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Freddie Flintoff: The All-Action Man
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Freddie Flintoff in action for England
Crash, bang, wallop! Take that

There's probably no-one in English cricket who hits the ball harder - or further - than Freddie.

There's probably no-one bigger too - it's fair to say Freddie's brute strength is his...strength.

His huge frame - especially his enormous shoulders - are perfect for smacking fast bowlers straight back over their heads into Row Z of the pavilion.

He's no slogger either, you'll often clearly see the maker's name on his bat after hitting one of his huge lofted straight drive sixes.

Andrew Flintoff in action for England
Fancy this hurtling at 92mph at you?

And he's quickly turning into England's most reliable one-day bowler, especially at the death when the pressure's on.

Bowling yorkers on demand is something only a few bowlers can do and Freddie is part of that very exclusive group.

You need plenty of confidence and faith in your own ability - something Freddie has bundles of.

Something else he has is pace - and lots of that too. He's been clocked in the early 90s on more than a number of occasions.

Confidence + pace + accuracy = one very, very talented bowler.

The world beware, Freddie's on the loose...



Six of the best!
Shane Warne
Sachin Tendulkar
Andrew Flintoff
Muttiah Muralitharan
Brian Lara
Steve Harmison

Andrew Flintoff factfile
Born: 7 December 1977
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire
Height: 6ft 5in
Teams: Lancashire, England
Batting: Right-hand
Bowling: Right-arm fast medium

Did you know?
As a 15-year-old, Freddie once scored 234 not out in a 20-over game!



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