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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lillee quits Cricket Australia coaching post over money

Fast bowling mentor Dennis Lillee has parted ways with Cricket Australia after being refused a pay rise, officials said Tuesday.

Lillee quits coaching post over money

Fast bowling mentor Dennis Lillee has parted ways with Cricket Australia after being refused a pay rise, officials said Tuesday.

Ponting awarded `Honorary Life Membership` of `illustrious` MCC

Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting was reportedly awarded with life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) as a tribute to his illustrious career.

Waugh backs Johnson to equal Lillee`s `wicket-taking` prowess

Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has backed pace sensation Mitchell Johnson to equal the prowess of fast bowling legend Dennis Lillee, who reworked Johnson`s action 12 months ago.

Young Oz quick bowlers flown to Perth for clinic with Dennis Lillee

Australia`s established fast bowlers have been taking care of business in the Ashes but the next rung of quicks have not been forgotten as Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc and James Pattinson were flown to Perth to work with the great Dennis Lillee on Monday.

Brit media says only astonishing choke can take away Ashes urn from Oz

The English media has claimed that Mitchell Johnson`s incredible seven wicket performance has just about delivered the second Test to Australia, giving the visitors a massive mountain to climb to get back into the series.

Great to keep conversation going about `lucky moustache` during Ashes: Johnson

Australian Test bowler Mitchell Johnson has stated that it is great to keep the conversation going about his moustache and he did not expect the idea to take off like it has.

Johnson felt great to join elite club after taking 200 Test wickets

Australian Test bowler Mitchell Johnson has said that reaching over 200 wickets in the format is an elite club and one gets compared to greats like Dennis Lillee and Merv Hughes.

Len Pascoe warns Oz about sledging backfiring on them in Ashes

Former Australian pace bowler Len Pascoe has warned the home team that their repeated sledging exercises could back fire on them during the Ashes and turn them into the `mouse that roared`.

Merv Hughes urges Johnson not to `mess` with `game-changing` moustache

Former Australian Test great Merv Hughes has advised pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson not to `mess` with his moustache as he believes that the `mo` has been a game changer for Johnson.

Merv Hughes urges Johnson not to `mess` with `game-changing` moustache

Former Australian Test great Merv Hughes has advised pace spear head Mitchell Johnson not to `mess` with his moustache as he believes that the `mo` has been a game changer for Johnson.

Johnson agrees to keep moustache for the entire Ashes to raise 50,000 dollars for charity

Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson has reportedly agreed to keep his moustache for the duration of the Ashes series if 50,000 dollars are raised by December 3 to support a charity.