MARK WAUGH

  • Cricket Australia rebuff selector Mark Waugh's 'marketing' comment 2 days ago

    Australia selector Mark Waugh refreshingly candid departure from sport media-speak when he let slip that Cricket Australia wanted their Test team selected early for "marketing reasons" has been swiftly rebuffed by the governing body on Friday. Waugh made the comment on 'Inside Cricket' a TV chat show, but the governing body...
  • Cricket Australia forced selectors to pick India Test squad early: Mark Waugh 3 days ago

    Sydney: Selector Mark Waugh on Thursday said Cricket Australia's (CA) "marketing purposes" hampered the Test selection process for the upcoming series against India, starting December 4. Australia will name their squad for the first Test Monday, a day before a round of Sheffield Shield matches, that would have been extremely useful...
  • Marsh to lead Australian selectors, Mark Waugh added to panel May 2, 2014

    Sydney: Former wicketkeeper Rod Marsh has been named as the new head of Australian cricket's selectors, while toporder batsman Mark Waugh has been appointed to the panel for the first time. Marsh, 66, replaces John Inverarity, who had already indicated he would step down when his tenure ended. Waugh has replaced...
  • Atherton hails Broad as Warne and Waugh bemoan Aussie batting November 21, 2013

    London: Michael Atherton said Stuart Broad had thrived on his 'public enemy' status after bowling Ashesholders England into a strong position on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Brisbane. Broad, jeered by home fans at the Gabba following his refusal to 'walk' in the first Ashes Test...
  • Mark Waugh slaps Warner on the wrist over Twitter insults May 20, 2013

    Melbourne: Reacting to David Warner's twitter rant against two journalists, former Australia Test batsman Mark Waugh Monday said that some players are getting ahead of themselves and need to pull their heads in. "It's a pretty inexperienced squad [Australia national team]...there's not many senior players...we lost Mike Hussey and Ricky Ponting....
  • Katich was one of Australia's best: Waugh June 12, 2012

    Melbourne:Former Australian opening batsman Mark Waugh has paid rich tributes to Simon Katich, who on Tuesday announced his retirement from first class cricket, saying he should be remembered as one of Australian cricket's best. "He's got a very good record both at firstclass and Test level at the top of the...
  • Ponting will fight for Test survival: Waugh February 21, 2012

    Sydney: Former Australia cricketer Mark Waugh expects Ricky Ponting to scrap for survival in Australia's Test setup despite being shunned from the oneday side. Ponting on Tuesday conceded that his ODI career is over, a day after he was dropped but said he would continue to play in the Test version...
  • Mental preparation key for Aus: Mark Waugh December 18, 2011

    Melbourne: Former Australia cricketer Mark Waugh has said that the next week's batting camp organised by Cricket Australia ahead of the fourmatch Test series against India must focus on the mental preparation of the players, besides addressing their problems with technique. Waugh said there was no doubt that after a long...
  • 'Today's players lack mental toughness' November 11, 2011

    Sydney: Following Australia's dismal secondinnings effort against South Africa, former batsman Mark Waugh has said that current players lack the mental fortitude on lively pitches such as the one in Cape Town. Having taken an 88run lead over the hosts by bowling them out for 96, Australia were shot out...