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
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Following Shane Warne’s retirement at the end of the 2006-07 Ashes series, Australian cricket was desperate to find a regular spin bowler.
“I was sitting there, thinking, ‘I could die here in the f***ing Gabbattoir.” So wrote England batsman Kevin Pietersen in his autobiography KP, released late last year.
Australia is about to go through a rebuild of its batting line-up, and the numbers do not bode well.
Michael Clarke was not everyone’s cup of tea but there is no arguing that he leaves Australian cricket having made an indelible impression.
It took less than 100 minutes to disassemble Australia’s batting line-up on Day 1 at Trent Bridge.
Time is running out for Shaun Marsh to claim a permanent spot in the Australian Test side.