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Lillee

Dennis (Keith). born 1949, Australian cricketer who, by the end of the 1982--83 season, had taken what was then world record total of 355 wickets in 65 tests
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au, Waugh said that he believes Johnson could join a pace pantheon headed by his mentor Lillee as the left-armer's pace record was impressive even before his last comeback against India and England last year, adding that Johnson is destined to finish one of the great bowlers.
Sydney: Fast bowling great Dennis Lillee has questioned the workrate of Australia's current crop of quicks after injury and fatigue sidelined several pacemen and said the group was lacking a "go-to man".
In a new book charting England's post-war Ashes tours, Denness - who dropped himself for one Test at the height of Lillee and Thomson's onslaught - reveals he was concerned for the safety of his foot soldiers during the 1974-75 tour.
Instead, the 23-year-old was one of the first bowlers to be sent by the ECB to work at a two-week training camp at the renowned MRF Pace Clinic in Madras under the watchful eye of Lillee.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, Harris could break the records of Thomson and Lillee if he produces his man-of-the-match-winning efforts at the SCG, where he claimed match figures of 8-61, in his next Test, which would be against South Africa.
It was Lillee who spotted the talent in Johnson at the age of 17.
For that is when Sky Sports is screening part two of their Saturday Story series, and today's subject is Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson, or as the title of today's episode has them, Cricket's First Rock 'n' Roll Superstars.
AUSTRALIA fast-bowling great Dennis Lillee has offered to give out-of-sorts England paceman Steve Harmison a few pointers in time for the second Ashes Test in Adelaide.
DENNIS LILLEE (29 Tests' 167 wkts at 21' best: seven for 89)
Left-arm paceman Johnson was tipped for the top as a teenager by Aussie legend Dennis Lillee, but numerous injuries over the years meant he was made to wait until the age of 24 for his international debut.
ALI, PELE, LILLEE AND ME: Viner reckons the 70s were a halcyon time for sport - and he puts a convincing case.
And working with Australian legend Lillee had been a bonus, he added.