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Full name  Andrew Richard Crook
Role  All-rounder
Bowling style  Right-arm off spin

Batting style  Right Handed
Height  6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Name  Andrew Crook
Andrew Crook
Born  14 October 1980 (age 35) (1980-10-14) Adelaide, Australia
Relations  SP Crook (brother) MA Crook (father)

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Andrew Richard Crook (born 14 October 1980, in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian cricketer and sports administrator. He played first-class cricket for South Australia, Lancashire and Northamptonshire as an all-rounder, bowling off spin. He is the brother of English county player Steven Crook, who played alongside him at both Lancashire and Northants.

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Cricketing career

Crook made his first-class debut for South Australia in November 1998, against a touring England side, taking the wicket of Nasser Hussain. He played no further first team matches for South Australia, but played in England for Lancashire between 2004 and 2006. He was qualified to play in England as a non-overseas player because he had a British passport, having been born to British parents.

He moved to Northamptonshire for the 2007 season and played six first-class matches for the county.

Sports administration

Crook found opportunities to play for the first team at Northants hard to come by, and began to combine playing with working on the commercial side of the club. He subsequently worked as General Manager of the Netball Superleague in England, before moving to the equivalent job in the ANZ Championship, a netball league covering Australia and New Zealand. He has since become the Chief Operating Officer of the Australian National Basketball League

References

Andrew Crook Wikipedia


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