Andrew Flintoff ‘Freddie’

Former English Test captain Andrew Flintoff got his nickname ‘Freddie’ because his surname was similar to that of Fred Flintstone from the cartoon series The Flintstones. The press and media also liked the nickname because it was also a wisecrack at Flintoff’s issues with his fluctuating weight when he first emerged in international cricketing.

Flintoff is one the greatest English Test cricketers and cemented his legendary status with hisĀ outstanding performance with the ball and bat in the 2005 Ashes series, in England’s famous two-run victory over Australia.

Here is an over from the memorable performance

 

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