BRETT LEE

  • 'UnIndian' is like an Australian version of 'Bend It Like Beckham', but with Brett Lee: Anupam Sharma September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Indianorigin filmmaker from Australia Anupam Sharma says his upcoming film 'UnIndian' is on the lines Gurinder Chadha's 'Bend It Like Beckham' and will provide a sneakpeak into the lives of Indians living down under. The 2002 British comedydrama was the story of Indians living in London and Sharma says...
  • Brett Lee impressed with fearless young Indian cricketers July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee on Sunday said he was impressed with the fearless attitude of the Indian youngsters in the ongoing Test series against England. "I have been really impressed with the new Indian side. They are playing fearless cricket and that happens only when you get new people...
  • Shane Warne injured by beamer from former teammate Brett Lee July 5, 2014

    Shane Warne suffered a suspected broken hand after being struck by an unintentional beamer from former Australia team mate Brett Lee in an MCC v Rest of the World exhibition match at Lord's on Saturday. Paceman Lee was quick to hold up his hand and offer his apologies after hitting the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar set to return to the cricket field at Lord's July 4, 2014

    London: Exactly six months and 18 days after he had called time on his illustrious career, Sachin Tendulkar will once again step out in white flannels on the hallowed Lord's turf leading the MCC XI against Shane Warneled World XI in a bicentenary celebrations match on Saturday. On his admission, world's...
  • Brett Lee, Pietersen, Murali confirmed for Lord's Bicentenary April 4, 2014

    London: Retired Australian speedster Brett Lee has become the latest player to be named in the Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club XI which will take on Rest of the World XI in a Lord's Bicentenary celebration match on July 5. English swashbuckler Kevin Pietersen and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan...
  • Brett Lee unveils the ICC World Cup 2015 trophy March 7, 2014

    India may be in the midst of a horror run but the former Australian speedster Brett Lee thinks they will turn it around even as he hopes for a mega Australia-India final at the MCG in a years time. ...
  • Unsold at auction but Brett Lee remains Indian Premier League fan March 5, 2014

    New Delhi: He might have gone unsold at the players' auction this year but retired Australian pacer Brett Lee on Wednesday said he remains a huge fan of the Indian Premier League and the Twenty20 event could throw up the elusive fast-bowling talent that India desperately needs. Lee, who kept his...
  • Brett Lee rates Sachin Tendulkar above Brian Lara March 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Retired Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who has waged many a stirring battle against Sachin Tendulkar, on Tuesday rated the Indian legend a notch above West Indies great Brian Lara, thus singing a different tune to that of veteran South Africa all-rounder Jaques Kallis. Asked to compare the two great...
  • Johnson, Steyn underline need for speed, says Lee March 4, 2014

    Mitchell Johnson and Dale Steyn have once again underlined the need for speed in Test cricket with their recent exploits, former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee said on Tuesday. Johnson, recalled after more than a year in the Test wilderness, took 37 England wickets in Australia's recent 5-0 Ashes whitewash, instilling...
  • Alastair Cook falls to Brett Lee in England's win over PM's XI January 14, 2014

    Canberra: England captain Alastair Cook's dry summer in Australia continued on Tuesday when he was dismissed second ball in a 50overs tour match against a Prime Minister's XI. Cook took a single from the first ball he faced after winning the toss and batting at Manuka Oval. But he edged his...
  • Brett Lee, Brad Hodge in Prime Minister's XI to play against England January 9, 2014

    Sydney: Veteran batsman Brad Hodge was on Thursday named in a strong Prime Minister's XI led by speedster Brett Lee to play England in Canberra next week. Hodge has not played an international for almost six years but his form for the Melbourne Stars in the domestic Big Bash League...
  • Brett Lee could have killed Piers Morgan: Richard Hadlee December 29, 2013

    "Incensed" New Zealand cricket great Richard Hadlee claims TV host Piers Morgan could have been killed by Brett Lee in an exhibition over and he wants the former Australian speedster punished. During Saturday's tea break in the EnglandAustralia Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Lee left Morgan battered and bruised...
  • Watch: Brett Lee vs Piers Morgan December 27, 2013

    Renowned CNN journalist Piers Morgan showed great courage taking blows while facing an over bowled by the former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee. ...
  • Australia will put up a good fight: Brett Lee October 9, 2013

    India might start favourites, but the former Australian pacer believes they shouldn't be written off. ...
  • India series would help Australia ahead of Ashes: Brett Lee October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The timing of it may be far from perfect but former pacer Brett Lee on Tuesday said the upcoming IndiaAustralia ODI series would do a world of good to the team in transition from Down Under as nothing beats the experience of playing in the heat and dust...
  • 'Temptation Reloaded' makes comeback to Sydney after 9 years October 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Sydneysiders are preparing itself to witness the biggest Bollywood event of the year when Shah Rukh Khan will perform at the extravagant musical show 'Temptation Reloaded'. A part of Paramatta's arts festival 'Parramasala', the show, which will happen today, has already sold 10,000 tickets till now. Khan, 47,...
  • Australia need Johnson for return Ashes, feels Brett Lee August 28, 2013

