MRF Pace Foundation

  • BCCI signs five-year deal with MRF Pace Foundation 3 hours 38 minutes ago

    Chennai: The MRF Pace Foundation ON Tuesday inked an agreement with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) which will send pace bowlers with potential to the academy for training under former Australian great Glenn McGrath. The broad lines of the MOU includes a tie-up between the pace foundation...
  • Varun Aaron to train under Glenn McGrath at MRF Pace Foundation 8 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: India's fastest bowler Varun Aaron has started his 10-day training programme under Aussie legend Glenn McGrath at the MRF Pace Foundation as part of a tie-up between the BCCI and company. The BCCI, in a strategic tie-up with MRF, has announced a 10-day camp for some of the talented...
  • BCCI approves strict anti-corruption measures for CLT20 September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI in its working committee meeting on Sunday approved its interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya's suggestions for anti-corruption steps to be taken during the Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be played this month. BCCI working committee met in Chennai, where a number of these measures were discussed and...
  • Impressed by India's pace talent, says Glenn McGrath August 30, 2013

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the Aussie legend spoke about Ishwar Pandey's performance in South Africa and Virender Sehwag's future. ...
  • Glenn McGrath to train Team India pacers? August 10, 2013

    BCCI and MRF Pace Foundation may soon be joining hands that could mean Team India pacers training under the legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath, who recently replaced Dennis Lillee as the Director of MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai. According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, a delegation from the...
  • Mathias called up for full-time trainee at MRF Pace Foundation March 14, 2013

    Bangalore: David Mathias, the fast bowler who was an integral part of Karnataka Under-22 team that won the one-day tournament for South Zone teams, has been called up as a full time trainee at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai. Mathias, along with a few other fast bowlers from the state,...
  • McGrath set to start work as consultant January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath is all set to join the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai as its bowling consultant. "On the way to Chennai for my first stint at the MRF Pace Foundation. Looking forward to it but missing @saramcgrath11 & the kids already," McGrath tweeted on...
  • T20 could shorten a fast bowler's life: McGrath September 6, 2012

    Australian fast-bowling great Glenn McGrath has cautioned against the heavy workload facing today’s fast bowler while putting the onus on individuals to cope with the pressures of the modern era. The former international was in Chennai earlier this week to take over from Dennis Lillee as director of the MRF...
  • Fast bowling attitude has changed in India: Lillee September 6, 2012

    Former MRF Pace Foundation director Denis Lillee talks about how fast bowling has changed in India during his 25-year stay. His successor Glenn McGrath talks about the challenges ahead. ...
  • Lillee mulls online coaching for fast bowling September 3, 2012

    Chennai: After snapping his long association with the MRF Pace Foundation, former Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee has now decided to share his new coaching ideas with the masses through a project called 'Dennis Lillee online coaching for fast bowling'. Lillee, who has picked compatriot Glen McGrath to be his successor...
  • I was prepared to die on the pitch: Lillee September 3, 2012

    Australia's fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee, his country's third-highest Test wicket-taker with 355 wickets from 70 matches, was not just a speed demon but a single-minded, tough-as-nails one. He bowled in an era when fast bowling was exhilarating, sexy and macho – as well as the primary way to win Test...
  • Lillee helped shape my career: Brett Lee July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Australia’s fast bowler Brett Lee on Monday paid rich tribute to the great Dennis Lillee, stating that he was a "role model" for him and played a vital role in shaping his career. Lillee recently announced that he would be end his 25-year long coaching tenure in India at...
  • 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,...
  • 'I did cricket a favour by rejecting Sachin' June 25, 2012

    Chennai: Australian great Dennis Lillee on Monday recalled his first meeting with Sachin Tendulkar and said on a lighter note that he did the game a "favour" by rejecting the batsman when he went to the MRF Pace Foundation with an ambition to become a fast bowler in the late...