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Watch: 'Thought I might get his autograph', Brett Lee recalls first meeting with Sachin Tendulkar
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Watch: 'Thought I might get his autograph', Brett Lee recalls first meeting with Sachin Tendulkar

On the occasion of Sachin Tendulkar’s 49th birthday yesterday, 24 April, former Australian pacer Brett Lee recalled his first meeting with the Master Blaster.

On this day in 2011: Yuvraj Singh’s heroics help India beat Australia in World Cup quarter-final
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On this day in 2011: Yuvraj Singh’s heroics help India beat Australia in World Cup quarter-final

Yuvraj Singh picked up two wickets and scored 57 off 65 balls to help India beat Australia at the Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabadand and reach the semis. He was named the Man of the Match.

Don't like pacers being rested, should play every single game, says Brett Lee
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Don't like pacers being rested, should play every single game, says Brett Lee

Brett Lee said that a pacer should be rested only if he has a niggle.

Howzat Legends League: Daniel Vettori, Kevin Pietersen and Brett Lee in World Giants squad
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Howzat Legends League: Daniel Vettori, Kevin Pietersen and Brett Lee in World Giants squad

New Delhi: Former greats Brett Lee, Kevin Pietersen and Daniel Vettori are the top draws in the World Giants squad for the upcoming Howzat Legends League, starting on 20 January in Muscat.

Ashes: Ben Stokes' inclusion a mastermind, feels former Australia speedster Brett Lee
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Ashes: Ben Stokes' inclusion a mastermind, feels former Australia speedster Brett Lee

In a chat with Firstpost, Lee talks about the impact talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes could have on England’s campaign in the upcoming Ashes as well as his own experience of playing in the iconic series.

T20 World Cup 2021: Brett Lee believes this could be the year of 'underdogs' Australia
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T20 World Cup 2021: Brett Lee believes this could be the year of 'underdogs' Australia

"I sense the belief in the Australia camp and I think there is some real momentum there. Everything is clicking nicely ahead of Thursday's semi-final against Pakistan," Lee wrote in his column for ICC.

T20 World Cup 2021: Australia's top-order needs to fire, it's not all doom and gloom for team, says Brett Lee
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T20 World Cup 2021: Australia's top-order needs to fire, it's not all doom and gloom for team, says Brett Lee

Lee feels Australia's top-order needs to fire as the team aims to bounce back after suffering a heavy defeat to England.

Brett Lee interview: ‘Not what I expected,’ says ex-speedster after Pakistan’s thrashing of India
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Brett Lee interview: ‘Not what I expected,’ says ex-speedster after Pakistan’s thrashing of India

In a chat with Firstpost, Brett Lee talks about Pakistan's 10-wicket victory over India last Sunday, as well as Australia's chances of ending their T20 World Cup drought.

Hardik Pandya 'needs to start bowling,' Bhuvneshwar Kumar must up pace, opines Brett Lee
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Hardik Pandya 'needs to start bowling,' Bhuvneshwar Kumar must up pace, opines Brett Lee

Lee spoke on the Indian team's bowling attack and said it has the ability to make a comeback after the 10-wicket defeat to Pakistan in the Super 12s opener in Dubai.

T20 World Cup 2021: David Warner treated harshly in IPL, but he thrives on the big stage, says Brett Lee
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T20 World Cup 2021: David Warner treated harshly in IPL, but he thrives on the big stage, says Brett Lee

Sunrisers Hyderabad removed Warner from the captaincy in the first leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and when the league resumed in the UAE he was left out of playing XI after ordinary outings in the first two matches.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: Brett Lee creates history with first hat-trick in T20Is
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: Brett Lee creates history with first hat-trick in T20Is

With the wickets of Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Alok Kapali, Brett Lee made history at Cape Town as he became the first player to take a hat-trick in T20Is.

T20 World Cup 2021: India should build around Rahul, it will ease pressure off Kohli, says Lee
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T20 World Cup 2021: India should build around Rahul, it will ease pressure off Kohli, says Lee

Lee believes the Men in Blue, who won the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007, are strong contenders to win the tournament that starts on Sunday. India will open their campaign on 24 October against Pakistan.

T20 World Cup Top Moments: When Zimbabwe tamed the mighty Australians in 2007
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T20 World Cup Top Moments: When Zimbabwe tamed the mighty Australians in 2007

Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.

IPL 2021: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis lands contract ahead of second leg of tournament
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IPL 2021: Australian pacer Nathan Ellis lands contract ahead of second leg of tournament

The 26-year-old Ellis was named as one of three Australian reserve players for the upcoming T20 World Cup, which will follow the IPL

Jason Behrendorff donates undisclosed sum to UNICEF Australia's India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal
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Jason Behrendorff donates undisclosed sum to UNICEF Australia's India COVID-19 Crisis Appeal

In a statement on his official Twitter handle, the 31-year-old urged others to do the same as the country recorded over 3,000 daily deaths for the past few days.

IPL 2021: Brett Lee follows compatriot Pat Cummins in donating to PM CARES Fund
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IPL 2021: Brett Lee follows compatriot Pat Cummins in donating to PM CARES Fund

Cummins on Monday won lots of hearts when he announced a USD 50,000 donation towards the PM CARES Fund for oxygen supplies in India's hospitals ravaged by a deadly second wave of the pandemic.

India vs England: The Aussie connect to Prasidh Krishna's growth — a stint with Jeff Thomson
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India vs England: The Aussie connect to Prasidh Krishna's growth — a stint with Jeff Thomson

Prasidh Krishna took up the game at the age of 11 and enjoyed stints in Australia with the legendary Thomson, the pace icon that many bowlers have grown up wanting to emulate.

'It felt like going to war': Shubman Gill recalls Test debut in Australia
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'It felt like going to war': Shubman Gill recalls Test debut in Australia

Shubman Gill was impressive during the Australia tour, with a highest of 91 and another half-century to total 259 in the four-match Test series that an injury-ravaged India won 2-1.

India vs Australia: 'Captaincy has been really good,' Brett Lee, Michael Clarke defend Tim Paine after series loss
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India vs Australia: 'Captaincy has been really good,' Brett Lee, Michael Clarke defend Tim Paine after series loss

Tim Paine, who took over from Steve Smith in 2018 after the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa, is copping criticism for not only the 1-2 defeat but also for his sloppy work behind the stumps.