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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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Australia’s fast bowling future looks bright

Australia's fast bowling future looks bright

55 minutes ago

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. They also each claimed a five-wicket haul […]

The heat on Australia in more ways than one

The heat on Australia in more ways than one

1 day ago

India has never won a Test match at the Gabba and Australia has not lost one there against anybody since 1988. But both those streaks may come to an end in a few days’ time. Galvanised by their effort with the bat at Adelaide the tourists again made it tough for Australia’s bowlers – some […]

It’s a farce that India continue to refuse DRS

It's a farce that India continue to refuse DRS

6 days ago

There was high farce again on Friday when the Indian team was refused the wicket of David Warner on 70. The fielding team went up as one when a short ball from Varun Aaron appeared to be gloved down the leg side to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. The beseeching mass appeal was turned down. The bowler […]

Cricket must stop being so precious about weather

Cricket must stop being so precious about weather

11 Dec 2014

At the Adelaide Oval yesterday we once again heard commentators bemoaning the fact that the umpires would not resume play after a break because it was lightly drizzling. It is a protest heard every cricket season around the globe. However it is the dismay of the fans that should be more concerning to the authorities […]

Clarke and Warner walking divergent paths

Clarke and Warner walking divergent paths

10 Dec 2014

Michael Clarke stepped on to the Adelaide Oval to a rousing reception. He had desperately wanted to be there and the fans had wanted him there too. Over the past 10 days the world witnessed a different side of the Australian skipper as he wore his heart on his sleeve while endeavouring to provide strength […]

It’s hard to see India troubling Australia

It's hard to see India troubling Australia

9 Dec 2014

Few things other than prawns travel worse than the Indian Test team. On Tuesday it launches its four-Test campaign for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy on the verdant Adelaide Oval. The current squad will be looking to achieve something that each of its predecessors could not – a series win on Australian soil. This encounter marks the […]

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