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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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Is Justin Langer the next coach of Australia?

Is Justin Langer the next coach of Australia?

4 days ago

Even though Darren Lehmann is firmly ensconced in his position as coach of the Australian cricket team his future replacement may already be putting his hand up. Justin Langer, a former Test teammate of Lehmann, continues to carve out a successful coaching career at domestic level. In time, he may well be the next national […]

It is South Africa’s Cricket World Cup to lose

It is South Africa's Cricket World Cup to lose

22 Jan 2015

If they don’t choke. That is what many fans will say as they consider South Africa’s prospects at next month’s World Cup. The ‘c’ word has been used after nearly every major limited-overs tournament that the Proteas have played since readmission to the international fold in the early-1990s. Whether it is the right word to […]

Boy, the selectors got it right with Steve Smith

Boy, the selectors got it right with Steve Smith

29 Dec 2014

Taking pot shots at our national cricket selectors is a common occurrence. And yes, they do sometimes get it wrong. However a lot of the time – in fact, most of the time – they get it right and the rebirth and emergence of Steve Smith as a world-class batsman is a very strong example […]

Clarke or no Clarke, Smith should remain Test captain

Clarke or no Clarke, Smith should remain Test captain

24 Dec 2014

I hope Michael Clarke can overcome his injury woes and make it back into the Test side. At 33 and with 108 Tests under his belt, he still has much to offer in the next couple of years. However, should he return I would like to see him do so as a batsman only and […]

Test cricket is ripping us off with incessant time wasting

Test cricket is ripping us off with incessant time wasting

20 Dec 2014

It defied description yesterday afternoon when, four minutes before stumps, drinks were run out to the Indian batsmen at the Gabba, along with towels and an assortment of batting gloves. Yes, that’s right, four minutes before stumps. It must have been damn thirsty work yesterday as the same two blokes had run out drinks just […]

Australia’s fast bowling future looks bright

Australia's fast bowling future looks bright

19 Dec 2014

Josh Hazlewood, James Pattinson and Pat Cummins have a lot in common. They are all quick with the ability to bowl consistently above 140km/h. They are all young – Hazlewood is 23 years old, Pattinson 24, and Cummins 21. They have all had their unwanted share of injuries. FOLLOW LIVE CRICKET SCORES OF DAY THREE […]

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