Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wicket-keeping skills in the Test format has came under scrutiny yet again with former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe saying that the Indian gloveman has become a mere "stopper" due to burnout and attrition.
Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy`s son Tom, also a wicketkeeper-batsman, has been included in the 15-member Australian U-19 squad to tour Sri Lanka next month, Cricket Australia’s (CA) Youth Selection Panel announced here Monday.
Australian wicketkeeping legend Ian Healy has doused the rumours of an imminent retirement of Ashes hero Brad Haddin, saying that he has confirmed from Haddin that the player is not going anywhere at the moment.
Australian wicket-keeping great Ian Healy has said that Matthew Wade might cease to be an wicket-keeping understudy to Brad Haddin following his demotion from the one-day team for the limited-overs tour to India.
The legendary Ian Healy has asked Cricket Australia to stop "treating" the country`s Test team like a "club" side and advised the selectors to show faith in the embattled players who are bearing the brunt after suffering two heavy defeats in India.
Australia’s incumbent wicket keeper Matthew Wade has revealed taking private tutorials from one of country’s greatest glove man, Ian Healy, who had earlier slammed him for making elementary mistakes behind the wickets.
Former Australia wicket keeper Ian Healy has said incumbent Test team glove man Matthew Wade is not good enough for the longest form of the game, adding that the Victorian was not even familiar with some of the basics of keeping wickets.
Retired Australian Test batsman Michael Hussey has claimed off-spinner Nathan Lyon’s great character is one of the major reason that persuaded him to hand over the sacrosanct duties of leading the team song to the young spinner.
Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy has urged Mathew Wade to work hard on his wicket keeping, adding that he must harness the same powers of concentration in his batting to his work behind the stumps.
Former Australia wicketkeeper Ian Healy has said Michael Clarke’s captaincy skills are improving day by day, and added the way he has brought the best out of his young team is a testimony to his growing stature as a leader.
Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy believes that Ricky Ponting should retire from international cricket if he fails to fire in the second innings of the ongoing Johannesburg Test against South Africa.