Here’s a complete statistical lowdown before the fifth India-England Test begins on Friday.
Mitchell Starc, Josh Hazlewood will be Australia's best fast bowling combination, says Jason Gillespie
Former Test star Jason Gillespie believes Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood will become the greatest fast bowling combination Australia has ever produced.
Why are once world champions West Indies now languishing among the also-rans of Test cricket?
Mitchell Starc can take 300 test wickets and join the ranks of the nation's great seamers if he can stay fit for long enough, coach Darren Lehmann said.
World T20: Virat Kohli isn’t the greatest yet but he’s made from the best of Viv, Lara, Ponting and Sachin
So, instead of calling Kohli better than Richards, Tendulkar, Ponting and Lara, let us be content with this thought: In him we see a glimpse of each of these greats
Like many Australians of my generation, I had vivid memories of Martin Crowe as a player. The Kiwis tormented us with three players in the 80's. Richard Hadlee, Andrew Jones and bloody Marty.
While the 'Bermuda Brawl' was simply at another level, cricket has seen its fair of on-field fights.
The WACA may no longer be the blazing vixen of Western Australia. But the memories she has created, the legacy she leaves and her future role are all well and truly secure.
Dennis Lillee quit as president of the Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) as a new plan unveiled Thursday showed Tests against India, England, and South Africa will move to the new Perth Stadium.
"If the incident would have occurred in present times then I would have been fined," Gavaskar said.
The Pollard-Starc spat was all fun and games compared to an incident that was described by the Wisden Cricketers' Almanack as "one of the most undignified incidents in Test history."
At the international level, players adjust quickly. If pace is all a bowler possesses, a batsman will adjust his timing and combat it. A bowler needs to have guile more than pace to succeed.
McGrath, who will be officially taking charge from Lillee, said though it would be hard to live up to the legacy, he would strive to do his best.
Hoping to become a pacer, Tendulkar went to the MRF Pace Foundation in 1987. But his ambitions were crushed by their coaching director Lillee who advised him to focus on his batting instead of bowling.