After taking 259 wickets in 71 Tests to become Australia's sixth-highest wicket-taker, Jason Gillespie has remained involved in cricket, and is the current coach of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
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My first memory of the Australian Cricket Team when I was involved was the 1996 World Cup. We had been having a fantastic season as a team for South Australia and I had been amongst the wickets as well. Still, it was a major shock when it was announced that I had been selected to […]
I have a confession to make. I really enjoyed the ‘sledging’ or ‘chirping’ during this series. Now before I get shouted down from the rooftops, I would like to give you my take on it. When I see aggressive body language and a few words spoken between players I look to focus on the positives. […]
The Boxing Day Test is an institution, and I’m not just talking about the cricket match either. For supporters, Day 1 of the Test rivals the AFL Grand Final for ‘must do’ activities. Whether you’re watching from home or at the ground, it’s an event in its own class. And for players the whole occasion […]
The first Test played at Adelaide Oval was a fantastic match. It was always going to be an incredibly emotional match following the tragic passing of Phillip Hughes. I thought the way the game was played by both sides was outstanding. Both sides played the game in a positive aggressive manner. Australia’s batting, lead by […]
After defeating Bangladesh in Dhaka in the first Test in our 2006 tour, we moved to Chittagong for the second and final Test of the series. My Adelaide cricket club teammate Dan Cullen made his debut, which was great. We found ourselves bowling first and managed to knock Bangladesh over for 197. Personally, I was […]
Cricket is unique. No other sport has three formats – one that lasts multiple days using a red ball, and two games that are played over 50 and 20 overs respectively using a white ball. Each form of the game has its own charm and popularity in different parts of the world. In Australia and […]