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Former Australian cricket captain Mark Taylor.(AFP)

‘India can’t let one bad innings define their tour’: Former Australia captain backs India to stage comeback in Boxing Day Test

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 06:12 PM IST
Taylor, who captained Australia to the final of the 1996 ICC World Cup, is one of only four men to have led the Aussies in 50 or more Test matches. He feels India’s bowlers have it in them to pick wickets but need the batsmen to put up big runs on the board.
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Photo of former Australia captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)
Photo of former Australia captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)

India vs Australia: ‘Make sure the laws are used correctly’, Mark Taylor warns against abuse of concussion substitute rule

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 06:35 PM IST
The fact that Jadeja did not seek medical attention immediately and scored two more boundaries in his quick-fire 44 off 23 balls, fuelled further suspicions about the concussion finding.
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Steve Smith with Tim Paine.(AP)
Steve Smith with Tim Paine.(AP)

‘If Tim Paine plays till 37-38, it may be too late for Steve Smith to become Australia captain,’ says Mark Taylor

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 16, 2020 03:19 PM IST
Former Australia captain Mark Taylor believes that time may be running out for Smith to return as Australia captain. Speaking to Sydney Morning Herald, Taylor said that Steve would be considered only after Paine remains in the Test team.
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Former Australian captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)
Former Australian captain Mark Taylor(Twitter)

“I would pick him to open” – Mark Taylor finds the potential Australian opener for India Tests

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 06:21 PM IST
Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has urged the national selectors to pick in-form Will Pucovski to open the batting against India in the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
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File image of Mark Taylor(Getty Images)
File image of Mark Taylor(Getty Images)

‘He’s doing it very well’: Mark Taylor calls star India batsman a ‘very powerful guy’

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2020 02:06 PM IST
India vs Australia: Former captain of the Australian cricket team, Mark Taylor as believes the batsman is a ‘very powerful guy in world cricket’
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MS Dhoni most impressive young man I worked with: Greg Chappell

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan TImes, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 31, 2020 10:08 AM IST
Greg Chappell who came in as India’s head coach barely months after MS Dhoni had made his ODI debut in December 2004 in Bangladesh, said Dhoni is the best Indian captain he has seen.
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File image of Steve Waugh.(Getty Images)
File image of Steve Waugh.(Getty Images)

‘Was in Colombo hospital with broken nose, Gillespie had broken leg’: Steve Waugh recalls moment that changed him as captain

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 09:45 AM IST
Steve Waugh recalled that while he was recuperating from the injury in a Colombo hospital, he realised that he has not truly justified the role of the captain in the short time he has led the team.
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Australia captain Steve Waugh with Shane Warne. File image.(Getty Images)
Australia captain Steve Waugh with Shane Warne. File image.(Getty Images)

‘Had we lost, my head would be on chopping block’: Steve Waugh on dropping Shane Warne from 1999 Test against Windies

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 09:54 AM IST
Speaking to former England captain Michael Atheron on Sky Sports Cricket Youtube channel, Waugh recalled the 1999 tour of West Indies and explained the reasons behind the ‘big decision’ to drop Shane Warne that he had to make.
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India's Virat Kohli looks on as Australian cricketers celebrate his dismissal during the first day of the second test match at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.(PTI)
India's Virat Kohli looks on as Australian cricketers celebrate his dismissal during the first day of the second test match at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.(PTI)

‘Iconic match like India vs Australia won’t look great without crowds’

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 04:42 PM IST
The former Australia skipper also said venues like the Optus stadium in Perth and Adelaide Oval, where the situation is under control, will be vying to get the hosting rights of the prestigious Test match.
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Representational image.(Getty Images)

Ban on saliva may upset balance between bat and ball in Test cricket, warns Taylor

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 11:21 AM IST
“I think it is a bit of a concern because I like, particularly in Test matches, to see the ball slightly dominate the bat, it is much better game when Test cricket is played that way,” Taylor told ‘Channel 9’
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File image of Shane Warne and Steve Waugh.(File)
File image of Shane Warne and Steve Waugh.(File)

‘Don’t think he’s ever forgiven him’: Former Australia captain on Shane Warne-Steve Waugh ‘feud’

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 04:09 PM IST
Now, another Australia captain Mark Taylor has given his take on the feud between the two cricketers. Taylor was questioned on the feud on Australia news channel Channel 9’s Sports Sunday show.
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File image of Mark Taylor.(File)
File image of Mark Taylor.(File)

Mark Taylor feels it is probably not viable to have WT20 in October or November

By Indo Asian News Service | Sydney
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2020 12:16 PM IST
The window of October to November is also a period that the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) is looking at as a potential period to hold the Indian Premier League (IPL). But they have made it clear that is only if the ICC decides to postpone the showpiece event.
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Mumbai Indians players and Owner Neeta Ambani with IPL 10 trophy.(PTI)
Mumbai Indians players and Owner Neeta Ambani with IPL 10 trophy.(PTI)

‘They want India in this country’: Former Australia captain thinks T20 WC postponement would a boon for IPL

