Looking back to the days when Dennis Lillee
and Jeff Thompson, and more recently Glenn McGrath, would tear into England's batsman with no mercy, one should perhaps delight in the current Australian team's discomfort.
Carberry bowls them all out Watching Paul Carberry's ride in the Welsh National on Monbeg Dude reminded me of Dennis Lillee
when he came off his long run.
But Wright is now rested and fit to fire again as he prepares for a month-long trip to India where he has been before for a visit to Dennis Lillee
's fast bowlng academy.
Featuring displays of recently-discovered information about the first-ever match at the Osborne Avenue ground, in Jesmond, a list of internationals - including Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, Gary Sobers and Dennis Lillee
- who have played there, and a new 'discovery trail', entry is free.
BIRTHDAYS: Nelson Mandela, politician, (pictured) 94; John Glenn, former astronaut, 91; Burt Kwouk, actor, 82; Dennis Lillee
, former cricketer, 63; Richard Branson, entrepreneur, 62; Nick Faldo, golfer, 55.
What is the name used to describe metals Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 South Vietnam; 2 The first referee ever to give a penalty in the final; 3 Noble metals; 4 The 1812 invasion by Napoleon; 5 Life under germ-free conditions; 6 Morocco; 7 Suffragettes; 8 Dennis Lillee
; 9 Annie Palmer; 10 Mick Jagger.
hasn't always been known for his hospitality.
WHEN Dennis Lillee
and Rod Marsh placed a bet on England to beat their own Australia team from a seemingly hopeless position at Headingley in 1981, it went down in cricket folklore.
WARWICKSHIRE seamer Jimmy Anyon hopes that two weeks spent working with former Australia fast bowler Dennis Lillee
and a month on a crash diet will give him the edge in a fierce battle for first-team places at Edgbaston this season.
"People were worried when Dennis Lillee
, Jeff Thomson and Rodney Marsh all retired fearing the gaps would never be filled.
But with Freddie Flintoff and the boys doing their best to take Eddie the Eagle's "Not Fit for Sporting Purpose" title, you know Dennis Lillee
might just be sailing dangerously close to the truth when he says:
Whelan, 20, is flying to the Dennis Lillee
Pace Foundation centre in Chennai, India, in January for 12 days' intensive tuition with the Australian legend.