Craig McDermott

  • Ireland sign Craig McDermott as bowling coach September 4, 2012

    Dublin: Ireland have pulled off a major coup with the signing of former Australia paceman Craig McDermott as their new bowling coach and consultant. McDermott held a similar role with Australia until earlier this year and links up with the Irish squad at a pre-World Twenty20 Cup training camp in Sri...
  • McDermott added to Aus squad for UAE August 16, 2012

    Alister McDermott is set to follow his father Craig into international cricket after being added to Australia's squad for the one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The 21-year-old McDermott, who was the leading wicket-taker in Australia's domestic one-day competition last season, replaces Clint McKay in the squad for...
  • Ali de Winter named Australia's bowling coach August 3, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Tasmania state fast bowler Ali de Winter has been chosen ahead of Pakistan great Waqar Younis as Australian cricket's new bowling coach, replacing Craig McDermott. Cricket Australia team performance general manager Pat Howard said de Winter had been chosen from a wide field of international candidates, including Younis. The 44-year-old...
  • McGrath, Donald candidates to replace Lillee June 26, 2012

    Chennai: Fast bowling greats Glenn McGrath, Allan Donald and Craig McDermott, among others, have been shortlisted as possible candidates to succeed Dennis Lillee as coaching director at the MRF Pace Foundation. "The management has not decided as of yet. They have shortlisted about four or five people like Glenn McGrath,...
  • Bichel doesn't want to be Aussie bowling coach May 18, 2012

    Sydney: Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Chennai Super Kings says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of the heavy demands of touring. Bichel, also an Australian selector, however, believes that the applicant to replace Craig McDermott, who quit last week, will be a former international bowler. "I...
  • McDermott quits as Australia bowling coach May 11, 2012

    Sydney: Craig McDermott has quit as bowling coach of the Australian team, citing the conflicting demands of constant touring with family life, Cricket Australia said Friday. Former Test fast bowler McDermott, 47, has worked with great success in developing Australia's fast bowling stocks in the 12 months he has been...
  • On-field exchange part of the game: Ganguly January 27, 2012

    Adelaide: Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that the on-field verbal exchange between Virat Kohli and Ben Hilfenhaus in the ongoing fourth and final Test between India and Australia is part and parcel of international cricket and signifies "competitive spirit." Young India batsman Kohli, who notched up his maiden Test hundred on...
  • 'Bowling rotation need of the hour' January 19, 2012

    Melbourne: Fast bowlers must embrace Cricket Australia's new rotation policy if they desire to last long in Test cricket, a leading coach has suggested even as some feel that the idea is still a grey area in Australian cricket. Allister de Winter, who was narrowly beaten by Craig McDermott to...
  • Pattinson pitches it the right way January 4, 2012

    When you watch James Pattinson bowl as he did today – with pace, confidence and intelligence - you are drawn to the immense skill on view. Then when you sit back and consider that he is a rookie in his fourth Test, you can only marvel at what the future...
  • McDermott hailed for 'great job' with Aus pacers December 29, 2011

    Melbourne: Former Australian Test fast bowler Craig McDermott was hailed for the great job he has done with the pace battery since taking over in May as the bowling coach. The results were evident in the first Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground as the Australian pacers picked up 19 of...