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Flintoff expresses joy over new Lancashire deal

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London, Nov.6 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has expressed his delight over a new three-year deal with English County cricket team Lancashire.Flintoff, 31, will play limited overs cricket for the county after he called time on his England Test career at the end of the summer.

Flintoff, who made his Red Rose debut in 1995, still hopes to play one-day and Twenty20 for his country once his recovery from knee surgery is complete.

He said: "I am delighted at being able to agree a new contract which enables me to remain at Old Trafford for the next three years. I have felt part of Lancashire ever since I first played here as a schoolboy and I want to help them achieve success.

"I have enjoyed many highs with England over the years, but I have not had the same success with Lancashire and that is something I want to address," The Sun quoted Flintoff, as saying.

He is a close ally of coach Peter Moores, as well as long-term pal and skipper Glen Chapple.

He added: "I have a good relationship with Peter and Glen and hopefully I can be of help to them both on the pitch and in the dressing room. (ANI)

Story first published: Friday, November 6, 2009, 13:14 [IST]
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