ADAM GILCHRIST

  • South Africa, Australia, India have shown glimpses of how strong they are: Gilchrist 19 hours 17 minutes ago

    "India's bowling was very impressive at the WACA, they had pace and they had aggression," Gilchrist said. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Too much flak for Asian minnows Bangladesh February 18, 2015

    Canberra: Less than two decades ago, Bangladesh were cricket's Afghanistan, the new kids everyone welcomed into the neighbourhood. At the 1999 World Cup, they were able to create genuine optimism about the future. They beat Scotland in Edinburgh, and memorably upset Pakistan - eventual finalists - at the County Ground...
  • Kumar Sangakkara breaks ODI record for dismissals January 29, 2015

    Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara broke the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals on Thursday. Sangakkara took his career tally to 473 dismissals when he caught Corey Anderson off the bowling of Shaminda Eranga in Sri Lanka's seventh match against New Zealand. The 37-year-old went into the...
  • Adam Gilchrist, Jack Ryder to be inducted into the Aus Hall of Fame January 25, 2015

    Sydney: Celebrated wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist and late former captain and selector Jack Ryder will be inducted into Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at the annual Allan Border Medal ceremony on January 27. "Former Australian wicketkeeping great Adam Gilchrist and former Australian captain and selector Jack Ryder will be inducted into the...
  • Dhoni wants India to do a Gilchrist January 21, 2015

    After eight matches since November 24 on their tour of Australia, India are still searching for their first win. With World Cup just 24 days away, it doesn't augur well for Team India. And Dhoni knows that. His suggestion: "Do a Gilchrist". India's consecutive defeats in their first two matches of...
  • Adam Gilchrist tells how World Cup 2015 will be different January 14, 2015

    With exactly a month to go before the first ball is bowled in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 and all the experts sharing their views on players to watch-out for, Australia's three-time ICC Cricket World Cup winner Adam Gilchrist has branded South Africa captain AB de Villiers as the...
  • Shane Warne excludes Michael Bevan from all-time Aussie ODI XI January 9, 2015

    Sydney: Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne Friday opted to exclude one of the sport's best finishers Michael Bevan from his all-time Australian One-Day International (ODI) eleven. Always controversial, Warne omitted ODI legend Bevan, widely regarded as Australia's greatest-ever finisher after averaging 53.58 across 232 matches. Warne named his all-time Australian ODI XI during...
  • Brad Haddin will emerge from poor batting form: Adam Gilchrist December 25, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian legend Adam Gilchrist has praised wicketkeeper Brad Haddin's glovework and insisted his poor batting form hasn't put his Test career in jeopardy. Australia coach Darren Lehmann this week said Haddin's poor batting form was an issue. But Gilchrist backed the 37-year-old to emerge from his slump, despite scoring just...
  • Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match December 14, 2014

    Melbourne: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Dean Jones, Justin Langer and other Australian legends in the Western Australia Festival of Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match on Monday. The WA Festival of Cricket, held at Aquinas College in Perth's southern suburbs, has revived the famous Lilac Hill...
  • Ricky Ponting saw streak of Gilchrist in Phillip Hughes batting November 29, 2014

    Melbourne: Former captain Ricky Ponting has paid glowing tributes to Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, describing him as someone who enjoyed challenging situations and said he saw a streak of daring in his batting like legendary Adam Gilchrist. "I didn't really know him when he joined us on South Africa tour in...
  • Virat Kohli can be the best player in the world, says Adam Gilchrist November 15, 2014

    MS Dhoni won't be there to lead India in the first Test on the tour of Australia, giving Virat Kohli the chance to captain his country for the first time in Test cricket. And Kohli has the backing of the legendary Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist. "He may well...
  • T20 still can't find place in international calendar: Gilchrist November 11, 2014

    Sydney: The Twenty20 format is still struggling to find a foothold in the congested international cricket calendar despite a decade of existence, Australia cricket legend Adam Gilchrist said on Tuesday. Gilchrist, regarded as one of the greatest wicketkeeper-batsmen of all time, believes most of the cricket community was still "confused" by...
  • MS Dhoni is an amazing captain and a strong leader: Adam Gilchrist October 31, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Australia wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist on Friday said he did not agree with his countryman Ian Chappell's demand for Mahendra Singh Dhoni relinquishing Test captaincy and hand over the reins to Virat Kohli. "I have said it number of times before that I am very impressed with Dhoni right from...
  • Warne, Gilchrist, Ponting to team up for exhibition match September 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian cricket legends Shane Warne, Adam Gilchrist and Ricky Ponting are set to team up once again for an exhibition cricket match in December. According to Cricket Australia website, Perth Scorchers will begin their KFC T20 Big Bash League title defence with an exhibition match at Aquinas College in Perth...
  • Watch: The GoPro camera on Gilchrist's helmet during the MCC vs. ROW match captured this stunning POV footage! July 7, 2014

    When Adam Gilchrist came out to bat during the MCC vs. Rest of the World match at Lord's, we couldn't get our eyes of that camera attached to his helmet. This was probably the first time we were seeing something as weird as a camera on a batsman's helmet. A...
  • MCC vs RoW: As it happened July 5, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkarled Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warneled Rest of the World XI in a 50over oneday game to celebrate the bicentenary of the Home of Cricket Lord's. Exactly six months and 18 days...
  • Gilchrist hails Ashwin's delivery to Amla as 'T20 ball of the century' April 5, 2014

    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. The...
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match February 18, 2014

    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 (MCC),...
  • 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...
  • Waqar, Gilchrist to be inducted into ICC Hall of Fame December 9, 2013

    Dubai: Former Pakistan captain Waqar Younis and exAustralia 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 between...
  • Gilchrist backs Dravid's suggestion of legalising betting in India November 13, 2013

    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 move,"...
  • Gilchrist picks Tendulkar's Boxing Day century in 1999 as his finest November 13, 2013

    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 stands...
  • Wrong to say Tendulkar has overstayed: Adam Gilchrist November 12, 2013

    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 that Indian...
  • Australia batting issues mental, not technical: Gilchrist July 30, 2013

    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 July 13, 2013

    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 regarding...
  • Ross Taylor's catch gave me an identity, says Gurkeerat Mann July 3, 2013

    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 Kings XI...
  • Success depends on execution: Sourav Ganguly June 24, 2013

    During the FedEx Master of Deliveries event, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said success depends on execution. ...
  • Sourav Ganguly and Adam Gilchrist: Captainspeak June 1, 2013

    CNNIBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra speaks to former cricketers Sourav Ganguly and Adam Gilchrist about various facets of the game in an exclusive interview. ...