Australia's injured skipper Michael Clarke will join the Channel Nine commentary team for the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne, which will also mark the return of former Test captain Bill Lawry behind the mike.
The catch cry of "it's all happening" coming out of the television screens made Bill Lawry a commentating phenomenon across the world and Cricket Australia on Friday lauded the veteran player and expert for being inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Former Australian Test captain and veteran commentator Bill Lawry had a crack at England player Joe Root, on his first day behind the microphone for the winter Ashes, for not scoring quickly enough during the first day of the fourth Ashes Test.
Former Australian Test captain Bill Lawry has tipped a celebratory tone for the fans during the Boxing Day and the final Ashes Test in Sydney given the scintillating performances of the Australian players, who are leading the series 3-0.
Former Australian cricket captain Bill Lawry recalls his first meeting with former England cricketer Tony Greig – the man who would become his commentary box offsider for more than three decades. "He said to me: ``Aren`t you the captain of Australia that lost 4-0 against South Africa?``, Lawry said.
Former Australian captain Bill Lawry expects a run feast in the eagerly-anticipated India-Australia Test series and feels the side which scores most number of runs will go on to win the rubber starting December 26.
One-day cricket was the brainchild of Sir Donald Bradman and it was only money and nothing else which encouraged its introduction into the international arena, believes former Australian captain Bill Lawry.