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  • Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match 6 days ago

    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...
  • Pankaj Advani stuns Peter Gilchrist to clinch World Billiards Championship October 24, 2014

    Leeds: King of Indian cue sports Pankaj Advani added yet another jewel to his glowing crown, outplaying former champion Peter Gilchrist in the 150 up points format World Billiards Championship final and pocket his 11th world title on Friday. Advani, 29, conquered Singapore cueist Gilchrist 6-2 in a high quality finals...
  • Pankaj Advani, Peter Gilchrist in World Billiards Championship final October 24, 2014

    Leeds: The two best players in the fray, Pankaj Advani and Peter Gilchrist entered the final of the World Billiards Championship (points, 150-up format) with hard-fought semi-final victories. Advani, the 29-year-old from Bangalore and holder of nine world titles, overcame fellow-Indian Sourav Kothari 5-2 while Singapore-based Englishman Gilchrist, also a former...
  • 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...
  • Peter Gilchrist cues past Advani, Shah to pocket Glasgow Open August 11, 2014

    Glasgow: Reigning world billiards champion Peter Gilchrist outclassed former world champions Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah en route to his Galsgow Open triumph and register his first title of the season. The New Zealandborn Singaporean player eased past former world champion (Points Format) Shah with a victory margin of 399 points...
  • 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. ...
  • Adam Gilchrist signs off with a wicket and 'Gillynam' May 18, 2013

    Dharamsala: We had often seen Adam Gilchrist massacring the opposition bowlers and taking some stunning catches behind the wickets, but on Saturday we saw him in a different 'Avatar'. Playing his last IPL match, Gilchrist not only bowled for only the second time in his 17year long career, but also...
  • Kings XI Punjab sign off IPL 6 on a high May 18, 2013

    Dharamsala: Coming to form during the later half of the tournament, Punjab posted a a stiff total of 184 that eventually turned out to be too much for the visitors, Mumbai Indians. Mumbai went in with the same side as in the game against Rajasthan Royals. Sachin Tendulkar once again...
  • As it happened: Kings XI Punjab vs Mumbai Indians, Game 69, IPL 6 May 18, 2013

    Live updates from Game 69 between Punjab and Mumbai at Dharamsala Against the spectre of spotfixing, the Indian Premier League will continue on its road to the playoffs as Mumbai Indian and Kings XI Punjab play their last league fixture here on Saturday. While Punjab's outside chance of reaching the topfour...
  • IPL 6 spotfixing: If found guilty, ban them for life, says Adam Gilchrist May 17, 2013

    Mohali: Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist has called for life bans if the players arrested for their alleged role in spotfixing in the ongoing IPL are found guilty. "For my mind, any player found involved in any implications where they are proven that they have handled illegal bookmakers' bets or...
  • Adam Gilchrist to retire after IPL 6 May 17, 2013

    Dharamsala: Almost a year to the day he announced that he had played his last game of cricket, former Australia wicketkeeper turned captain of Kings XI Punjab has confirmed that he will step away from the game at the end of IPL 6. Gilchrist revealed his decision to quit after...
  • KXIP batsmen set up narrow victory over Delhi Daredevils May 16, 2013

    Dharamsala: On a dark day that seriously threatened the IPL's credibility, Kings XI Punjab maintained their focus of trying to make it to the playoffs with a sevenrun win over Delhi Daredevils at their second home of Dharamsala. Delhi picked five bowlers and opted to field but the desired impact...