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Andy Flower      

Full name Andrew Flower

Born April 28, 1968, Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa

Current age 48 years 2 days

Major teams Zimbabwe, Essex, Marylebone Cricket Club, Mashonaland, South Australia

Nickname Petals

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm offbreak

Fielding position Wicketkeeper

Other Coach

Height 5 ft 10 in

Education Vainona High School

Relation Brother - GW Flower

Andrew Flower
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
Tests 63 112 19 4794 232* 51.54 10636 45.07 12 27 543 20 151 9
ODIs 213 208 16 6786 145 35.34 9097 74.59 4 55 141 32
First-class 223 372 69 16379 271* 54.05 49 75 361 21
List A 380 366 45 12511 145 38.97 12 97 254 48
Twenty20 21 20 2 595 83 33.05 481 123.70 0 4 70 8 6 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
Tests 63 2 3 4 0 - - - 8.00 - 0 0 0
ODIs 213 2 30 23 0 - - - 4.60 - 0 0 0
First-class 223 629 270 7 1/1 38.57 2.57 89.8 0 0
List A 380 132 103 1 1/21 1/21 103.00 4.68 132.0 0 0 0
Twenty20 21 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
Test debut Zimbabwe v India at Harare, Oct 18-22, 1992 scorecard
Last Test Zimbabwe v Pakistan at Bulawayo, Nov 16-19, 2002 scorecard
Test statistics
ODI debut Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at New Plymouth, Feb 23, 1992 scorecard
Last ODI Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe at East London, Mar 15, 2003 scorecard
ODI statistics
First-class debut 1986/87
Last First-class Leicestershire v Essex at Leicester, Sep 20-23, 2006 scorecard
List A debut 1988/89
Last List A Durham v Essex at Chester-le-Street, Sep 17, 2006 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Surrey v Essex at East Molesey, Jun 14, 2003 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Surrey v Essex at The Oval, Jul 1, 2006 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
- Essex v Surrey Chelmsford 5 Apr 2007 Other
5 Essex v Leics Leicester 20 Sep 2006 FC
81 Essex v Durham Chester-le-Street 17 Sep 2006 LA
13 Essex v Derbyshire Derby 15 Sep 2006 Other
10 Essex v Derbyshire Chelmsford 13 Sep 2006 Other
136* Essex v Derbyshire Chelmsford 9 Sep 2006 FC
33 Essex v Lancashire Chelmsford 7 Sep 2006 LA
5, 29 Essex v Worcs Worcester 30 Aug 2006 FC
33 Essex v Warwickshire Birmingham 27 Aug 2006 LA
57 Essex v Notts Colchester 20 Aug 2006 LA
Profile

The elder of two Test-playing brothers, Andy Flower was for a long time Zimbabwe's only batsman of true Test quality in all conditions. For a period of about two years from the start of 2000 he was so phenomenally consistent that he has no rival as the best player in Zimbabwe's history.

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Nov 22, 2015

Andy Flower gets a bat back in his hand, Dubai, November 22, 2015

Andy Flower gets a bat back in his hand

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Dec 6, 2014

Andy Flower chats with Adam Riley and Jonny Bairstow, Colombo, December 6, 2014

Andy Flower chats with Adam Riley and Jonny Bairstow

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Sep 10, 2014

Andy Flower (centre) chats with Graham Ford and Alec Stewart, Worcestershire v Surrey, County Championship, Division Two, New Road, September 10, 2014

Andy Flower (centre) chats with Graham Ford and Alec Stewart

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Notes

Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2002

Awarded the OBE on 11th June 2011

County Results
Somerset v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 18, 2010
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Gloucs v Surrey at Bristol - Sep 13-16, 2010
Surrey won by 10 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Leics won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
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