strongLondon:/strong England captain Andrew Strauss announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect on Wednesday. Following is a selection of tributes from his fellow players.
Australia captain Michael Clarke on Twitter: Big congratulations to Andrew Strauss on a great career. Still is a very good player and a lovely man. Can only wish him the best for the future.
South Africa test captain Graeme Smith on Twitter: Just want to congratulate Andrew Strauss on a great career as captain and player for England.
Fully appreciate the demands of captaining your country. It was always a great contest playing against Andrew and his team and I wish him well in his future.
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