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  • 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...
  • Ex-England batsman Anthony McGrath announces retirement February 19, 2013

    London: Anthony McGrath, the former England batsman and Yorkshire captain, announced his retirement on Tuesday after failing to win his battle against a thumb injury.McGrath, who suffered the injury last season, spent all 17 years of his professional career with his home county, playing in 257 first-class matches and registering...
  • 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...
  • Indian captain or coach can be changed, but that doesn't do any long-term good: Sanjeeb Mukherjea January 7, 2013

    Is it time India made wholesale changes to its batting? CNN-IBN's Chief Cricket Correspondent Sanjeeb Mukherjea joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. Does the whole problem with the Indian cricket today is due to lack of succession planning. Every one knew that Dravid,...
  • 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...
  • T20 could shorten a fast bowler's life: McGrath September 6, 2012

    Australian fast-bowling great Glenn McGrath has cautioned against the heavy workload facing today’s fast bowler while putting the onus on individuals to cope with the pressures of the modern era. The former international was in Chennai earlier this week to take over from Dennis Lillee as director of the MRF...
  • Fast bowling attitude has changed in India: Lillee September 6, 2012

    Former MRF Pace Foundation director Denis Lillee talks about how fast bowling has changed in India during his 25-year stay. His successor Glenn McGrath talks about the challenges ahead. ...
  • I was prepared to die on the pitch: Lillee September 3, 2012

    Australia's fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee, his country's third-highest Test wicket-taker with 355 wickets from 70 matches, was not just a speed demon but a single-minded, tough-as-nails one. He bowled in an era when fast bowling was exhilarating, sexy and macho – as well as the primary way to win Test...
  • McGrath succeeds Lillee at MRF Pace Foundation September 2, 2012

    Chennai: Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has taken over the role of Director at the MRF Pace Foundation from his countryman Dennis Lillee who served the organization with distinction for 25 years. "It's a great honour for me to work with the MRF Pace academy. I know it won't...
  • Clarke demands better from sliding Australia August 21, 2012

    Captain Michael Clarke is fed up with Australia's slide down cricket's world rankings and has demanded his team begin to turn things around during matches in the United Arab Emirates. "(It's up to us) to realise we sit fourth in the one-day rankings, third in the Test rankings and eighth or...
  • Indian bowlers have no strength: Ganguly August 10, 2012

    Kolkata: Coming down heavily on the current crop of Indian pacers, former captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said that they lacked the "attitude" and "strength" to bowl fast. "Our bowlers have no strength. When Munaf Patel, Zaheer Khan arrived they had a lot of pace but gradually they dropped down. It's...
  • Focusing on Tests, Australia suffering in ODIs July 11, 2012

    It's an unfamiliar situation that Australia find themselves in at the moment. The team that was invincible in all forms of the game just some time back is now finding it hard to win matches consistently. A 4-0 drubbing at the hands of the arch-rivals England is the latest of...
  • McGrath, Donald candidates to replace Lillee June 26, 2012

    Chennai: Fast bowling greats Glenn McGrath, Allan Donald and Craig McDermott, among others, have been shortlisted as possible candidates to succeed Dennis Lillee as coaching director at the MRF Pace Foundation. "The management has not decided as of yet. They have shortlisted about four or five people like Glenn McGrath,...