Articles about Glenn McGrath

One of the greatest fast bowlers to ever play the game, former Australian cricketer Glenn Mcgrath began his international career in 1993, replacing Merv Hughes. At the time, he only had eight first-class appearances under his belt. For McGrath, however, it did not take much time to elevate himself as the leader of the Australian bowling lineup. An unwavering outside off-stump line coupled with precise length was his MO. Facing McGrath was a test of temperament for any batsman, and more often than not, the "Pigeon" came out on top. Any Australian bowler's success is measured against using the Ashes yardstick. And, McGrath had 10 of his 29 five-wicket hauls against their arch-rival. With 563 wickets in Test cricket and 381 wickets in ODIs, he was not one to be pulled down by injuries or personal problems. Every time people wrote him off, he came back stronger. A three-time World Cup winner with the Aussies, McGrath is also the leading wicket-taker in World Cup history. For a bowler with the penchant for big days, McGrath brought the curtain down on his career with the 2007 World Cup win and finishing as the Player of the Tournament.

11 Sep 2022

England Cricket Team
Stuart Broad becomes fifth-highest wicket-taker in Tests: Details here

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has surpassed the great Glenn McGrath in terms of Test wickets.

11 Sep 2022

England Cricket Team
ENG vs SA: Stuart Broad equals Glenn McGrath (Test wickets)

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has equaled the great Glenn McGrath in terms of Test wickets.

28 Aug 2022

England Cricket Team
James Anderson becomes most successful pacer (international cricket): Key stats

England's James Anderson became the first-ever fast bowler to complete 950 wickets in international cricket on Saturday.

02 Jan 2022

Test Cricket
The Ashes: Glenn McGrath contracts COVID-19 ahead of Pink Test

Days before the start of the Pink Test, veteran Australian seamer Glenn McGrath has tested positive for COVID-19.

28 Dec 2021

Test Cricket
Pat Cummins vs Glenn McGrath: Statistical comparison (after 36 Tests)

Pat Cummins led Australia to victory in the third Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Glenn McGrath turns 51: A look at his monumental feats

Australian maestro Glenn McGrath is one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time.

30 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli
Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane move up in ICC Test Rankings

Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane have surged in the latest ICC Test Rankings for Batsmen.

25 Jan 2021

England Cricket Team
England win Galle Test, rout Sri Lanka 2-0: Records broken

England defeated hosts Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second and final Test at the Galle International Stadium.

23 Jan 2021

England Cricket Team
James Anderson takes 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket

Legendary England pacer James Anderson showed his brilliance with the ball on Day 2 of the second Test against Sri Lanka.

02 Jan 2021

Virat Kohli
Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Records that can be broken in SCG Test

India scripted an emphatic comeback in the Border-Gavaskar series by winning the Boxing Day Test.

29 Dec 2020

Virat Kohli
#BoxingDayTest, India script history with an emphatic victory: Records broken

India have claimed an emphatic victory over Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

01 Dec 2020

Twitter
Broad nominated for BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2020

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award.

A look at James Anderson's milestone wickets in Test cricket

James Anderson recently became the first ever fast bowler to take 600 wickets in Test cricket.

England win the Test series 1-0: List of records broken

The third Test between England and Pakistan resulted in a draw as incessant rain caused perpetual delays.

England vs Pakistan, third Test: Key moments of Day 3

Day 3 of the third Test between England and Pakistan witnessed a thrilling contest between bat and ball.

12 Aug 2020

England Cricket Team
England vs Pakistan, second Test: Records that can be broken

England and Pakistan are all set to lock horns in the second Test of the three-match series at the Ageas Bowl.

#StatisticalAnalysis: Most wickets by a fast-bowling pair in Test cricket

James Anderson and Stuart Broad are already the two most successful fast bowlers in contemporary-age cricket.

Stuart Broad's memorable milestones in Test cricket

All the years of gruelling drills finally paid off when Stuart Broad registered his 500th Test scalp in the third Test against West Indies.

28 Jul 2020

England Cricket Team
England reclaim The Wisden Trophy: List of records broken

Fast bowler Chris Woakes took a five-for on Day 5 as England defeated West Indies by 269 runs in the series decider at Old Trafford.

Stuart Broad becomes second Englishman to pick 500 Test wickets

Pace spearhead Stuart Broad became the second player from England to take 500 wickets in Test cricket.

England vs West Indies, Day 3: List of key takeaways

England seem to have taken complete control of the ongoing third Test at the Old Trafford.

05 Jul 2020

England Cricket Team
'I am a huge fan of Anderson', says Kemar Roach

West Indies pace spearhead Kemar Roach heaped praise on his counterpart James Anderson for maintaining a terrific consistency in Test cricket.

#StatisticalAnalysis: Anderson can make the difference for England against WI

England take on West Indies in a three-match Test series, starting July 8 at The Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Mitchell Starc vs Trent Boult: Statistical comparison

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is touted as the fastest among seam bowlers presently.

21 Jun 2020

England Cricket Team
#ThisDayThatYear: Malinga rattles England, enters the elite list of bowlers

On this day in 2019, veteran fast bowler Lasith Malinga reached yet another historic feat in international cricket.

09 Jun 2020

Virat Kohli
#NewsBytesExplainer: Will a revamped Australia trouble India Down Under?

It has been over a year since Australia lost their first ever Test series to India at home.

Michael Clarke appointed Officer in Order of Australia

Former Australian skipper Michael Clarke was appointed an Officer (AO) in the Order of Australia.

01 Jun 2020

England Cricket Team
#NewsBytesExplainer: Has Stuart Broad emerged out of Anderson's shadow?

England pace spearhead Stuart Broad has been faring well in Test cricket of late.

24 May 2020

England Cricket Team
#NewsBytesExplainer: History beckons as James Anderson returns to action

James Anderson has been a pioneer of England's bowling attack in Test cricket for years.

12 May 2020

Virat Kohli
#NewsBytesExplainer: The Fab Four of fast bowling

The game of cricket has had a profound history of manufacturing 'Fab Four' in every generation.

Happy Birthday, Pat Cummins: Unknown facts about the Australian seamer

Australian seamer Pat Cummins is deemed one of the greatest fast bowlers in modern day cricket.

Mitchell Starc's rise to prominence in international cricket

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc is one of the fastest bowlers in world cricket among active cricketers.

Cummins is the most complete bowler presently: Glenn McGrath

Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath believes Pat Cummins is the most complete bowler of this generation.

I am still hungry to play for England: James Anderson

England pace spearhead James Anderson is confident of making a comeback following the coronavirus outbreak.

Was slightly harder to bowl to Lara than Sachin: McGrath

Australia's veteran fast bowler Glenn McGrath heaped praise on Brian Lara for his ability to score daddy hundreds.

13 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
Sehwag uses an interesting analogy for five-day Tests: Details here

The cricketing world has been discussing the proposal put forward by the ICC to have mandatory four-day Tests from 2023.

09 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
ICA and FICA not in favor of four-day Tests

The newly formed body of the Indian cricketers, Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA), and its president, Ashok Malhotra, have given their verdict on the planned mandatory four-day Tests by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

08 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
ICC committee member Mahela Jayawardene is against four-day Tests

ICC Cricket Committee member Mahela Jayawardene on Wednesday said Tests should remain a five-day affair.

04 Jan 2020

Virat Kohli
Test cricket shouldn't be altered, says Virat Kohli

Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has always championed the cause of Test cricket.

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