Dennis Lillee

R Ashwin has better fast bowling support than Harbhajan Singh: Matthew Hayden

R Ashwin has better fast bowling support than Harbhajan Singh: Matthew Hayden

Hayden had faced Harbhajan in his prime and also watched young Ashwin from close quarters during his days with Chennai Super Kings.

Nov 30, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: I hope to double my 300 Test wickets, says Ravichandran Ashwin

India vs Sri Lanka: I hope to double my 300 Test wickets, says Ravichandran Ashwin

 Quickest to 300 Test wickets, Indian offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin wants to double the number before finishing his career.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin overtakes Dennis Lillee as fastest to 300 Test wickets

Ravichandran Ashwin overtakes Dennis Lillee as fastest to 300 Test wickets

Lillee reached the landmark in 56 Tests, while Ashwin is quicker by two Tests (54) - breaking the record that stood for 36 years since 1981.  

Nov 27, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
IND vs AUS: Five infamous India-Australia controversies that shook the cricket world

IND vs AUS: Five infamous India-Australia controversies that shook the cricket world

With tempers frayed because of a string of questionable umpiring decisions and on-field altercations, the "Monkeygate" scandal erupted, almost causing the tour to be called off.

Feb 21, 2017, 10:55 AM IST
Australia's tour to India: Mitchell Starc hopes to 'swing' with SG ball on spin-friendly Indian pitches

Australia's tour to India: Mitchell Starc hopes to 'swing' with SG ball on spin-friendly Indian pitches

Starc says he expects captain Steve Smith to use him in short, sharp spells in a bid to maximise his potency against India's batsmen.

Feb 12, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Sachin Tendulkar never played an innings like Sunil Gavaskar did: Imran Khan

Sachin Tendulkar never played an innings like Sunil Gavaskar did: Imran Khan

The 1992 World Cup-winning captain also rated Pakistan leg-spinner Abdul Qadir a touch above Shane Warne and Anil Kumble.

Dec 11, 2015, 22:18 PM IST
Cricket Australia to recognise World Series Cricket records: Report

Cricket Australia to recognise World Series Cricket records: Report

Cricket Australia has announced that the World Series Cricket records will be recognised.

Nov 25, 2015, 17:02 PM IST
Six little-known facts about Mitchell Johnson

Six little-known facts about Mitchell Johnson

 Johnson made his Test debut in 2007 against Sri Lanka in 2007. 

Nov 17, 2015, 14:18 PM IST
Jeff Thomson returns to continue MCA's bowling scheme

Jeff Thomson returns to continue MCA's bowling scheme

Thomson would be watching matches of Mumbai Ranji and analyze their performance.

Nov 10, 2015, 20:06 PM IST
Indian fast bowling lacked discipline in Australia: Jeff Thomson

Indian fast bowling lacked discipline in Australia: Jeff Thomson

 Singling out one key area where the Indian team was found wanting during its last tour to Australia, fast bowling great Jeff Thomson on Monday said that the attack, spearheaded by Ishant Sharma, lacked in discipline.

Sep 14, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

Jeff Thomson to train Mumbai pacers ahead of domestic season

Having missed touring India during his cricket career, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson arrived here early this morning to impart his knowledge to Mumbai pace bowlers through a joint initiative by MCA and IDBI Federal Life Insurance.

Sep 13, 2015, 19:19 PM IST
Dennis Lillee quits as Tests moved away from WACA

Dennis Lillee quits as Tests moved away from WACA

Dennis Lillee quit as president of the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) as a new plan unveiled Thursday showed Tests against India, England, and South Africa will move to the new Perth Stadium.

Sep 03, 2015, 13:36 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar recollects how Dennis Lillee asked him to give up fast bowling for batting

Sachin Tendulkar recollects how Dennis Lillee asked him to give up fast bowling for batting

Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Friday gave an insight into the grind of international cricket to the MRF Pace Foundation trainees and said hard work and dedication is the way to succeed in this tough, competitive world.

Aug 21, 2015, 21:46 PM IST
Ashes: Mitchell Johnson eyes mentor Dennis Lillee`s record

Ashes: Mitchell Johnson eyes mentor Dennis Lillee`s record

Mitchell Johnson has set his sights on equalling the record of mentor Dennis Lillee after becoming just the fifth Australian to take 300 Test wickets last week.

Aug 05, 2015, 16:21 PM IST
Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Mitchell Johnson becomes fifth Australian bowler to take 300 Test wickets

Australian pace bowler Mitchell Johnson became the fifth person to take 300 wickets in Tests for his side in the history of the game. Johnson achieved the feat against England in the ongoing Ashes Test match in Edgbaston.

Jul 30, 2015, 15:56 PM IST
How Canadians beat Chappell-led Australia at cricket

How Canadians beat Chappell-led Australia at cricket

Australia's shocking loss to Eastern Canada here in 1975 followed a night when the tourists were tricked into partying hard, recalls a senior cricket official.

Jun 23, 2015, 17:50 PM IST
India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath

India in good hands with Virat Kohli as Test leader: Glenn McGrath

 Australian fast bowling legend Glenn McGrath believes India's flamboyant batsman and Test skipper Virat Kohli is the right person to lead the team and his aggressive approach both on and off the field is a positive sign as long as he is scoring runs.

Jun 02, 2015, 12:23 PM IST
Glenn McGrath to train rookie Aus players at MRF academy

Glenn McGrath to train rookie Aus players at MRF academy

Pace legend Glenn McGrath is set to train a bunch of rookie Australian players at India's MRF academy during his visit to the country next month.

May 29, 2015, 15:35 PM IST
Melbourne Cricket Ground - fascinating history and cricketing folklore

Melbourne Cricket Ground - fascinating history and cricketing folklore

The Melbourne Cricket Ground's (MCG) hallowed surface will add another feather to its cap when it hosts the final of the 11th World Cup between tournament co-hosts Australia and New Zealand on Sunday.

Mar 28, 2015, 20:21 PM IST
I regret my act of dissent in 1981: Sunil Gavaskar

I regret my act of dissent in 1981: Sunil Gavaskar

Almost three decades after the infamous walkout incident in the Melbourne cricket Test which generated huge controversy, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar today regretted his act of dissent and said that it was a big mistake on his part.

Dec 27, 2014, 11:26 AM IST