DAMIEN MARTYN

  • End of the road: cricket's surprise retirements August 18, 2013

    Following the shock retirement of Zimbabwe's Kyle Jarvis on Sunday, Cricketnext takes a look at other instances of international players calling it quits unexpectedly. At the age of 24, Jarvis surprised many by announcing his retirement form international cricket with immediate effect to pursue a career in county cricket and...
  • Young cricketers need to earn place in Australian Test team: Lehmann March 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Former cricketer Darren Lehmann says that the young crop of Australian cricketers need to score substantial runs and pick up good number of wickets in domestic cricket before they are drafted into the national team. "We have to make sure the younger players are making runs and taking wickets...
  • Martyn questions selection of bits and pieces players in Aus team March 6, 2013

    Melbourne: Following the two heavy Test defeats against India, former Australia cricketer Damien Martyn has said the team lacked fighting spirit and questioned the selection of a few "bits and pieces" players in the squad. "I was more disappointed probably by our second innings -- the wicket was hard to...
  • When South Africa didn't choke November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: South Africa's proclivity for choking is infamous, but they have also been at the better end of some nailbiting Test and ODI wins since their return to international cricket 20 years ago. Following their famous win over Australia in Cape Town on Friday, after they were bowled out...