Glenn Mcgrath

  • Things pretty bad for India, lots of problems to solve: McGrath August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath feels that India will have a tough time during their upcoming tour of Australia at the end of this year after their disastrous show in England. "I think Indians are going to have a very tough time in Australia. Last time, when the two...
  • Ricky Ponting awarded MCC life membership April 4, 2014

    London: Ricky Ponting was awarded life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Friday in a tribute to the Australian legend's illustrious career. Former Australia captain Ponting was given the honour after establishing himself as one of the best batsmen in the history of the sport by scoring over 26,000...
  • Glenn McGrath to train Indian pacers soon? February 1, 2014

    Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath may work with the Indian pacers soon, according to a report in the Times of India. The MRF Pace Academy in Chennai, where McGrath is currently working as director, has submitted a proposal to the BCCI, which if accepted, will help the two bodies work in...
  • Make changes or lose series 5-0, Glenn McGrath warns England December 17, 2013

    Perth: England must make changes for the final two Tests or risk a 5-0 Ashes humiliation, former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath said as his country regained the urn on Tuesday. A 150-run defeat, England's third heavy loss in succession, would have been even bigger had it not been for a...
  • McGrath hails Australia's 'mongrel' approach December 12, 2013

    Perth: Test great Glenn McGrath has hailed Australia's rediscovery of "bit of mongrel" in the Ashes series and said they were starting to resemble the top teams of the past. Australia are 2-0 up in the five-match series against England and could take an unbeatable lead if they win the Perth...
  • Johnson must play in Ashes, says McGrath November 10, 2013

    Sydney: Test great Glenn McGrath says enigmatic paceman Mitchell Johnson must play in the Test series against England, believing he can be a big part in Australia recapturing the Ashes. The erratic left-armer, who has been taunted by England's notoriously raucous Barmy Army fans in the past, is in line to...
  • BCCI approves strict anti-corruption measures for CLT20 September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI in its working committee meeting on Sunday approved its interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya's suggestions for anti-corruption steps to be taken during the Champions League Twenty20 tournament to be played this month. BCCI working committee met in Chennai, where a number of these measures were discussed and...
  • Impressed by India's pace talent, says Glenn McGrath August 30, 2013

    Talking to CNN-IBN, the Aussie legend spoke about Ishwar Pandey's performance in South Africa and Virender Sehwag's future. ...
  • McGrath says Australia's batting cost them the Ashes August 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Australia pace bowler Glenn McGrath says the current Test team's inability to settle on a stable batting line-up has proved to be its downfall in the just completed Ashes series, won 3-0 by England. "Our bowlers have done well but we have struggled to find the right batting...
  • Warne slams Cook's tactics, McGrath hails England August 14, 2013

    London: Australia great Shane Warne maintained on Wednesday that England had won the Ashes in spite, rather than because, of Alastair Cook's overly defensive captaincy. England, who had already retained the Ashes, won the fourth Test at Chester-le-Street by 74 runs on Monday with more than a day to spare to...
  • Glenn McGrath to train Team India pacers? August 10, 2013

    BCCI and MRF Pace Foundation may soon be joining hands that could mean Team India pacers training under the legendary Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath, who recently replaced Dennis Lillee as the Director of MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai. According to a report in the Mumbai Mirror, a delegation from the...
  • McGrath's wax statue unveiled at Madame Tussauds Sydney August 1, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath was ON Wednesday immortalised in wax with his life-size statue becoming the newest addition to the world-famous Madame Tussauds Museum here. McGrath was the winner of the Madame Tussauds Sydney Aussie Votes campaign where the Australian public was asked to cast their vote on which...
  • Australia at rock bottom, Lyon must get a chance: McGrath July 23, 2013

    Sydney: Australia have hit rock bottom with their defeat to England in the second Ashes Test and spinner Nathan Lyon must be recalled at the expense of Ashton Agar if they are to turn things around, according to fast bowling great Glenn McGrath. McGrath's traditional prediction of a 5-0 Ashes series...
  • Glenn McGrath predicts a hard-fought Ashes in England July 3, 2013

    London: Australia's legendary fast bowler Glenn McGrath feels the forthcoming Ashes will be hard fought unlike common perception. McGrath feels the late appointment of his former team-mate Darren Lehmann as the coach could kick-start a change in fortunes for Australia. "When I was playing, it was easy [to predict]. But now...
  • Upcoming series a test of character for Dhoni and Clarke: McGrath February 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Pace bowling legend Glenn McGrath feels the upcoming Test series between Australia and India could see a keen leadership contest, with both captains seeking to make a mark for different reasons. McGrath said that it would be a test of character and leadership skills for both Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
  • McGrath set to start work as consultant January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath is all set to join the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai as its bowling consultant. "On the way to Chennai for my first stint at the MRF Pace Foundation. Looking forward to it but missing @saramcgrath11 & the kids already," McGrath tweeted on...
  • Glenn McGrath inducted into ICC Hall of Fame January 4, 2013

    Sydney: Australian pace legend Glenn McGrath was on Friday inducted into the International Cricket Council's Hall of Fame, making him its 68th male member. McGrath was formally inducted during the lunch interval of the ongoing third Test between Australia and Sri Lanka here. McGrath joins fellow 2012-13 inductees West Indian Brian...
  • Glenn McGrath makes it into ICC Hall of Fame December 31, 2012

    Dubai: Former Australia fast bowler Glenn McGrath will be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame on January 4, during the lunch break of the third Test between Australia and Sri Lanka. The 42-year-old played 124 Tests and 250 ODIs in a career that spanned from 1993-2007, and is...
  • Ponting is a living legend: Steve Waugh November 29, 2012

    As Ricky Ponting announced his retirement from international cricket on Thursday, his former team-mates 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...
  • Cricket hots up ramp at Blender's Pride October 15, 2006

    Mumbai: What's cricket got to do with fashion? That was the recipe at the Blender's Pride Fashion Tour. But you know fashion fatigue has set in when it takes more than just the regular models to be showstoppers on the ramp. So Australian cricketers Glenn McGrath and Stephen Fleming ditched the...
  • 'Sachin asked me to bowl a bouncer' September 18, 2006

    The comeback man, one of Australia's greatest fast bowlers Glenn McGrath is showing that he is not done yet. ...
  • Aussies name Champions Trophy squad September 4, 2006

    Melbourne: Glenn McGrath will gear up for the Ashes series by playing in the Champions Trophy that is being held in India in October-November. The Australian selectors on Monday selected the veteran paceman for the mini World Cup after earlier indicating that McGrath might be better off playing state cricket to...