Posts Tagged "Adam Gilchrist"
Hard-hitting wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist will become the 19th Australian to be inducted into the International Cricket Council Hall of Fame later this week.
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What would you rather watch – paint drying or Test match cricket? If you’re anything like my mate Benny Gross, you’d take the paint without a second thought.
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The wicket-keeper. They are of great importance in any cricket team. A great keeper can build pressure with close dismissals and threaten the batsmen while also having a mental edge on a batsmen.
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The question of whether to walk, or not to walk, is an age-old conundrum for cricketers.
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In the spirit of the back-to-back Ashes series being played this year, this article goes through ten of the best Ashes innings of the last 30 years.
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Following the Lord’s debacle, there has been suggestion that Matthew Wade could play as a specialist batsman as coach Darren Lehmann tries to look at all options ahead of the third Test at Old Trafford
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Whatever career Adam Gilchrist tries to pursue as a day job after retiring from all forms of cricket following a stint in the IPL, he should give dancing a shot.
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That wasn’t just a loss. It was a flogging from the First Fleet era. As it unfurled, its Antipodean witnesses began a many-voiced wail of lamentation that continues today.
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I’ve got a joke for you this morning. What do you call a batsman who thinks he is a wicket-keeper? You know what? I don’t have a punchline.
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Whenever Sachin Tendulkar retires, which one imagines will be by the end of this year, it will mark the end of an era when a group of special cricketers played the game.
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Continuing a recent theme, I’ve decided to don the flak jacket once again, this time as I produce my top 10 Australian Test innings since 1980.
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Adam Gilchrist’s prediction in The Age that One Day International cricket will be dead in three years is right on the money. The only thing that can save it is, well, money.
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Et tu, Gilly? I’ve written before of the essential dignity and beauty of 50-over cricket.
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I was imploring the Australians to declare at tea on the fourth day of the Brisbane Test. Yet, they weren’t willing to take a risk and assert themselves into a winning position.
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We all loved Adam Gilchrist, the legend of Australia cricket, whose inconsistent but often breathtaking displays with bat and glove dominated highlight reels for over 10 years.
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It’s an insidious belief that arrogance is justifiable, perhaps even acceptable in the realm of sport. But how much pride in an individual or team is vital to success?
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Melbourne Renegades’ hopes of signing all-time great Adam Gilchrist for the Big Bash League (BBL) appear dashed after he announced his playing days are over.
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Roar reader Margaret Ward wanted to learn about cricketers who score runs right-handed but deliver the ball left-arm, or vice-versa.
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How good was the Ryobi Cup Final? I’m pleased for the Redbacks, but commiserations to the Tigers after playing such a strong game.
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At the beginning of the Australian summer of 1999, there were pleas from across the nation to allow Ian Healy one last Test series before retiring. As the selectors stood firm, the appeals were reduced to just one last home Test at the Gabba.
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