Graeme Swann

England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

England must silence Aussie crowd to win Ashes, says Graeme Swann

Swann, who retired mid-way through England's ill-fated tour in 2013/14, described the noise levels at the Gabba in Brisbane, hosting the first Test from November 23, as "unbelievable".

Nov 15, 2017, 14:50 PM IST
Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Sachin Tendulkar only Indian in Graeme Swann's All-time XI; no place for Jacques Kallis

Picking his All-time XI, Swann labelled batting great Sachin Tendulkar as the best player of his generation.

Jan 31, 2017, 18:48 PM IST

India vs New Zealand: This time, Kiwis come prepared with spin troika

For New Zealand, to register their first ever series win in India, the spin trio of Santner, Sodhi and Craig will need to do what Indian spinners do. Win matches.

Sep 15, 2016, 17:23 PM IST
Mohammad Amir should have been banned for life for good of cricket: Graeme Swann

Mohammad Amir should have been banned for life for good of cricket: Graeme Swann

Amir will make his return to Test cricket for Pakistan against England at the Lords' on Thursday.

Jul 09, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
Sourav Ganguly to captain Libra Legends​ in Masters Champions League​

Sourav Ganguly to captain Libra Legends​ in Masters Champions League​

Ganguly recently played for Sachin Blasters at the Cricket All Stars in the USA.

Jan 12, 2016, 23:59 PM IST
WATCH: Shoaib Akhtar's hilarious videos featuring Graeme Swann, Virender Sehwag!

WATCH: Shoaib Akhtar's hilarious videos featuring Graeme Swann, Virender Sehwag!

The 40-year-old has recorded two hilarious videos – one featuring Graeme Swann and other Virender Sehwag.

Nov 13, 2015, 15:01 PM IST
Not Steyn, Johnson but Zaheer Khan was Kumar Sangakkara's toughest opponent

Not Steyn, Johnson but Zaheer Khan was Kumar Sangakkara's toughest opponent

Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin might have dismissed Kumar Sangakkara in his last four innings, but the legendary cricketer on Monday rated veteran India pacer Zaheer Khan as one of the most dangerous bowlers he has faced during his 15-year long illustrious career.

Aug 25, 2015, 09:44 AM IST
Ashes 2015: Graeme Swann hails Michael Clarke as 'best player of spin'

Ashes 2015: Graeme Swann hails Michael Clarke as 'best player of spin'

As Australia skipper Michael Clarke announced his retirement from international cricket on Saturday after a humiliating Ashes series defeat, Twitter was full of praise for him.

Aug 09, 2015, 00:00 AM IST
Ashes 2015: David Warner feels attack is best option against spinner Moeen Ali

Ashes 2015: David Warner feels attack is best option against spinner Moeen Ali

Having perished against England off-spinner Moeen Ali three times in his four innings during the current Ashes Test cricket series, Australian opening batsman David Warner on Thursday conceded it might be time to throttle back on preconceived plans to belt the tweaker out of the attack at first sight.

Jul 23, 2015, 15:38 PM IST
English grab at rising Australian talent Steve Smith rebuffed

English grab at rising Australian talent Steve Smith rebuffed

Australia batsman Steven Smith revealed English county side Surrey once tried to push him into the country`s national set-up by virtue of his mother`s British heritage.

Jun 27, 2015, 16:48 PM IST
Steve Smith lets his `bat do the talking` with Kent ton

Steve Smith lets his `bat do the talking` with Kent ton

Australia`s Steven Smith said he wanted to let his bat "do the talking" after the world`s number one ranked Test batsman opened his Ashes tour account with a century against Kent on Friday.

Jun 27, 2015, 03:00 AM IST
Australia struggle to bat in England: Graeme Swann

Australia struggle to bat in England: Graeme Swann

Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that the Australian batting line-up struggles to find its form in England.

Jun 25, 2015, 21:18 PM IST
Steven Smith is not a great batsman, says Graeme Swann

Steven Smith is not a great batsman, says Graeme Swann

Former spinner Graeme Swann has criticised the technique of Asutralia's premier batsman Steven Smith and suggested that the prospect of facing the world's number one willower in a forthcoming Ashes series was not giving England sleepless nights.

Jun 21, 2015, 18:55 PM IST
Graeme Swann tells England to keep one-day 'courage'

Graeme Swann tells England to keep one-day 'courage'

Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann has told Eoin Morgan`s men to maintain their `courageous` approach to one-day cricket and rid themselves of a fear of failure once and for all.

Jun 20, 2015, 08:47 AM IST
England lose another brick in wall as Jonathan Trott quits

England lose another brick in wall as Jonathan Trott quits

 Jonathan Trott followed Graeme Swann, Kevin Pietersen and Matt Prior into the international wilderness on Monday to leave England desperately short of experience ahead of this year`s Ashes series against Australia.

May 05, 2015, 09:09 AM IST
Attention! Marlon Samuels gives rival Ben Stokes send-off salute

Attention! Marlon Samuels gives rival Ben Stokes send-off salute

West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels conjured up a new twist to his feud with Ben Stokes when he stood to attention and gave a military-style salute to his English rival on Thursday.

Apr 24, 2015, 05:58 AM IST
England will rebound from World Cup debacle: Graeme Swann

England will rebound from World Cup debacle: Graeme Swann

Former England bowler Graeme Swann has predicted a surprisingly bright summer for the national squad at home and has tipped the squad to rebound from their World Cup disaster and beat New Zealand in the upcoming Test series.

Apr 08, 2015, 16:42 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2015: Have mercy, plead battered bowlers

ICC World Cup 2015: Have mercy, plead battered bowlers

With three 400-plus totals piled-up at the World Cup in just six days, bruised and battered bowlers on Thursday pleaded for mercy as the record books were being hastily rewritten.

Mar 05, 2015, 10:00 AM IST
Changes demanded after England's latest World Cup flop

Changes demanded after England's latest World Cup flop

The incoming chairman of England`s cricket board has flagged a review of the team`s approach to the one-day format after a third crushing loss at the World Cup.

Mar 02, 2015, 10:49 AM IST
Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs

Cricket legends swap bats for golf clubs

 Some of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game will swap bats for golf clubs, and battle at the BMW New Zealand Open when they line up for Golf in QueenstownANZ Celebrity Challenge from March 12-15.

Feb 09, 2015, 14:30 PM IST