Lillee


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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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During his 13-year international career Lillee was closely involved in some of the most infamous incidents the game has seen.
Although the Little Master originally dreamt of being a fast bowler when he enrolled in Lillee's Madras Rubber Foundation coaching classes as a fresh-faced youngster, Lillee took one look at his modest physical dimensions and knew it could not happen.
Lillee is worried the Aussies' superannuated batting line-up will fall into England's 90mph speed trap this winter and warned that physical fitness alone would not compensate for diminishing reflexes.
WARWICKSHIRE recruit Adam Shantry hopes that a training camp spent with Australian fast bowling great Dennis Lillee and his new county coach John Inverarity will allow him to push for a first-team spot at the start of the new season.
Ponting admits he has been hurt by the call for him to stand down and launched a counter-attack with regards to Lillee's comments.
Lillee said: "I thought if England had been fully fit and had good preparation, there would have been a fight all the way through.
Yet, when Dennis Lillee, arguably the finest fast bowler the world has ever seen, suggests that the flock of failures who have brought English cricket to the brink of ridicule are replaced by up-and-coming, hungry youngsters he strikes a chord.
PELTERS: Dennis Lillee was always a fiery character on the pitch and never more so than in his scrap with Javed Miandad
Sekar was the chief coach there till recently, and he along with Dennis Lillee had shaped the careers of many pacers from Sri Lanka, England, New Zealand and Australia.
Johnson is the one fast bowler in Test cricket who sends shudders through rivals in a way Lillee and Jeff Thomson once did, the report said.
He has a strike rate that matches their greatest, Dennis Lillee. And he just loves bowling against the Poms, as Mike Atherton will testify after being got out seven times by him in the '97 Ashes campaign.
SHANE Warne became Australias second greatest wicket-taker behind Dennis Lillee as he captured five wickets to dismiss South Africa in the second Test in Sydney yesterday.