Dennis Lillee

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India vs England, 5th Test, stats preview: From record-chasing Kohli, Ashwin to hosts' Chepauk love
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India vs England, 5th Test, stats preview: From record-chasing Kohli, Ashwin to hosts' Chepauk love

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
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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.

Caribbean Cricket: Who stole the West Indies' champion-producing assembly line?
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Caribbean Cricket: Who stole the West Indies' champion-producing assembly line?

Why are once world champions West Indies now languishing among the also-rans of Test cricket?

Mitchell Starc, if fit could join 300 Test wickets club, says Darren Lehmann
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Mitchell Starc, if fit could join 300 Test wickets club, says Darren Lehmann

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
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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

The sheer joy of interacting with Martin Crowe: A pioneer, family man and a fighter
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The sheer joy of interacting with Martin Crowe: A pioneer, family man and a fighter

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.

Cricket turns violent: Bermuda brawl is ugliest, but here are some other famous fights
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Cricket turns violent: Bermuda brawl is ugliest, but here are some other famous fights

While the 'Bermuda Brawl' was simply at another level, cricket has seen its fair of on-field fights.

It's not quite happening at the WACA: Cricket's love affair with the fastest pitch is almost over
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It's not quite happening at the WACA: Cricket's love affair with the fastest pitch is almost over

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.

Tests moved away from WACA, Dennis Lillee quits as president
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Tests moved away from WACA, Dennis Lillee quits as president

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.

Walking out in 1981 Australia series was a big mistake, admits Gavaskar
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Walking out in 1981 Australia series was a big mistake, admits Gavaskar

"If the incident would have occurred in present times then I would have been fined," Gavaskar said.

Cricket's fight club: Pollard-Starc bring back memories of Miandad-Lillee
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Cricket's fight club: Pollard-Starc bring back memories of Miandad-Lillee

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."

Watson is to Clarke what Lillee was to Hughes
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Watson is to Clarke what Lillee was to Hughes

In the book <em>Golden Boy, an unauthorised biography of former Australian captain Kim Hughes</em>, journalist Christian Ryan made revelations that make the current impasse seem like childs play in comparisons.

Speed thrills but ultimately it is swing that kills
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Speed thrills but ultimately it is swing that kills

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.

Hard to live up to Lillee's legacy at MRF Pace Foundation: McGrath
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Hard to live up to Lillee's legacy at MRF Pace Foundation: McGrath

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.

Lillee: I did the game a favour by rejecting Sachin
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Lillee: I did the game a favour by rejecting Sachin

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.

Is fast bowling as we once knew it, extinct?
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Is fast bowling as we once knew it, extinct?

Cricket’s evolution has reduced fast bowling from high art to reckless passion without a meaning. It’s sad but that’s how natural selection works.