Indian cricket needs new direction: Geoff Lawson
Indian cricket needs new direction: Geoff Lawson

Mahendra Singh Dhoni's Test retirement might have been sudden but former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson feels it was time for a new direction in Indian cricket and newly-appointed captain Virat Kohli seems ready for the leadership role.

India need tough minds, tight techniques: Geoff Lawson
India need tough minds, tight techniques: Geoff Lawson

Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson feels India would need a combination of tight technique and tough minds to get the better of Michael Clarke and Co. in the much-anticipated Test series starting here on December 9.

Phil Hughes death will affect Aussie attack against India, says Ian Chappell
Phil Hughes death will affect Aussie attack against India, says Ian Chappell

Phillip Hughes' death after being hit by a bouncer has left Ian Chappell shocked like most of the cricket world and the former Australian captain feels his country's pacers would find it tough to use the short-pitched delivery in the upcoming Test series against India.

Oz businessman proposes to launch IPL-style T20 tournament for women`s cricket

An Australian businessman has reportedly proposed to launch a Indian Premier League (IPL)-style Twenty20 tournament for cricket`s top women players within nine months.

5-0 Ashes whitewash may boost Oz`s world No.1 chances: Geoff Lawson

Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson has said that a 5-0 whitewash of the England team in the ongoing Ashes would give Australia a perfect opportunity to set the standard for a lengthy domination in the world scene.

Geoff Lawson urges Oz to take advantage of England `over-confidence`

Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson has said that England`s excessive pride and over-confidence is one of their biggest flaws, and urged the Australian team to exploit that factor during the winter Ashes series.

`Axed` Lyon`s head spinning from mixed signals by Oz selectors: Lawson

Former Australian cricketer Geoff Lawson has said that Ashes-axed bowler Nathan Lyon`s head must be spinning from the mixed messages that he is getting from selectors.

Geoff Lawson says Sachin Tendulkar well past his prime

Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson believes legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar has lost his magnificent aura, and he added the Little Master is well past his best.

‘In form’ Starc’s omission from Boxing Day Test puts ‘rotation’ policy under scanne

Australia’s decision to rest in form Mitchell Starc from the Boxing Day Test match against Sri Lanka at the MCG in the name of rotation has once again stirred debate on the controversial policy for fast bowlers, according to cricket writer, Chris Barrett.

Lawson demands ‘legalisation’ of ‘ball tampering’ in cricket

Former Test paceman Geoff Lawson has said ‘ball-tampering’ laws should be relaxed to allow bowlers to pick the seam and redress the growing imbalance between bat and ball.

Afghanistan appoint Lawson as consultant ahead of U-19 World Cup

Afghanistan have chosen former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson as a consultant for their under-19 team ahead of the World Cup scheduled to take place in Australia this August.

`Sachin shouldn`t wait for too long to decide his ODI career`

Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson feels Sachin Tendulkar has got the right to decide when to quit one-day cricket, but says he should not wait too long, as otherwise, the criticism will grow.

Whatmore to coach Pakistan`s cricket team

Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with the country`s national team.

Former Oz cricketer Lawson irked by Ponting’s self-indulgence

Former Australian fast bowler Geoff expresses displeasure over Ricky Ponting’s self-indulgence at a press conference.

Promising Yadav needs a bit of experience: Lawson

Young India pacer Umesh Yadav is very promising and his "old-fashioned side-on" style of bowling will fetch him more wickets in future once he gathers a bit of experience, believes former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson.

Lawson, Taylor happy with Cowan’s inclusion in Boxing Day Test

Former teammates Geoff Lawson and Mark Taylor believe Ed Cowan’s inclusion in the team for the Boxing Day Test was a ‘no-brainer’ for the late bloomer who admits he felt betrayed by the former Cricket Australia selection panel.

Aussies don`t need to fear the Indian side: Lawson

Former Australian quick Geoff Lawson feels the Indians are a vulnerable lot outside their country and added the young Australian bowlers don`t need to fear the ageing visitors.

Oz selectors cheapening value of baggy green cap: Lawson

Former Test paceman Geoff Lawson was scathing in his criticism of CA’s approach to injury management.

Foreign coach is answer to Pakistan cricket: Lawson

Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has suggested that PCB should replace outgoing Waqar Younis with a foreign coach since only an influence-free character could take the team forward.

Kochi IPL team to be ready by March: Lawson

Kochi IPL team coach Geoff Lawson on Wednesday said the entire team would be announced by March.