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Andy Flower      

Full name Andrew Flower

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

Current age 45 years 360 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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Jan 6, 2014

For a fifth time Andy Flower reflects on a crushing defeat, Sydney, January 6, 2014

For a fifth time Andy Flower reflects on a crushing defeat

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Dec 30, 2013

Andy Flower speaks to the media in Melbourne, December 30, 2013

Andy Flower speaks to the media in Melbourne

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Dec 10, 2013

Andy Flower speaks to the press, Adelaide, December 10, 2013

Andy Flower speaks to the press

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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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