MICHAEL SLATER

  • Shane Watson must convert starts into big scores: Michael Slater 1 week ago

    Brisbane: Former Australian Test opener Michael Slater said on Thursday that all-rounder Shane Watson must begin making big scores batting at the crucial No.3 position. Watson was dismissed for 25 runs on the second day of the second Test on Thursday, getting caught at mid-on by Shikhar Dhawan to spinner Ravichandran...
  • Bad blood: IndiaAustralia cricket controversies February 21, 2013

    It's not just the quality of contests between bat and ball that have made India versus Australia arguably the greatest rivalry of recent times. There have been many ugly, heated and controversial moments on and off the field that have added to the drama and intensity of Test matches between...
  • Slater rates Kohli as best young batsman February 10, 2012

    Perth: Former Australia opener Michael Slater is mighty impressed with Virat Kohli's technique and reckoned he is the best young batsman in world cricket today. "The thing that impresses me about Kohli is his technique. If you look at all the upcoming batsmen in the world, they have techniques for...
  • Slater critical of CA's Big Bash schedule December 14, 2011

    Melbourne: Former Australian opener Michael Slater on Wednesday accused Cricket Australia of being obsessed with starting a rival tournament to compete with Indian Premier League and turning a blind eye towards the dwindling fortunes of Test cricket. "They're killing it. They're absolutely killing off Test cricket," Slater said while raising a...