Andrew Strauss hit 163 off 130 balls for Middlesex against Surrey in the Friends Provident Trophy yesterday. Strauss seems to have remembered what hundreds are and is now getting them in boundaries: 23 fours and four sixes equals 116.
Key’s in England’s ‘Performance Squad’ though, which means that England’s selectors are sort of thinking about him. They certainly know his name, at any rate, so that’s good. All our anonymous phone calls and ‘gifts’ must be making an impact.