STEVE WAUGH

  • Kevin Pietersen 'flattered' by Steve Waugh blast 6 days ago

    Kevin Pietersen has admitted to being "flattered" at the interest shown in him by Steve Waugh after the Australia great told England to steer clear of giving the controversial batsman a Test recall. Waugh, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, said Pietersen "may have been a great player but...
  • Kevin Pietersen no longer a great player: Steve Waugh 6 days ago

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes controversial England batsman Kevin Pietersen no longer merits a place in the national side. Pietersen was sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following a series of disputes between him and the team and has not played for the national team in over...
  • Steve Waugh backs paceman Mitchell Starc to be a test force April 15, 2015

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has backed pace bowler Mitchell Starc to convert his World Cup form into the test team ahead of series against West Indies and England. Left-armer Starc was named the player of the World Cup after an outstanding tournament but has yet to cement his place in...
  • Virat Kohli needs to learn from Dhoni: Steve Waugh April 15, 2015

    Shanghai: Australia's World Cup winning captain Steve Waugh feels Indian star Virat Kohli should learn from Mahendra Singh Dhoni to keep his emotions in check and mature as a captain. Kohli took over the reigns of Test captaincy from Dhoni, who announced his shock retirement from the longest format post the...
  • World Cup: India need to confront Australian demons, says Steve Waugh March 21, 2015

    Sydney: Former Australian captain Steve Waugh said on Saturday that India need to confront their mental scars against his countrymen as they prepare for this week's World Cup semi-final clash here. Australia dominated India, in both Tests and One-Day Internationals (ODIs), prior to the World Cup at home. Waugh said while the...
  • World Cup: Australian attack no longer above the rest, says Steve Waugh March 20, 2015

    Johannesburg: The bowling attack of the Australian cricket team no longer stands head and shoulders above the rest, according to former World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh. Commenting on the Proteas' performance on Wednesday when they beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets to enter the semi-finals of the mega event, Waugh said...
  • Australia: The team that has dominated cricket at world's biggest stage March 19, 2015

    No team, apart from West Indies in the early editions of the World Cup, has dominated the tournament quite like Australia did over two editions: 2003 and 2007. Australia fans may add 1999 there, but that's not quite fair. In 1999, Australia were hardly all-conquering in ODIs. They could have crashed...
  • World Cup: Australia call-up Steve Waugh for words of wisdom March 18, 2015

    Adelaide: Australia have called up former captain Steve Waugh for advice as they prepare for the World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. Waugh, 49, a veteran of four World Cups and part of the winning squad twice in 1987 and as captain in 1999, had a...
  • World Cup: New Zealand 'slight favourites' against Australia, says Steve Waugh February 25, 2015

    Auckland: Former World Cup-winning captain Steve Waugh on Wednesday said New Zealand will be going into Saturday's World Cup Pool A encounter at the Eden Park here against Australia as "a slight favourites". Waugh, who was instrumental in helping Allan Border-led Australia win 1987 World Cup and captained his country to...
  • World Cup Flashback: Ruthless Australia regain trophy in 1999 February 10, 2015

    Australia got over a poor start to pulverise opponents with sheer ruthlessness and lifted the World Cup trophy after 12 years as the tournament returned to its original home England in 1999. The competition saw the introduction of the exciting Super Six format but a couple of security breaches left a...
  • Standout moments of WC: Ranatunga's jibe at Warne, Miandad's jumping jack February 7, 2015

    Cricket, with all its uncertainties, might not be the most talked about sports in the globe, but it does have its share of moments, both on and off the field. Sometimes our so called gentleman's game does not look so gentlemanly in nature, with the verbal spats and the odd...
  • Don't destroy Clarke-Smith relationship: Steve Waugh February 6, 2015

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is annoyed in the manner a section of people are being critical of Michael Clarke's captaincy terming them as "loose lips", who are trying to destroy his relationship with Steve Smith by spreading unnecessary rumours. "I am pretty shocked by the whole situation," Waugh was quoted...
  • Mitchell Marsh's injury adds to Australia's woes December 17, 2014

    Australia's injury woes deepened on Wednesday when a hamstring problem forced allrounder Mitchell Marsh from the pitch for treatment on the first day of the second Test against India in Brisbane. Australia were already without captain Michael Clarke for the rest of the series because of his endemic hamstring problems and...
  • Phil Hughes' death has had deep impact on my son: Steve Waugh November 28, 2014

    Sydney: He has rarely shown emotion on the field but former Australian captain Steve Waugh was emotional as he spoke about his teenager son Austin breaking down after hearing the news of Phillip Hughes' death. "I always respected the fact he (Hughes) talked to my son. In fact, when I told...
  • PM Modi highlights how India-Australia relations can expand: Steve Waugh November 18, 2014

