says he is recovering well from his knee surgery, and concedes he is likely to miss Englands tour to Bangladesh early next year. ANI

IPL riches turning Test players into poor cousins
The overused argument that only by excelling for a national side can a player become valuable in an auction of the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL), is fast losing credibility, at least in the Australian context. ANI

Pietersens superstar status wont guarantee him heros berth in team
Kevin Pietersen will have to do a little more than just flaunt his superstar status to come back into the England team, spinner Graeme Swann has warned. ANI

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