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Steve Waugh

Steve Smith's ability to adapt makes him special, feels Tim Paine

Former Australia skipper Steve Waugh went a step further and said that Smith has the ability to read the opposition and their tactics and that helps him in trying situations.

Aug 10, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Australian bowlers must stick to their task, says Steve Waugh

Team mentor Steve Waugh believes Australia’s bowlers just need to stick to their task on the third day of the first Ashes Test and look for some early breakthroughs to get right back into the match.

Aug 03, 2019, 14:11 PM IST

I wish World Test Championship was around when I was playing: Steve Waugh

The Ashes series will be followed by the two-match Test series between Sri Lanka and World Cup 2019 runner-ups New Zealand from August 14. 

Aug 02, 2019, 14:52 PM IST

Write Steve Smith off at your peril: Steve Waugh sends warning to England

Smith is returning to the Test cricket after facing a 12-month ban for his involvement in the ball-tampering in the Test match against South Africa at Cape Town.

Jul 30, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Australian Test skipper Tim Paine lauds Steve Smith for his consistency

Smith is currently ranked at the number four position in the ICC Test batsmen rankings, and he holds the highest ranking for any Australia batter, despite having played his last Test in 2018.

Jul 22, 2019, 11:16 AM IST

Lifting the World Cup at Lord’s is a special feeling: Steve Waugh

I can still remember the feeling of holding that World Cup trophy aloft on the Lord’s balcony.

Jul 14, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Hardik Pandya can hog the limelight like Lance Klusener did in 1999 World Cup: Steve Waugh

It may be recalled that Pandya had scored a blistering 48 runs off just 27 balls, with three sixes and four boundaries, in the match against Australia.

Jun 12, 2019, 16:04 PM IST

World Cup 2019: Hardik Pandya's innings will send shivers down opposition spines, says Steve Waugh

India, who kicked off their campaign with thumping six-wicket win over South Africa, will play their next clash against New Zealand at Trent Bridge on Thursday. 


Jun 11, 2019, 22:16 PM IST

Steve Waugh on Virat Kohli calming fans who booed Steve Smith: Class act

Waugh, one of the toughest and most successful captains of all time, said he was impressed by Kohli's action of asking the crowd to not boo Smith.

Jun 11, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

India, Australia, England not the most watchable sides of ICC World Cup 2019? Steve Waugh says it's West Indies

MUMBAI- West Indies are the most watchable side in this year’s Cricket World Cup and every team will be wary of facing them, former Australia captain Steve Waugh has said.

Jun 04, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Jos Buttler, David Warner are Steve Waugh's top-three ODI batsmen

Kohli, who clinched all three major ICC awards earlier in the year, will hope to lead his country to a third World Cup trophy.

May 24, 2019, 17:07 PM IST

Former skipper Ricky Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for World Cup

Ponting's appointment is the second major shakeup in Australia's backroom staff in as many days, with bowling coach David Saker resigning "effective immediately" on Thursday. 

Feb 08, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

India conquering the final frontier by winning Test series in Australia after 7 decades

For India, this series win is conquering the final frontier much in the same way Australian team conquered the ‘final frontier’ (called by Steve Waugh) by beating India in India after 35 years in 2004.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:14 PM IST

Drop Aaron Finch, include Marnus Labuschange for fourth India Test: Former Australian captains

Both Waugh and Ponting have predicted the inclusion of leg-spinning all-rounder Marnus Labuschange in the playing eleven. 

Dec 31, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

Lenient punishment in past led to Cape Town ball-tampering fallout: Steve Waugh

Waugh said Australia's internal system was such that the players had lost touch with reality, thinking they are larger than the sport.

Oct 28, 2018, 16:22 PM IST

Controversy erupts in Aussie cricket as Shane Warne calls Steve Waugh 'most selfish player'

Shane Warne opens up about his rift with Steve Waugh.

Oct 01, 2018, 17:16 PM IST

Virat Kohli has best technique in World Cricket: Steve Waugh

Comparing Kohli to the likes of Windies legends Brian Lara and Vivian Richards, Waugh further stated that all these legendary cricketers were ‘big occasion’ players and the Indian batsman has shown similar traits, so far.

Aug 09, 2018, 18:26 PM IST

Ball-tampering Scandal: Steve Waugh says cheats have 'failed our culture'

Former Test captain Steve Waugh on Wednesday said the country's embattled cricket team had “failed our culture” after opting to cheat, as England coach Trevor Bayliss admitted he was embarrassed to be Australian.

Mar 28, 2018, 11:26 AM IST

A balanced and focused perspective is needed in the condemnation of those involved in ball-tampering: Steve Waugh

Waugh, who captained one of the finest Australian sides during the late 90's till early part of new millennium termed the Australian's team dishonest approach as an "error of judgement" and called them to revisit the 'Spirit of Cricket' manual which they had customised from the original MCC manual.

Mar 27, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

For Kapil Dev, Virat Kohli's aggro not 'over the top'

Steve Waugh had on Tuesday said that he found Virat Kohli's aggression in South Africa a little 'over the top'. However, legendary Indian allrounder Kapil Dev disagrees with the former Australia captain and said "as long as success is coming to the team, that’s good enough."

Feb 28, 2018, 09:02 AM IST