Full Name

Andrew Leipus

Born

January 09, 1970, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Age

52y 171d

Adelaide native Andrew Leipus was the physiotherapist for the Indian team from 1999 to 2004, and played a pivotal role in reviving the general level of fitness of the side. Before that stint he spent two years at the Centre of Sports Medicine in Johannesburg. In 2004 he was offered a three-year extension to his contract with the BCCI but turned it down to spend more time with his family and on studies. He then went on to work with the Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL, and the Darren Lehmann Academy in South Australia.

Photos
Physio Andrew Leipus works on Sachin Tendulkar
India's physiotherapist Andrew Leipus treats Sachin Tendulkar for cramps during his innings
Andrew Leipus assists Anil Kumble during a training session
Shiv Sunder Das is led off the field after being struck at forward short leg
Leipus escorts Mongia off the field
Andrew Leipus - Portrait