Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon torments India in Adelaide
Aussie spinner Nathan Lyon torments India in Adelaide

By the look of things, a draw is still on the cards but Nathan Lyon on such sublime form and India's recent trend of giving away wickets to spinners, a result is certainly possible in Adelaide.

Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill
Karn Sharma has justified his selection: Stuart MacGill

Former Australia leg-spinner Stuart MacGill on Tuesday said that even though Ravichandran Ashwin is India's premier spinner, Karn Sharma's inclusion in the playing XI for the first Test against Australia is justified.

It's splitsville for Stuart MacGill and wife Friend
It's splitsville for Stuart MacGill and wife Friend

Former Australian cricketer Stuart MacGill has ended his 14-year-old marriage with actor Rachel Friend and the couple reportedly have put their four-bedroom Neutral Bay home here up for sale.

Ex players MacGill, Mallett set to give `new direction` to Oz spin attack

Former Australian cricketers Stuart MacGill and Ashley Mallett, who have been appointed by Cricket Australia`s Centre of Excellence as coach and consultant respectively, are reportedly set to give a new direction to the country`s spin attack.

Pak refugee Ahmed must play in Ashes if given Oz passport: MacGill

Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill said that refugee player Fawad Ahmed should be selected in captain Michael Clarke`s Ashes squad if he is granted an Australian passport in time, adding that he is talented enough to face England in the series.

Doherty is not a Test bowler, Aussie spin mentor Stuart MacGill

Australia`s newly-appointed spin mentor Stuart MacGill has warned the team against bringing in Xavier Doherty for the second Test as he feels the left-arm tweaker is "not a Test bowler" and the move would boomerang on the visitors.

‘Confident’ Lyon unfazed by critics

Australia off spinner Nathan Lyon has claimed he is not fazed by critics’ negative views about him, and added that he enjoys the support of the dressing room including captain Michael Clarke and coach Mickey Arthur.

Clarke defends Lyon after ex-Oz spinner MacGill’s ‘bowling too fast’ rant

Australia captain Michael Clarke has defended Nathan Lyon after the off-spinner was subjected to a Twitter taunt from former Test leggie Stuart MacGill, who accused him of bowling too fast in the first Test match in Hobart against Sri Lanka.

MacGill says ‘rushed’ Lyon’s spinning skills ‘spinning out of control’

Former Test leg-spinner Stuart MacGill joined the critic’s bandwagon for Nathan Lyon, who claims the Australian is ‘rushing through’ and is losing control over his spinning skills.

MacGill reckons Warne should make Test comeback

Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has backed Shane Warne’s return to the Test team, saying that the cricket legend should return if he is keen and available for Sheffield Shield duties.

Indian players should play like there`s no tomorrow: MacGill

Stuart MacGill has reckoned that Indian cricket has a future only if players play like there`s no tomorrow.

Stuart MacGill urges Indian batsmen to show some pride

Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill is surprised by India`s poor batting display in the Test series so far and has called on the visitors to show some pride in the remaining two matches.

Can`t blame BCCI for not using the DRS: Stuart MacGill

Stuart MacGill feels the DRS will remain controversial whether it is used or not.

Stuart MacGill looking forward to play in Indian Premier League

Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has revealed that he has applied for an auction to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament.

MacGill nominates himself for IPL-5 players` auction

Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has given his name for the lucrative Indian Premier League`s players` auction next year.

Warne, MacGill renew old rivalry during Big Bash League

MacGill lived in Warne’s shadow for most of his career but still took 208 Test wickets.

Sachin Tendulkar technically far superior to Lara, says MacGill

Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar is technically a far superior batsman than West Indian legend Brian Lara, former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has said.

MacGill out of retirement to play T20 cricket

Former Test leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has come out of a three-year retirement and joined veterans Shane Warne and Matthew Hayden in signing contracts to play in the Australia`s Twenty20 league.

MacGill supports Arthur’s appointment as Oz head coach

Stuart MacGill has endorsed Cricket Australia`s decision to appoint South African Mickey Arthur as the new head coach.

Beer unqualified for Ashes job, says ‘gobsmacked’ MacGill

Michael Beer is simply unqualified to play for Australia in the third Ashes Test, according to former Test spinner Stuart MacGill.