GEOFF LAWSON

  • World Twenty20: Former Pakistan coach predicts India-Pakistan final March 20, 2014

    Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has tipped arch rivals India and Pakistan to play the final of the 2014 World Twenty20. Lawson, who was in charge of the Pakistan team between 2007-2008, said conditions in Bangladesh were ideally suited to both sides as was evident from their performances in the...
  • Verbal volleys begin as IndiaAustralia series nears February 19, 2013

    Can it happen that Australian don't fire verbal volleys before the start of any major series? After Michael Clarke's recent quotes saying, "It's not about what you say, it's about what you do", it was expected that the upcoming series between India and Australia will not be devoid of the...
  • Lawson to assist Afghan under19 WC team July 12, 2012

    Kabul: Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson will assist the Afghanistan team as consultant during the Under19 Cricket World Cup in Queensland August 1126. Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) spokesman Nusratullah Wafa, while releasing the 15member squad, said that Lawson will work with the players on arrival in Australia for the event,...
  • Sachin shouldn't wait long to decide: Lawson March 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson feels Sachin Tendulkar has got the right to decide when to quit oneday cricket, but says he should not wait too long, as otherwise, the criticism will grow. "In Tests (in Australia), I thought he played the second best after (Virat) Kohli, who probably...
  • 'Pattinson is Australia's chief asset' January 3, 2012

    Sydney: He has just played three Tests for his country, but young fast bowler James Pattinson is already being tipped to become Australia's most destructive paceman in future. Former speedsters Damien Fleming and Geoff Lawson feel that Pattinson, during his short career so far, has shown that he has the potential...
  • Promising Yadav needs experience: Lawson December 26, 2011

    Melbourne: Young India pacer Umesh Yadav is very promising and his "oldfashioned sideon" style of bowling will fetch him more wickets in future once he gathers a bit of experience, believes former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson. Yadav was the pick of the Indian bowlers as he returned with a threewicket...
  • 'Aussies more vulnerable now, easier to beat' March 12, 2008

    Karachi: Australia are on the decline and Pakistan would have had a good opportunity to beat them had the world champions not postponed their planned tour, Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson said on Wednesday. Australia were due to visit Pakistan at the end of this month for a 30day tour but...