SIMON KATICH

  • Simon Katich retires from T20s, not to play Champions League T20 July 12, 2014

    Melbourne: Already retired from Tests and ODIs, former Australian opener Simon Katich on Saturday called time on his Twenty20 career as well, ruling himself out from the Champions League T20 in India. The 38yearold, who quit firstclass cricket in 2012, captained Perth Scorchers to KFC Twenty20 Big Bash League title earlier...
  • As it happened: Mumbai Indians vs Perth Scorchers, Match 19 October 2, 2013

    Toss and team news: Mumbai Indians have won the toss and opted to bowl at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Glenn Maxwell replaces Mitchell Johnson in the Mumbai team while Brad Hogg gets a game for Perth Scorchers. Teams: Perth Scorchers: Simon Katich(c), Ashton Agar, Sam Whiteman, Marcus North, Hilton Cartwright, Ashton Turner,...
  • How Mumbai Indians can reach the CLT20 semifinals October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians will have to play out of their skins in their match against Perth Scorchers at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground on Wednesday, the outcome of which will decide whether Mumbai or Otago Volts join Rajasthan Royals as the two semifinalists from Group A of the Champions...
  • CLT20 standard is better than Big Bash: Katich September 30, 2013

    Jaipur: Australian batsman Simon Katich says the level of competition in the Champions League Twenty20 is far better than what he has seen in the Big Bash back home. Katich's Perth Scorchers were knocked out of the CLT20 on Sunday after defeat against Rajasthan Royals. The lefthanded batsman said India was a...
  • Rajasthan Royals eye hattrick, semis against Perth Scorchers September 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals eye a hattrick of wins to enter the semifinals of the Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) when they meet Perth Scorchers in a Group A tie at Jaipur's Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Sunday. At home, Rajasthan's defence has looked impregnable with an allwin record since IPL6 earlier this...
  • Perth Scorchers up against qualifiers Otago Volts September 24, 2013

    Jaipur: Their respective openers washed out due to heavy rain, Australia's Perth Scorchers and inform qualifiers from New Zealand Otago Volts would look to open their campaign on a winning note when the two sides clash in a Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) match, here on Wednesday. Rain had the final say...
  • CLT20: Highveld Lions vs Perth Scorchers match abandoned due to rain September 23, 2013

    Match delayed due to rain. TOSS: Alviro Peterseon wins the toss and Highveld Lions have put Perth Scorchers in to bat. Playing XIs: Highveld Lions: Quinton de Kock (wk), Rassie van der Dussen, Hardus Viljoen, Alviro Petersen (capt), Temba Bavuma, Jean Symes, Dwaine Pretorius, Sohail Tanvir, Aaron Phangiso, Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe Perth Scorchers:...
  • Lancashire sign Mitchell McClenaghan for T20s June 14, 2013

    Mitchell McClenaghan, the New Zealand leftarm quick, has been signed up by Lancashire for the Friends Life t20. The 27yearold is the leading wickettaker in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy with eight from two matches and will joined former Australia batsman Simon Katich as the club's overseas option for their...
  • KKR out of CLT20 after washout against Perth October 17, 2012

    Durban: IPL winners Kolkata Knight Riders were on Wednesday knocked out of the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 after their mustwin match against Perth Scorchers was called off due to incessant rain here. The Knight Riders needed to win this match at any cost, having suffered reverses in their first two outings...
  • 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...
  • Katich retires from firstclass cricket June 12, 2012

    Sydney: Australian batsman Simon Katich on Tuesday announced his retirement from firstclass cricket in Australia, citing family reasons. Katich, 36, is currently playing with Hampshire in the English county season and is committed to play for the Perth Scorchers in the Champions League Twenty20 in October. He was axed from the...
  • Simon Katich cleared of fracture February 7, 2012

    Sydney: Former Test opener Simon Katich was cleared of any fracture on Tuesday after suffering concussion when he topedged a pull shot into his face during a Sheffield Shield match. The 36yearold was treated at the ground on Monday by New South Wales medical staff during the game against Tasmania and...
  • Katich calls national selector to know fate December 17, 2011

    Melbourne: Outoffavour Australia opener Simon Katich has directly approached national selector John Inverarity to know whether he is being considered for the first Test match against India, starting on December 26. The 36yearold called Inverarity on Friday to enquire about suggestions that he was being considered for a shock recall to...
  • When Agarkar had his Aussie revenge December 15, 2011

    New Delhi: Eight years ago to the day, on December 15, 2003, Ajit Agarkar enjoyed his greatest day of international cricket. Rahul Dravids 233 had taken India to within 33 runs of Australias firstinnings total of 556, and then it was over to Agarkar, who snapped up 6 for 41...
  • Unlikely to make up with Clarke: Katich December 13, 2011

    Melbourne: Disgruntled Australian cricketer Simon Katich has given up hope of coming back to the national team and doesn't know whether he would ever be friends again with captain Michael Clarke after holding him responsible for the loss of his central contract. Katich was reprimanded by Cricket Australia after his public...
  • Katich has no regrets over comments on Clarke December 6, 2011

    Sydney: Former Test batsman Simon Katich says he has no regrets on his remarks about captain Michael Clarke which led to his being reprimanded by Cricket Australia (CA) following a disciplinary hearing on Monday. Katich was charged by CA after he told reporters on October 29 that he thought a physical...
  • Katich reprimanded for Clarke comments December 5, 2011

    Melbourne: Former Test opener Simon Katich was reprimanded by Cricket Australia on Monday for making a "detrimental public comment" about captain Michael Clarke after his axing from the Australian squad. Katich was called to a disciplinary hearing in Melbourne after telling reporters on October 29 that he thought it is unlikely...
  • Katich hires top lawyer for CA hearing November 9, 2011

    Sydney: Simon Katich has hired a top sports lawyer to prepare his defence at a Cricket Australia (CA) hearing scheduled for November 21 after the country's apex cricket body pulled him up for his comments against national captain Michael Clarke. The ousted opener faces charges of suspension or a fine for...
  • Aussies go slow, but Katich blames India's tactics November 8, 2008

    Nagpur: Australia centurion Simon Katich accused India of negative tactics in the fourth and final Test after his own side's defensive batting on Saturday had marred their chances of forcing a serieslevelling victory. India's bowlers operated successfully to a packed offside field to restrict the runs when the tourists needed to...
  • Gambhir's aggressive stance riles Australian media October 30, 2008

    Melbourne: The confrontation between Gautam Gambhir and Australian cricketers in the ongoing third Test in Kotla was played up by the Australian media, saying that it revived memories of the controversial series of last summer. "The acrimony which almost destroyed last summer's Test series between Australia and India exploded again on...