Jason Gillespie

  • Jason Gillespie glad to fulfil Geoffrey Boycott order September 13, 2014

    London: Jason Gillespie said he was pleased to have carried out the wishes of Yorkshire great Geoffrey Boycott after guiding the side to their first English County Championship title in 13 years on Friday. Yorkshire's innings and 152run First Division victory away to nearest pursuers Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge saw them...
  • England deserve to start as favourites for Ashes: Gillespie February 2, 2013

    Sydney: Former Test pace bowler Jason Gillespie has warned his compatriots that England will be ready for backtoback Ashes series this year and for Australia to wrest back the famous urn will be a daunting task. Gillespie, who took 259 wickets in 71 Tests between 1996 and 2005, is wellplaced to...
  • Australia denies any role in Starc 'fiasco' May 9, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia on Wednesday denied having anything to do with Mitchell Starc being thrown out of Britain, as the fast bowler attempted to play down the visa problems that saw him deported. The leftarmer was due to leave London on Tuesday evening, with his English side Yorkshire coached...
  • 'Good selection problem for Australia' January 12, 2012

    Perth: Australian selectors might be toiling hard to decide whether to include offspinner Nathan Lyon at the pacefriendly WACA track or not but former pacer Jason Gillespie feels it is a good problem for the new selection panel ahead of the third Test against India. "Australia will be tempted to play...