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Odds slashes on Strauss MP bid

Labrokes has slashed its odds on Andrew Strauss becoming a Tory candidate at the Corby by-election. Earlier, Strauss announced his retirement from professional cricket.

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Tufnell backs captain Cook to emulate 'great' Strauss

Former England spinner Phil Tufnell has said he was surprised to learn of Andrew Strauss's retirement, but backed Alastair Cook to live up to his predecessor as England's Test captain.

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