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Lillee was bit of a fairy if he got hit himself: Greig


May 18th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A day after he called for an end to India's domination in the International Cricket Council (ICC), former England captain Tony Greig stirred another controversy by ... Read more...

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Thomson backs four-pronged pace for Melbourne Ashes Test


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 23(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has urged the national selectors to retain the four front-line quicks in the bowling line-up for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes ... Read more...

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Bowling great Jeff Thomson calls for greentop on Boxing Day


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson feels curator Cameron Hodgkins should prepare a greentop in Melbourne for the fourth Ashes Test starting Sunday.Thomson said Wednesday that a bouncy ... Read more...

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MCG Ashes pitch should be prepared in favour of Aussies: Thommo


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has called for MCG curator Cameron Hodgkins to unashamedly doctor his pitch to suit Australia's fast bowlers and negate the influence of ... Read more...

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Oz bowling attack is the worst in 30 years: Thomson


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.2 (ANI): Forme Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has described the current Australian bowling attack as the worst he has seen in 30 years."It's a worry for the selectors. With Mitch ... Read more...

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Thomson blasts “garbage” surrounding Clarke-Bingle scandal


March 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 21(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has questioned vice-captain Michael Clarke's need to leave New Zealand to end his engagement with fiancée Lara Bingle.Thomson said that Clarke should ... Read more...

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Tait is Australian cricket’s new Thommo, claims Hogg


February 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test quick Rodney Hogg has hailed South Australian Shaun Tait as the new-age Jeff Thomson and says he will pilot Australia to Twenty20 World Cup supremacy ... Read more...

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Watson as a Test opener an insult to openers in Oz: Thompson


November 19th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 19 (ANI): Former Australian pace legend Jeff Thomson believes Shane Watson's surprise role as a Test opener is an insult to opening batsmen across the country.Selectors named Watson as Australia's ... Read more...

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C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award for Mohinder Amarnath


November 10th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Mohinder Amarnath, one of India's greatest all-rounders, was chosen for the C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the Indian cricket board here Tuesday. Mohinder, commonly known as Jimmy, ... Read more...

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Ponting should be last off sinking ship, not first to jump in the lifeboat: Thommo


August 25th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Jeff Thomson has said that Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is flying home for a rest, should not abandon his "sinking ship" but rather stay back ... Read more...

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Ashes: Thommo says time running out for Punter


August 6th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.6 (ANI): In an article for The Mirror, former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has warned that time is running out for skipper Ricky Ponting insofar as retaining The Ashes is ... Read more...

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Leaving Clark out of Lord’s Test was a blunder: Thomson


July 24th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 24 (IANS) Former Australian speedster Jeff Thomson has blasted the team's Ashes bowling as "rubbish" and claimed it was a major blunder to leave Stuart Clark on the sidelines for ... Read more...

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Ponting isn’t a `crap’ captain, says Gillespie


July 14th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has said that Ricky Ponting's captaincy isn't "crap", and told critics to lay off.Responding to comments made by former fast bowler Jeff ... Read more...

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Thomson calls Ponting a ‘crap’ skipper


July 1st, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 1 (IANS) Former Australian pacer Jeff Thomson pulled a barbed shaft at compatriot Ricky Ponting, calling him a "crap" skipper with few supporters in the country. Thomson believes England with Andrew ... Read more...

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Ponting is a crap captain, says ex-Oz pacer Thomson


July 1st, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 1 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thomson has described current Australian cricket skipper Ricky Ponting as a "crap captain".Thomson is of the view that Ponting should never have been ... Read more...

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Border reveals his All Stars Ashes team over last 30-years


June 24th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 24(ANI): Former Australian cricket captain Allan Border has named Australia's best players to have played against England in the past 30 years in July's special Ashes issue of Alpha magazine.Border, ... Read more...

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Lee will have to fight for his place in Ashes squad: Paper


May 1st, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, May 1 (ANI): While Australian fast bowler Brett has already stated on his website that he is ready to assume the lead role for the Ashes Tests, The Age newspaper ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell calls Johnson a rare jewel in Australian cricket


March 3rd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): Former Australian Test captain Ian Chappell has praised fast bowler Mitchell Johnson for his man-of-the-match performance in Australias 162-run win over South Africa in Johannesburg.The Herald Sun ... Read more...

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Clarke, Hughes coach now to mould boys at Nagpur academy


February 21st, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.21 (ANI): Neil D''Costa is a cricket coach with a difference. He has made a name for himself by pitching two youngsters into the Australian Test squad in the last ... Read more...

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Thomson compares Oz bowling attack to a third-grade club side


February 1st, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 1 (ANI): Cricket great Jeff Thomson has compared Australian bowling attack with a third-grade club side, and said that South Africa will relish on the pace battery.Thomson believes Australia ... Read more...

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Former Australia stars lambast Ponting’s captaincy


November 11th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) A day after Australia lost the Test series in India, skipper Ricky Ponting received flak from the media as well as former cricketers who branded him an ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz cricketing greats blast ordinary captain Ponting over his ridiculous decisions


November 11th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): Aussie cricketing greats and former skippers have blasted captain Ricky Ponting for his selection of bowlers on day four of the last Test in Nagpur which India ... Read more...

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1983 World Cup players re-unite on golf course


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) It was an old boy's reunion party on the golf course where camaraderie was in full bloom and anecdotes flowed like old wine from the bunch of ... Read more...

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Australian sporting greats slam board over Hayden reprimand


February 29th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Feb 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) officials have been labelled "sooks" (an Australian slang for a weak, timid person) as two of country's sporting greats described the warning given to Matthew ... Read more...

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Thommo takes Cricket Australia to task over Hayden reprimand


February 29th, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb. 29 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jeff Thommo Thomson and rugby great Tommy Raudonikis have condemned Cricket Australias move to reprimand opener Mathew Hayden for his obnoxious weed remark against ... Read more...

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Oz PM enjoys watching Boxing Day Test and tea with Indian envoy


December 27th, 2007 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.27 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd today dropped in at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to watch the second day's play between Australia and India, and to have tea with the ... Read more...

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