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Steve Waugh

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

Virat Kohli's 'over the top' aggression in South Africa questioned by Steve Waugh

"At times he probably needs to tone his aggression down and at times he needs to lift it, so he needs to work it out what's right," said the former Australia captain.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:59 PM IST

Steve Smith shouldn't criticize his players in public, feels former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh

The former skipper also said that he does not think that Maxwell deserved to be axed from the 14-man squad against England for the upcoming Gillette ODI Series.

Jan 06, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

U-19 World Cup: Star cricketers' sons in the spotlight

Steve Waugh's son Austin and Makhaya Ntini's son Thando are among those looking to display their potential in a tournament that showcases future stars every two years.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:43 AM IST

Rahul Dravid reveals how Steve Waugh's sledge spurred him on during iconic 2001 Kolkata Test

"In the second innings, when I walked in, Waugh said, 'Rahul, number six in this innings, what is it in the next innings? Number 12?" Dravid revealed while speaking at the Go Sports Athletes' Conclave in Bengaluru.

Dec 17, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Steve Waugh's son Austin in Australia's U-19 World Cup squad

Australia legend Steve Waugh`s allrounder son Austin was on Friday named in the 15-man Australia squad, led by promising Jason Sangha, for the Under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand next month.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:11 PM IST

England can't win Ashes without Ben Stokes, says Steve Waugh

"I think they (England selectors) are pretty keen for him to play in Australia... he's probably their best player, so it would be a real shame if he's not out here," said the former Australia captain.

Oct 12, 2017, 12:45 PM IST

SL vs IND: Virat Kohli goes past Steve Waugh to win 8th consecutive Test series; is one behind Ricky Ponting

This was their third series win in Sri Lanka, with the two earlier being back in 1993 and 2015. India also became the first visiting team to win three consecutive Test matches at the SSC ground, Colombo.

Aug 06, 2017, 15:44 PM IST

WATCH: Greatest ever ODI finish! When Australia shocked South Africa to enter 1999 World Cup final in Birmingham

Donald opted to head back instead of going towards the danger end at the first opportunity, and in the process of turning his way back, lost his bat. With Klusener already near the bowler's end, Donald finally decided to complete for the single. But it was too late. Run out was affected at the striker's end.

Jun 17, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

Ind vs Aus 2017, 4th Test: Steve Waugh says pressure on Virat Kohli's men; urges Australia to retain XI at Dharamsala

Waugh backed the out-of-form David Warner to come good and called on the selectors to back the XI that held on for a fighting draw in the third Test in Ranchi.

Mar 24, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Virat Kohli has little of me and Ricky Ponting in the way he leads India, remarks Steve Waugh

Since the DRS fiasco at the Bengaluru Test early this month, Virat Kohli has been at the centre of all the disputes in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Test series

Mar 23, 2017, 17:50 PM IST