    Sydney: Veteran fast bowler Brett Lee said on Wednesday that Australia must inject the fear factor into their attack and called for Mitchell Johnson to be recalled for the home Ashes series. The former Test quick, who frequently delivered balls in the 150 kph (93 mph) range, wants to see...
  • Brett Lee wants David Warner in Ashes July 30, 2013

    Sydney: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee is seeking David Warner's return to the national cricket side and wants him to open with Shane Watson in the ongoing Ashes series. Lee wants Warner to take the place of Chris Rogers who has failed to perform except for one half century in...
  • Brett Lee expects a tough match against Mumbai Indians May 7, 2013

    The Kolkata Knight Riders bowler said they will have to play their best cricket against Mumbai Indians on Tuesday to keep their IPL 6 campaign alive. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar deserves to play 200 Tests: Brett Lee May 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Australia speedster Brett Lee would like to see senior India batsman Sachin Tendulkar reaching the unprecedented landmark of 200 Test matches before calling it quits. "There is a lot of media saying he should move on, he should stand down. (But) I believe if he keeps scoring runs and...
  • Pace spearhead Brett Lee appointed KKR's bowling mentor March 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Australian speedster Brett Lee, who spearheads the Kolkata Knight Riders' pace attack, on Monday replaced Pakistan great Wasim Akram as the team's bowling mentor. Lee, who has retired from international cricket, will shoulder the twin responsibilities in the upcoming Indian Premier League scheduled to be held in April-May. Lee...
  • Lee not surprised by Chennai track March 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Former Australian speedster Brett Lee on Friday said he was not surprised by the Chennai pitch and backed his country to bounce back in the four-Test series despite suffering an eight-wicket defeat in the first match against India at the M A Chidambaram Stadium. "I am not surprised by the...
  • Brett Lee rues Tendulkar will not be seen in ODIs January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Admiring Sachin Tendulkar for his "clockworklike" mannerisms on the field, retired Australian pacer Brett Lee rued that the veteran Indian batsman will not been seen in the oneday arena. "Obviously, all good things at some stage must come to an end. Sachin is an absolute legend. He's been around...
  • Gilbert stands down as NSW cricket chief January 14, 2013

    Sydney: David Gilbert resigned on Monday after 11 years as the chief executive of New South Wales Cricket, following recent criticism of his performance in the role by veteran paceman Brett Lee. Former Test fast bowler Gilbert, 52, said the time was right for him to step down and that his...
  • Brett Lee questions Australia's rotation selection policy January 12, 2013

    Melbourne: Senior paceman Brett Lee on Saturday questioned Australia's content_cnious rotation selection policy after injury struck down fast bowler Mitchell Starc ahead of the second oneday international against Sri Lanka. Starc's future in the fivematch series is uncertain after he suffered calf soreness in Australia's 107run thumping of the tourists...
  • Misconduct charges against Brett Lee dropped January 2, 2013

    Sydney: Misconduct charges against veteran Australian fast bowler Brett Lee for criticising administrators have been withdrawn and a compromise agreed, cricket officials said. Cricket New South Wales (NSW) reported Lee to Cricket Australia for alleged code of conduct breaches after he claimed that dumped NSW coach Anthony Stuart had been...
  • Brett Lee faces disciplinary hearing December 28, 2012

    Sydney: Veteran Brett Lee faces a disciplinary hearing after criticising the New South Wales cricket administration and its chief executive David Gilbert, Cricket Australia said on Friday. Lee is in trouble over reported comments claiming that Anthony Stuart had lost his job as New South Wales coach because he was made...
  • Ponting is a living legend: Steve Waugh November 29, 2012

    As Ricky Ponting announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday, his former teammates hailed him as a 'living' legend' and termed his retirement as an end of an era. Steve Waugh, whose Australian record of 168 Tests will be equalled by Ponting when he plays his last Test at...
  • KKR out of CLT20 after washout against Perth October 17, 2012

    Durban: IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders were on Wednesday knocked out of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 after their mustwin match against Perth Scorchers was called off due to incessant rain here. The Knight Riders needed to win this match at any cost, having suffered reverses in their first two outings...
  • Never compromised on pace despite injuries: Lee October 14, 2012

    Johannesburg: Injuries ravaged his body but retired Australian fast bowler Brett Lee says he never thought of cutting down pace and he wants to pass on this "never say die attitude" to the next generation before quitting cricket completely. "My love and passion for the game helped me overcome the tough...