By Press Trust of India | Melbourne
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2020 01:24 PM IST
The ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15, is shrouded in uncertainty even as some sporting action has begun with strict guidelines in place.
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A file photo of Wasim Akram.(Twitter)
A file photo of Wasim Akram.(Twitter)

On this day: Wasim Akram claims second ODI hat-trick of his career

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Wasim Akram wreaked havoc on the Aussie batsmen as he went on claim his second ODI hat-trick during the final of the Austral-Asia Cup.
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Former cricketers VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar.(PTI)
Former cricketers VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar.(PTI)

‘He locked himself in physio’s room’: Laxman recalls Sachin Tendulkar’s battle with Shane Warne in 1998 series

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 08:27 AM IST
Sachin’s former teammate and cricket commentator VVS Laxman revealed what was the effect of that dismissal on Tendulkar on Star Sports’ show Cricket Connected.
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India's Mohammed Shami reacts after dismissing Bangladesh's captain Mominul Haque.(AP)
India's Mohammed Shami reacts after dismissing Bangladesh's captain Mominul Haque.(AP)

Mohammed Shami, Mayank Agarwal rise to career-best Test rankings

By Press Trust of India | Dubai
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 08:20 AM IST
Shami’s bowling figures of 3 for 27 and 4 for 31 lifted him eight places to seventh position. His 790 rating points are the third best for an India pace bowler with only Kapil Dev (877) and Jasprit Bumrah (832) having recorded more points.
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Australia's Steve Smith during practice.(Action Images via Reuters)
Australia's Steve Smith during practice.(Action Images via Reuters)

Former Australia skipper backs Steve Smith to become captain again after ban expires

By Agence France-Presse | Sydney
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 10:08 AM IST
Smith was banned for 12 months over a brazen attempt to alter the ball with sandpaper under his captaincy in a Cape Town Test, and slapped with a further year’s suspension from any leadership role which runs out at the end of March next year.
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Australia's captain Aaron Finch(AFP)
Australia's captain Aaron Finch(AFP)

ICC World Cup 2019: Amiable Aaron, a suitable skipper

By Somshuvra Laha | Hindustan Times, Birmingham
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 06:37 PM IST
World Cup: Finch strikes you as someone who isn’t flashy. As a batsman, he isn’t as wristy as Smith or even Warner. When the team’s fielding, he is mostly stationed in the outfield.
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Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth.(AFP)
Australia's captain Aaron Finch walks off after being dismissed during the first one-day international (ODI) cricket match between South Africa and Australia at the Optus Stadium in Perth.(AFP)

Australia ODI captain Aaron Finch says off-field ructions causing ‘doubts’

By Reuters | Melbourne
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2018 12:16 PM IST
A slew of Cricket Australia executives have resigned or been axed since the Longstaff report was released last week, shining a spotlight on cultural problems in the game’s administration.
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(Second from left) File image of former Cricket Australia director Mark Taylor.(AFP)
(Second from left) File image of former Cricket Australia director Mark Taylor.(AFP)

Mark Taylor quits as Cricket Australia director

By AFP | Sydney
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2018 09:21 AM IST
Taylor becomes the latest top figure to exit the embattled organisation following chief executive James Sutherland and chairman David Peever.
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File picture of Steve Smith and David Warner(Cricket Australia/Getty Images)
File picture of Steve Smith and David Warner(Cricket Australia/Getty Images)

Reviews into Australia cricket ‘confronting’: Mark Taylor

By AFP | Sydney
PUBLISHED ON OCT 28, 2018 01:40 PM IST
Coach Darren Lehmann quit in the wake of the uproar and then-captain Steve Smith, deputy David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned from the game.
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Steve Smith returned to Australia a few days back after spending a time out with his fiancé Dani Willis in the United States of America following the ball-tampering scandal.(Getty Images)
Steve Smith returned to Australia a few days back after spending a time out with his fiancé Dani Willis in the United States of America following the ball-tampering scandal.(Getty Images)

Steve Smith should be considered for Australia captaincy again: Mark Taylor

By Ankit Kumar Singh | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2018 12:50 PM IST
Steve Smith, who was suspended for one year for the ball-tampering offence in the Cape Town Test against South Africa, has found backing from Mark Taylor who believes he can lead the national side again.
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Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor said ‘abusing, sledging, bullying has gone too far’.(Twitter)
Cricket Australia board member Mark Taylor said ‘abusing, sledging, bullying has gone too far’.(Twitter)

Cricket Australia considering ban on sledging - Mark Taylor

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Sydney
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2018 03:56 PM IST
Mark Taylor has hinted that Cricket Australia (CA) is mulling sledging ban after the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the cricketing world.
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Steve Smith and David Warner were found guilty by Cricket Australia for their role in the ball-tampering controversy and were also barred from playing in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL).(REUTERS)
Steve Smith and David Warner were found guilty by Cricket Australia for their role in the ball-tampering controversy and were also barred from playing in the 2018 Indian Premier League (IPL).(REUTERS)

Australian cricket crisis stems from ‘entitlement culture’

By Agence France-Presse | Agence France-Presse, Sydney
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Don Argus, the man who led a review into the Australian cricket team, believes the ball-tampering scandal stems from a sense of entitlement among players, highlighted by the bitter pay dispute last year.
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