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Andy Flower
Personal information
Full name Andrew Flower
Born 28 April 1968 (1968-04-28) (age 53)
Cape Town, Cape Province, South Africa
Nickname Petals; Flower Power (along with brother Grant)
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Batting style Left-handed
Bowling style Right-arm off break
Role Wicket-keeper
International information
National side Zimbabwe
Test debut (cap 6) 18 October 1992 v India
Last Test 16 November 2002 v Pakistan
ODI debut (cap 20) 23 February 1992 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI 15 March 2003 v Sri Lanka
ODI shirt no. 33
Domestic team information
Years Team
1993/94–2002/03 Mashonaland
2002–2006 Essex
2003/04 South Australia
Career statistics
Competition Test ODI FC LA
Matches 63 213 223 380
Runs scored 4,794 6,786 16,379 12,511
Batting average 51.54 35.34 54.05 38.97
100s/50s 12/27 4/55 49/75 12/97
Top score 232* 145 271* 145
Balls bowled 3 30 629 132
Wickets 0 0 7 1
Bowling average 38.57 103.00
5 wickets in innings 0 0
10 wickets in match 0 0
Best bowling 1/1 1/21
Catches/stumpings 151/9 141/32 361/21 254/48

Andrew Flower OBE (born 28 April 1968) is a Zimbabwean cricket coach and former cricketer. As a cricketer, he captained the Zimbabwe national cricket team. He was Zimbabwe's wicket-keeper for more than 10 years and is, statistically, the greatest batsman the country has produced. During his peak from October to December of 2001, Flower was ranked as the best Test batsman in the world. He was widely acknowledged as the only Zimbabwe batsman of proper test quality in any conditions. After retirement, he served as the coach of the English cricket team from 2009 to 2014. Flower became the second foreign coach in the team's history. Currently, he works as the head coach of the Multan Sultans and St Lucia Zouks.

Under his tenure, Flower led the Multan Sultans to their first-ever playoffs in the 2020 season. The Sultans finished first in the league stage but ultimately lost in the preliminaries. Similarly, he led the Zouks to their first-ever finals appearance in the CPL. Flower also serves as assistant coach to Kings XI Punjab. In June 2021, he was inducted to the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame and became the first ever Zimbabwean to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame.

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