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Glenn Mitchell

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About

Glenn spent over two decades as a sports broadcaster on both radio and television with the ABC, commentating at four Olympic, four Commonwealth and two Paralympic Games. He called nearly 200 international cricket matches (covering 13 overseas tours) and commentated over 900 games of AFL & WAFL football, along with myriad other sports. Since mid-2011, Glenn has been freelancing in both the electronic and written media. He tweets from @mitchellglenn and can also be found on his website - glennmitchell.com.au

Member Since:
October 2012
Based In:
Perth
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cricket, Cycling,

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A time of introspection for cricket

A time of introspection for cricket

1 day ago

It is often said that sport is a great leveller. However, this week it has served to flatten most people. The horrific scenes that played out at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Tuesday afternoon have left a pall hanging over us all, whether we be cricket followers or not. We are all sportspeople at some […]

No Clarke but no surprises for the Gabba Test

No Clarke but no surprises for the Gabba Test

20 Nov 2014

Australia copped a hiding in the two Tests against Pakistan in the UAE, but there is no chance they will suffer the same fate at home against India. The venue has often determined the outcome of Australia-India series as much as the playing personnel, with the home side in the last two series claiming the […]

Have recent Test debutants been given a raw deal?

Have recent Test debutants been given a raw deal?

13 Nov 2014

If Mitchell Starc misses out on the first Test against India next month, it will mark the eighth time he has been dropped – and he has only played 13 Tests. Since debuting in December 2011, Starc’s Test career with respect to the number of matches he has played each time he was recalled before […]

Female cricket commentators making their mark, at last

Female cricket commentators making their mark, at last

10 Nov 2014

Oh my god, female cricketers have infiltrated the commentary box this summer. Yet remarkably, the sky has not fallen in. Who would have thought? There have been several attempts in the past to include women in the commentary of cricket. The first, in this country, was the decision by Channel Nine to utilise actress Kate […]

Tendulkar displays questionable shotmaking in his autobiography

Tendulkar displays questionable shotmaking in his autobiography

8 Nov 2014

Sir Donald Bradman aside, Sachin Tendulkar is arguably the biggest name in cricket. Hence, the release this week of his autobiography was a much anticipated affair. No man has played more Test matches (200) and ODIs (463), and with an international career that spanned 24 years Tendulkar’s story was always going to be painted on […]

David Warner is bound for greatness

David Warner is bound for greatness

3 Nov 2014

A little over 18 months ago, David Warner’s international career was at the crossroads. A twitter rant with two leading Australian cricket journalists on the tour of England was closely followed by a late night physical altercation with England batsman Joe Root during the Champions Trophy. The first outburst resulted in Cricket Australia issuing a […]

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