Free Press Journal
  • I always feel so welcome in India: Brett Lee

    New Delhi: Former Australian pacer Brett Lee, who is a popular face on Indian television, wants One-day international (ODI) cricket to return to the days when totals in the range of 250-280 were considered competitive. And for that to happen in today’s “batsmen friendly” game, pitches that give bowlers something to work with have to be curated. He says he always feel “so welcomed” in India which has accepted him “as part of

  • ‘My delivery hitting Sachin’s wicket is the best sound’

    Thiruvananthapuram : One of the fastest bowlers in the world at his peak, former Australian pacer Brett Lee said here on Friday that the best sound that he wished to hear was his ball hitting the wickets of Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Watch Video: Aussie Brett Lee shows off his ‘Dangal’ skills, and he’s mighty impressive

    Australian Brett Lee is a man of many talents. He was a high-class cricketer before he hung up his boots. He even tried his hands at acting, he plays guitar and sings marvelously too. So, it comes hardly as any surprise that he would excel in wrestling too. Yes! well, it seems like Aamir Khan has tough competition from Brett Lee who left no stone unturned while showing off his ‘Dangal’ skills.

  • Adam Gilchrist reveals the toughest bowler he kept to

    Melbourne: Former wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Gilchrist, who is most commonly considered as the best wicket-keeper in cricket history, has rated Michael Bevan as the most challenging bowler he kept to. Despite having the pleasure of wicket-keeping to the likes of Shane Warne, Glenn McGrath and Brett Lee in his illustrious international career, the 45-year-old insisted Bevan was extremely difficult to pick out of the hand.

  • Mumbai: Brett Lee bats for young cancer patients with music therapy

    Mumbai : St. Jude Childcare Centre and former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee join hands to promote music therapy for young cancer patients. Lee said the association with St. Jude Childcare Centre would mark another milestone for the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGOs) to help raise awareness about the life-changing benefits of the clinical form of therapy for cancer patients.

  • Lee backs India to lift the trophy again

    Mumbai : Aided by a balanced unit the Virat Kohli-led India have a good chance to clinch the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, feels former Australia pacer Brett Lee.

  • In pictures: Brett Lee join hands with St. Jude’s Childcare Center to promote Music Therapy in Mumbai

    Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee join hands with St. Jude’s Childcare Center to promote Music Therapy in Mumbai on Thursday. Lee spoke to media on ICC Champions Trophy “It’s been a pretty good tournament so far. And the thing I have enjoyed is watching India play some really good cricket. India have a good chance (to win) and also I want to back my country Australia (to lift the CT),” Lee told reporters

  • Brett Lee backs India to lift Champions Trophy

    Mumbai: Aided by a balanced unit the Virat Kohli-led India have a good chance to clinch the ongoing Champions Trophy in England, feels former Australia pacer Brett Lee.

  • India will be too strong for New Zealand: Brett Lee

    New Delhi, Former Australia pace spearhead Brett Lee feels India will be too strong a challenge for New Zealand when the two sides lock horns in the upcoming three-match Test cricket rubber, starting with the first match on September 22 in Kanpur.

  • I wasn’t a Brett Lee fan: Tannishtha

    Mumbai: He may have a huge global female fan following, but actress Tannishtha Chatterjee says she wasn’t a fan of her co-star, former cricketer, Brett Lee.

  • Virat Kohli has same aura as Sachin Tendulkar, says Brett Lee

    Canberra : Australian pace legend Brett Lee on Wednesday heaped accolades on Virat Kohli, describing the swashbuckling Indian batsman as a legend whose aura is comparable to the iconic Sachin Tendulkar.

  • Cricket needs exciting characters to make game interesting: Brett Lee

    Mumbai : Legendary fast bowler Brett Lee said on Thursday that the presence of players like Virat Kohli and Dale Steyn on the cricket field makes the game more exciting but pointed out that players should control their aggression and should know where to draw the line. Recently, Indian fast bowler Ishant Sharma was handed a one-match suspension for behaviour that breached the ICC code of conduct during the Colombo Test against Sri Lanka.

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    Sourav Ganguly would do a great job as India coach: Brett Lee

    Melbourne: Former Australia fast bowler Brett Lee on Tuesday said former India skipper Sourav Ganguly would do “a great job” if made India’s new head coach. Following Duncan Fletcher’s departure, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will announce its new coach and revamped support staff prior to the team departing for the tour of Bangladesh on June 7.  “I think he would do a great job because he’s got