Former Australian pacer Jason Gillespie Friday urged England to attack Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson when the two teams meet in the World Cup opener at the Melbourne Cricket ground (MCG) Saturday.
Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has reportedly ruled out competing for the position of England team director Andy Flower`s successor following the Zimbabwean resignation over the team`s 5-0 Ashes loss.
Former England captain Andrew Flintoff is set to make a comeback to cricket with two Twenty20 matches involving yesteryear English and Australian cricket stars, with the back-to-back Ashes series underway.
Former Australia pacer Shaun Tait feels that seasoned players like Shane Warne, Matthew Hayden, Jason Gillespie shouldn`t have hurried retired which would have enabled a smooth transition for the next generation.
Former fast bowler Jason Gillespie believes Australia would be the underdogs against an in form England team, who beat India in their recently concluded Test series in the sub-continent, during next year’s Ashes series.
Former Australia fast bowler Jason Gillespie has backed his protégé Mitchell Starc to be selected for the second Test match against South Africa in Adelaide, and stressed on the need to give the giant left-armer a longer run in the team.
Australian selectors might be toiling hard to decide whether to include off-spinner Nathan Lyon at the pace-friendly WACA track or not but former pacer Jason Gillespie feels it is a good problem for the new selection panel ahead of the third Test against India.