Adam Gilchrist

  • Gilchrist hails Ashwin's delivery to Amla as 'T20 ball of the century' 05-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist hailed Ravichandran Ashwin's carrom ball, which knocked off Hashim Amla's off-stump during the second ICC World Twenty20 semi-final on Friday, as the "T20 ball of the century". Ashwin's delivery evoked startling comparisons with legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne's ball of the century to Mike Gatting....
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match 18-02-2014 06:28 PM

    London: Adam Gilchrist will be behind the stumps to fellow Australia great Shane Warne one more time after his involvement in the Lord's bicentenary match was confirmed on Tuesday. Gilchrist will be a member of the Rest of the World team captained by Warne that will play Marylebone Cricket Club...
  • Adam Gilchrist inducted into ICC Hall of fame 13-12-2013 02:17 PM

    Perth: The International Cricket Council on Friday inducted Australia's legendary wicketkeeper-batsman 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...
  • Waqar, Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame 09-12-2013 12:47 PM

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and ex-Australia wicketkepeer Adam Gilchrist will be inducted into the ICC's Hall of Fame next week. Waqar and Gilchrist become the 70th and 71st male members of the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Waqar will join the exclusive club during the first Twenty20 International...
  • Gilchrist backs Dravid's suggestion of legalising betting in India 13-11-2013 09:27 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday supported former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid on the subject of legalising betting in India if it helps eradicate corruption in sports. "I support his (Dravid) comments on legalising betting. If it is going to eradicate corruption, it's got to be a positive...
  • Gilchrist picks Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as his finest 13-11-2013 07:19 PM

    Bangalore: Australian great Adam Gilchrist on Wednesday rated retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as one of his finest innings and said that particular knock proved how good a Test player he is. "It was a Boxing day Test at the MCG in 1999. That innings...
  • Wrong to say Tendulkar has overstayed: Adam Gilchrist 12-11-2013 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Australian great Adam Gilchrist feels Sachin Tendulkar has not overstayed in international cricket and is happy to see the master blaster calling time on his phenomenal career at home. Tendulkar retires after playing his 200th Test against the West Indies starting Thursday. "What Sachin has been contributing to...
  • Australia batting issues mental, not technical: Gilchrist 30-07-2013 03:29 PM

    Melbourne: Blaming limited overs cricket for the struggles of Australia's Test batsmen is wrongheaded, according to former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist, who says their problems in the Ashes are mental rather than technical. Australia's specialist batsmen have been mostly woeful on tour in England, surrendering their wickets cheaply and putting their...
  • Adam Gilchrist slams fake Twitter over Stuart Broad blast 13-07-2013 11:42 PM

    Nottingham: Adam Gilchrist said on Saturday comments attributed to him regarding Stuart Broad's controversial decision not to walk during the ongoing first Ashes Test were the work of a fake Twitter account. "It has come to my attention that a fake Twitter account in my name has been making comments...
  • Ross Taylor's catch gave me an identity, says Gurkeerat Mann 03-07-2013 08:40 AM

    Cricketnext caught up with the talented young batsman Gurkeerat Mann to get his thoughts on representing Kings XI Punjab in IPL 6, playing under Australian veteran Adam Gilchrist and the catch that gave him recognition. Excerpts ... What was IPL 6 like for you? It was a great experience. Representing...
  • Success depends on execution: Sourav Ganguly 24-06-2013 12:57 AM

    During the FedEx Master of Deliveries event, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said success depends on execution. ...
  • Sourav Ganguly and Adam Gilchrist: Captainspeak 01-06-2013 11:45 PM

    CNN-IBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra speaks to former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Adam Gilchrist about various facets of the game in an exclusive interview. ...
  • Adam Gilchrist signs off with a wicket and 'Gillynam' 18-05-2013 08:17 PM

    Dharamsala: We had often seen Adam Gilchrist massacring the opposition bowlers and taking some stunning catches behind the wickets, but on Saturday we saw him in a different 'Avatar'. Playing his last IPL match, Gilchrist not only bowled for only the second time in his 17-year long career, but also...
  • Kings XI Punjab sign off IPL 6 on a high 18-05-2013 07:39 PM

    Dharamsala: Coming to form during the later half of the tournament, Punjab posted a a stiff total of 184 that eventually turned out to be too much for the visitors, Mumbai Indians. Mumbai went in with the same side as in the game against Rajasthan Royals. Sachin Tendulkar once again...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians, Game 69, IPL 6 18-05-2013 03:00 PM

    Live updates from Game 69 between Punjab and Mumbai at Dharamsala Against the spectre of spot-fixing, the Indian Premier League will continue on its road to the play-offs as Mumbai Indian and Kings XI Punjab play their last league fixture here on Saturday. While Punjab's outside chance of reaching the...
  • IPL 6 spot-fixing: If found guilty, ban them for life, says Adam Gilchrist 17-05-2013 10:32 PM

