SHAUN TAIT

  • Tait rates Tendulkar above Ponting, Lara October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Australia pacer Shaun Tait on Thursday rated batting great Sachin Tendulkar higher than compatriot Ricky Ponting and West Indian legend Brian Lara. "It was a short span of career I had with Australia. I was lucky enough to play against Brian Lara, play with Ricky Ponting and play against Sachin....
  • Shaun Tait not in favour of twonewballs rule October 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Australian tearaway pacer Shaun Tait on Thursday ridiculed the two new ball rule as it takes reverse swing out of the equation and hoped the ICC would reintroduce the old regulations. "I think it is a ridiculous rule to be honest. It takes reverse swing out of the game. The...
  • Tait hattrick guides Essex home August 9, 2013

    London: Australian pace bowler Shaun Tait took a hattrick to help Essex defeat Nottinghamshire by 47 runs in the Twenty20 quarterfinals on Thursday. After Ryan ten Doeschate smashed 82 off 44 balls to give Essex an intimidating total of 1876 from their 20 overs, it was Tait's turn to take over...
  • Sachin's call when to retire: Shaun Tait September 24, 2012

    Kolkata: Despite several cricketing superstars arguing in favour of Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket, Australian pacer Shaun Tait on Monday said nobody has the right to dictate a legend like Tendulkar on the issue. "I personally feel it is not fair to dictate a legend like Sachin on the matter...
  • Australian cricketer Shaun Tait in 'Kai Po Che!'? September 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Australian cricketer Shaun Tait has been approached to step into the acting pitch in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's directorial 'Kai Po Che!' He is expected to play a prominent part in the movie. 'Kai Po Che!' is the big screen adaptation of Chetan Bhagat's book 'The 3 Mistakes of...
  • Watson powers Rajasthan to big win over Pune May 8, 2012

    Pune: Riding on a splendid unbeaten 90 from Shane Watson, Rajasthan Royals notched up a sevenwicket win over Pune Warriors India with 22 balls to go at the Sahara Subrato Roy Stadium on Tuesday. Watson was fluent and looked at ease in his 51ball 90 which was studded with 10 fours...
  • We cannot be taken lightly in IPL 5: Dravid May 6, 2012

    Mohali: With their campaign back on track after the 43run win over Kings XI Punjab, Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid has said that opposition teams would be making a big mistake by taking his side lightly in the ongoing Indian Premier League. "I think we have...
  • Bowling at the death a worry, admits Dravid April 24, 2012

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid feels that his team's bowling at the death is a cause of concern. Rajasthan were comprehensively beaten by 46runs by Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL 5 on Monday, where the home team bowlers got a bit of stick in the last few overs. "We...
  • Spotfixing still a worry, believe Australians January 29, 2012

    Adelaide: A survey has revealed that a large number of Australian cricketers believe that spotfixing still remains a problem in international cricket, but they are sure that their domestic game is clean. The survey was conducted by Inside Cricket magazine in conjunction with the Australian Cricketers' Association. Out of 110 cricketers...
  • Four pacers at WACA is a bad idea: Tait January 10, 2012

    Perth: Australia may be tempted to play four pacemen at the WACA pitch against India but former Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait says his personal experience says that it would be a bad idea to go in with four quicks. Tait was a part of quartet when Australia chose to field...
  • Fidel Edwards aiming to be fastestever bowler December 18, 2011

    Sydney: Speedster Fidel Edwards threatens to touch the 160 kmphmark in the next one year and get closer to the fastest delivery ever unleashed by Pakistani Shoaib Akhtar and Australian Shaun Tait. The 29yearold Edwards, who is playing for Sydney Thunder in the Big Bash, would like to achieve the feat...
  • Aussie pacer Shaun Tait decides to quit January 29, 2008

    Sydney: Australia fast bowler Shaun Tait announced he was quitting cricket on Tuesday, citing emotional and physical exhaustion. The 24yearold said he was taking an indefinite break from the game because he had lost his motivation for playing. "A break from professional cricket will hopefully give me a clear...
  • India's nemesis Tait recalled to Australia team December 18, 2007

    Sydney: Fast bowler Shaun Tait and allrounder Brad Hogg have been recalled to the Australia side for the first test against India starting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on December 26. Tait was recalled to the 12man squad after missing last month's series against Sri Lanka with injury, while Hogg...