Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sat 30 Sep 2023 Aussie greats McGrath, Ponting slam team for poor show on Day 2 Aussie legend Glenn McGrath was unhappy with Australia’s defensive batting on Day 2 of the Adelaide Test. He felt that the Aussies waited to score runs and showed no intent. He is worth two players: Glenn McGrath on the Virat Kohli impact Former Aussie pacer Glenn McGrath agrees with the common view that the absence of Indian skipper Virat Kohli for a majority of the Test matches will be a massive blow for India. At the same time, the Australian legend added that it is a golden opportunity for someone else to step up. Exchanged a few words with him: Tendulkar reveals how he upset McGrath during ICC Knockout 2000 It is a known fact that Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar is not a fan of sledging. In fact, recently former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq had revealed how he was left embarrassed after trying to have a go at the Master Blaster. However, Tendulkar recalled an incident in which he was the one to initiate a war of words. Smith and Kohli are the best, but two totally different batsmen With twin tons in his first Test since the embarrassing ban over ball tampering, former Australia captain Steve Smith has won back a lot of admirers. Smith's hundred in each innings of the first Ashes Test not only enabled Australia to recover from 122 for 8, but they also went on to clinch the match and a crucial 1-0 lead in the series. Glenn McGrath, Michael Vaughan feel India got fooled by Perth pitch hype Like Allan Border, even Glenn McGrath feels that India got trapped into the hype around the Perth Test and thus ended up going in with four pacers. Will be delighted for Anderson when he goes past my record: McGrath James Anderson will be difficult to beat once he becomes the most successful fast bowler in Test history feels the man who currently holds the record, Australian legend Glenn McGrath. You have got to hit the seam more often: McGrath to Ishant Australian former pacer Glenn McGrath praised Ishant Sharma but feels he needs to have his role in the team defined. Ishant had a good first Test Lot depends on how India play Anderson: McGrath India will need to perform well against James Anderson if they want to do well in the Tests against England, feels former Aussie pacer Glenn McGrath.