    CNN-IBN's Marya Shakil spoke to the former Australian captain Steve Waugh about the growing relations between India and Australia. Waugh said, "I've been very positive about the Australia-India story for a long time. Modi's visit here has opened the eyes of many Australians of the possibilities, the opportunities and to...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, Steve Waugh named Bradman Foundation Honourees October 30, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar added another feather to his cap on when the Indian batting legend was inducted as one of the latest honourees in the Bradman Foundation along with former Australian skipper Steve Waugh. ...
  • I never indulged in sledging, says Steve Waugh October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Despite new state-of-the-art stadiums coming up across India, Former Australia captain Steve Waugh still considers Eden Gardens in Kolkata to be the best cricket ground in the sub-continent. "It was my last trip to India, the experience of playing in Eden Gardens, playing 5 days in front of 90,000...
  • Is MS Dhoni troubled by captaincy in all three formats? October 19, 2014

    Former Australian World Cup winning captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Ricky Ponting are of the opinion that leading India in all three formats of the game is troubling Mahendra Singh Dhoni, especially in Tests, and Virat Kohli must be groomed to take over the Test captaincy. "Probably it is because...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to be inducted as Bradman Honourees September 23, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar's tryst with Australia and 'The Don' continues as the legendary batsman will be inducted as a Bradman Honouree along with former Test captain Steve Waugh at a gala dinner in Sydney on October 29. Tendulkar, who had the honour of meeting Bradman on his 90th birthday at his Adelaide...
  • Steve Waugh lauds Ajinkya Rahane after Lord's heroics July 24, 2014

    Ajinkya Rahane was without a doubt the standout Indian player in the second Test as he scored a brilliant century in the first innings. ...
  • Adam Gilchrist inducted into ICC Hall of fame December 13, 2013

    Perth: The International Cricket Council on Friday inducted Australia's legendary wicketkeeperbatsman Adam Gilchrist into its Hall of Fame during the tea interval of the ongoing third Ashes Test at the WACA here. Gilchrist received his commemorative cap from Cricket Australia chairman and ICC director Wally Edwards, in front of a large...
  • Warner's Trott comments 'out of order', says Steve Waugh November 29, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australia Test captain Steve Waugh says cricketer David Warner's comments about England batsman Jonathan Trott were "out of order" and had crossed the line. Trott made a shock departure from the Ashes tour earlier this week after the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed that he was...
  • Leader Talk: In conversation with Steve Waugh, Rajan Bharti Mittal August 24, 2013

    In this show we talk about leadership mantras with successful leaders from the world of sports and corporate India....
  • Steve Waugh tells Australia to stick by top six batsmen August 14, 2013

    Sydney: Former captain Steve Waugh has urged Australia coach Darren Lehmann to stick with his underperforming top six batsmen, saying no one performs at their best with the axe hanging over them. Lehmann on Tuesday warned his batsmen that their Test careers were in jeopardy after a dramatic second innings collapse...
  • We should be patient and back our players, says Steve Waugh August 9, 2013

    The former Australia skipper feels that they have a lot of talent and are going through a tough time. ...
  • Sourav Ganguly brought toughness to Indian cricket: Steve Waugh August 6, 2013

    Barrackpore: Days after criticising Sourav Ganguly, legendary Australian cricketer Steve Waugh Tuesday hailed the former India skipper, saying he brought toughness to the Indian side. In his latest visit to the city in connection with Udayan, a rehabilitation home for children suffering from leprosy in colonies near Barrackpore which the...
  • Australia have lots of talent: Steve Waugh August 6, 2013

    In an exclusive interview, CNN IBN's Meha Bhardwaj asks legendary Australian cricketer Steve Waugh about the Aussies' struggles in the current Ashes. ...
  • Use liedetector tests to combat corruption, says Steve Waugh August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the IPL spotfixing scandal, former Australia skipper Steve Waugh Monday said that the introduction of liedetector tests would be a good way to combat the problem of corruption in cricket. "It's unfortunate when things like these happen. There is a need to educate the umpires....
  • Kohli needs to calm down his enthusiasm a bit: Waugh August 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Virat Kohli is a potential captaincy material but the talented righthanded batsman needs to calm down his enthusiasm to become a good leader in future, feels former Australia skipper Steve Waugh. "Virat Kohli is a talented player and a potential captain for sure. He is very exciting and has got...
  • Ganguly showed lack of respect by turning up late for toss: Waugh August 2, 2013

    Bangalore: Former captain Sourav Ganguly may have showed a "lack of respect" by turning up late for toss when India locked horns with Australia during the historic 2001 Test series, feels Steve Waugh who was a leading a bunch of extraordinarily talented Aussies in that rubber. "The fact that he turned...