Former Australian skipper Mark Taylor has come out and praised Virat Kohli for the way he marshalled the Indian team in the first Test here, saying the young batsman knows how to play cricket Down Under.
Former Australia cricket team captain Mark Taylor has said that next week's rescheduled first Test against India would allow the nation's grieving cricketers to start moving on from Phillip Hughes' shock passing.
Recovering from the shock of Phillip Hughes' tragic death, Australian coach Darren Lehmann is hoping that the distraught cricketers would honour the late batsman's memory by playing the opening Test against India here even though they are under no pressure to turn up.
Former skippers Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor feel next week's first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane should go ahead as it would help the cricketers and the fans to come out and share the mourning of the loss of Phillip Hughes.
Australia`s stunning defeat in the second of three Tests against South Africa at St. George`s Park here, has thrown up a stark and interesting statistic, which puts the recent achievements of the Kangaroos into perspective i.e. Michael Clarke`s men have just one victory in 11 overseas Tests.
Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has said that the batting pair of Phil Hughes and Usman Khawaja should be looking at Matthew Hayden`s career transformation from limited shot-maker to awesome run machine as inspiration.
Former Australian opener Mark Taylor has said that Australian captain Michael Clarke might have to scale back his one-day career to get through consecutive Ashes series, even as the ailing Clarke was ruled out of Australia`s first ICC Champions Trophy match against England on Saturday.