Craig Mcdermott

  • Bowling coach McDermott signs new deal with Australia May 5, 2014

    Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott, who has been credited with turning his country's pace attack into one of the most potent in the world, has signed a new two-year deal, Cricket Australia said on Monday. The 49-year-old former paceman returned as Australia's bowling coach ahead of last year's home Ashes series...
  • McDermott boasts Australia have world's best attack December 23, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia bowling coach Craig McDermott has boasted that the newly crowned Ashes winners have the most dangerous attack in world cricket as they focus on a fourth straight Test victory against demoralised England. Pacemen Mitchell Johnson, Ryan Harris and Peter Siddle supplemented by spinner Nathan Lyon, have dominated England's troubled...
  • Johnson can bowl even faster, says Craig McDermott December 10, 2013

    Adelaide: Australian bowling coach Craig McDermott had a chilling warning for England Tuesday -- Mitchell Johnson can go even faster on his home ground in Perth. The fearsome left-arm paceman grabbed his second consecutive Man-of-the-Match award after a thumping win in Adelaide on Monday as the home side took a...
  • Alister McDermott, Kane Richardson out of tour match against England November 27, 2013

    Australia: Australia Test bowling coach Craig McDermott's son has been withdrawn from a Chairman's XI to face England in a two-day tour match in this central Australian town starting Friday. Alister McDermott, the 22-year-old red head with a bowling action just like his dad, and Kane Richardson were withdrawn from the...
  • Dressing-down fired Aussies, says Brad Haddin November 23, 2013

    Brisbane: Australia's Brad Haddin revealed how a sharp dressing-down sparked one of England's biggest Ashes collapses after an inspired Mitchell Johnson terrorised their batting line-up. Haddin said with England on 55 for 2 at lunch on day two, bowling coach Craig McDermott had stern words for what was shaping up as...
  • Cricket Australia mulling over 'split coaching' formula October 19, 2013

    Sydney: The split captaincy across three formats has been a practise among international cricket teams for some time but Cricket Australia now is toying with the idea of having different coaches in different formats. Cricket Australia isn't ruling out appointment of different head coaches for different formats in future, but insists...
  • Australia get Ashes boost as McDermott returns as bowling coach October 17, 2013

    Sydney: Bowling coach Craig McDermott, who rejuvenated Australia's pace attack before resigning last year, will return to the role for the Test team in a major boost for the hosts ahead of the Ashes series against England. The 48-year-old former Test quick took over in 2011 in the wake of the...
  • Son of McDermott, Ben, in Australia U-19 squad February 19, 2013

    Melbourne: Ben McDermott, son of Australian bowling legend Craig McDermott, was on Tuesday named in the 14-player Australia Under-19 squad to tour New Zealand from late March to early April. The squad is a selection of Australia's emerging talent including McDermott, 2013 U-19 National Championship leading wicket-taker Cameron Valente and batsman...