MERV HUGHES

  • Merv Hughes calls for early bouncer in Adelaide Test December 5, 2014

    Former Australia fast bowler Merv Hughes has called for pacemen to send down an early bouncer in Australia's first Test against India to "clear the air" in the wake of Phillip Hughes' tragic death from a short-pitched delivery. Former players and pundits have debated whether fast bowlers will be as enthusiastic...
  • Merv Hughes criticises Australia Ashes buildup October 28, 2013

    Sydney: Former Test paceman Merv Hughes says he is dumbfounded by Australia's Ashes buildup and has given his countrymen little hope of beating England in the series starting next month. Hughes, a onetime selector, said he was incredulous that Australia were playing in a oneday series in India while England...
  • 'Milestone playing on Tendulkar's mind' December 27, 2011

    Melbourne: The pressure of expectations surrounding his 100th international century will definitely be playing on Sachin Tendulkar's mind as the milestone once again eluded the champion batsman, said former Australia fast bowler Merv Hughes. Tendulkar fell just 27 runs short of the feat when he was done in by a beauty...