    Mohali: Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist has called for life bans if the players arrested for their alleged role in spot-fixing in the ongoing IPL are found guilty. "For my mind, any player found involved in any implications where they are proven that they have handled illegal bookmakers' bets or...
  • Adam Gilchrist to retire after IPL 6 17-05-2013 05:24 PM

    Dharamsala: Almost a year to the day he announced that he had played his last game of cricket, former Australia wicketkeeper turned captain of Kings XI Punjab has confirmed that he will step away from the game at the end of IPL 6. Gilchrist revealed his decision to quit after...
  • KXIP batsmen set up narrow victory over Delhi Daredevils 16-05-2013 11:31 PM

    Dharamsala: On a dark day that seriously threatened the IPL's credibility, Kings XI Punjab maintained their focus of trying to make it to the play-offs with a seven-run win over Delhi Daredevils at their second home of Dharamsala. Delhi picked five bowlers and opted to field but the desired impact...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab v Delhi Daredevils, IPL 6, Game 67 16-05-2013 07:20 PM

    Click Here for live ball-by-ball updates of Game 67 of IPL 6 between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Daredevils at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala. Playing XIs: Delhi: Mahela Jayawardene(c), Virender Sehwag, Unmukt Chand, David Warner, Ben Rohrer, Muralidharen Gautam(w), Irfan Pathan, Morne Morkel, Siddarth Kaul, Umesh Yadav,...
  • Punjab in a must-win situation against Delhi Daredevils 15-05-2013 11:14 PM

    Dharamsala: After beating Royal Challengers Bangalore convincingly by seven wickets, Kings XI Punjab have kept their hopes alive to qualify for the IPL 6 play-offs. But they still have a huge task to do if they want to ensure a place in the play-offs. After the victory over Bangalore, Punjab...
  • IPL 6: When Adam bomb exploded in Bangalore 15-05-2013 08:51 AM

    Bangalore: Before Tuesday, he had hit a mere 162 runs in 10 matches - a record hardly suggestive of the explosive player he still is. But any doubts about that were dismissed with disdain on a fateful day for Royal Challengers Bangalore at home. Adam Gilchrist had finally come to...
  • Gilchrist, Mahmood shine in Punjab's 7-wicket win over Bangalore 14-05-2013 07:21 PM

    Bangalore: Riding on Adam Gilchrist and Azhar Mahmood's fifties, Kings XI Punjab beat Royal Challengers Bangalore by seven wickets to keep themselves in the play-off hunt at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Tuesday. In pursuit of 175, Punjab got over the line in 18.1 overs to register their sixth win...
  • Ajit Chandila's appeal leaves Adam Gilchrist shocked 09-05-2013 11:56 PM

    Mohali: Known for his calm and composed nature, an appeal from Rajasthan Royals' Ajit Chandila on Thursday left Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist shocked. The Rajasthan off-spinner made the appeal in the third over of the innings. Shaun Marsh, who was on strike, hit the ball to mid-on and...
  • Adam Gilchrist blames slow and dry Mohali wicket for loss 09-05-2013 10:16 PM

    Mohali: Following his team's eight-wicket drubbing at the hands of Rajasthan Royals on Thursday, Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam Gilchrist attributed the loss to the "slow and dry" track at the PCA Stadium. Chasing 146 to win, Rajasthan raced home with an over to spare. After a strong start by...
  • I find it lot more difficult in T20 cricket: Gilchrist 01-05-2013 05:22 PM

    Mumbai: Australian great Adam Gilchrist finds it "difficult" to adapt to the fast nature of Twenty20 cricket and says the slam bang format does not give players enough time to "correct mistakes". "I find it lot more difficult in T20 cricket where it is just happening and you don't have...
  • Players' trust in captain must for a successful team: Ganguly 01-05-2013 02:27 PM

    Mumbai: Leading a cricket team is no different from running a family where the members would end up playing for themselves if the captain loses their faith, feels former India skipper Sourav Ganguly. "As a leader, if you want a good team, you have to be transparent with your players....
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab, Game 41, IPL 6 29-04-2013 06:58 PM

    Live updates from Game 41 of IPL 6 between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Upbeat after a morale-lifting victory over table-toppers Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians will look for an easy ride when they will take on Kings XI Punjab. On the...
  • We have to be on top of our game to beat Mumbai: Lehmann 29-04-2013 12:24 AM

    Mumbai: Aware that they are up against a formidable batting side, Kings XI Punjab chief coach Darren Lehmann says their bowlers will have to do the job against Mumbai Indians, here on Monday. "Mumbai played really well (against RCB). Obviously they are a dangerous side, so we will have to...
  • Favourites Mumbai set for another run fest against KXIP 28-04-2013 11:57 PM

    Mumbai: Upbeat after a morale-lifting victory over table-toppers Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians will look for an easy ride when they will take on Kings XI Punjab in game 41 of IPL 6 at the Wankhede Stadium on Monday. Mumbai outclassed RCB by 58 runs in their last encounter to...