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Jason Gillespie


About Jason Gillespie

Gillespie is the former Australian Cricket fast bowler from the South Australian region.

Professional Biography

As cricketer

In July 09, he said he believes it is quite hard to reverse a crisis of form mid-series but has come out in support of Mitchell Johnson by saying: I'd play him and Id give him support.

In February 2010, Gillespie said he believes 40-over cricket could help to revive the 50-over format of the game.

Ban from first class cricket

Gillespie is banned from first-class cricket in Australia after he signed a three-year deal with the non-ICC sanctioned Indian Cricket League in early 2008.

In December 08, he accused Cricket Australia of deserting some of the country's finest players during the series against India that was held in 2007.

As a coach

In July 2010, Gillespie headed to Zimbabwe to take up the position as head coach of the Kwekwe-based MidWest Rhinos.

Jason Gillespie in News

England pacers as good as Australia's all-conquering side: Gillespie
The current pace bowling attack of England is just as good as Australia's all-conquering side, according to former pacer Jason Gillespie.

Boycott to be new Yorkshire country cricket club president
Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has been appointed as the new President of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club, replacing former England captain Raymond Illingworth.

Lehmann commemorated with bronze sculpture at Adelaide Oval
The South Australia Cricket Association (SACA) has commemorated veteran Australian all rounder Darren Lehmann by unveiling a bronze sculpture at his home ground, the Adelaide Oval.

Tendulkar helps Indian cricket fan achieve mission impossible
Sachin Tendulkar and Andrew Symonds have come together to help a cricket fan achieve mission impossible of collecting the signatures of 40 players from Australia's successful World Cup winning teams of 1987, 2003 and 2007.

Gillespie to coach Yorkshire from next season
Yorkshire has announced that former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie will take over as their new first-team coach from next season.

Melbourne Stars boss calls for selection of indigenous players in Oz cricket teams
The lack of indigenous players at the top levels of Australian cricket has been described by businessman Eddie McGuire as a 'gaping omission' in the sport.

Gillespie to move to Zimbabwe to coach MidWest Rhinos
Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie is moving from Adelaide to Zimbabwe to coach the Kwekwe-based MidWest Rhinos team.

Gillespie appointed assistant coach of Australia A team
Cricket Australia (CA) has appointed former fast bowler Jason Gillespie as the assistant coach of the Australia A team for their Zimbabwe tour, which begins on June 25.

Gillespie impressed by top Indian seamers' efforts on 'unresponsive' pitches
Former Australian fast bowler and Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Jason Gillespie has said that he is impressed by the efforts of Indian fast bowlers on decks which offer them little encouragement.

Gillespie happy with Lee's spree in World Cup, IPL
Former Australian fast bowler and Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Jason Gillespie has said that he is quite happy with the resurgence of his former teammate Brett Lee in the recent World Cup in the Indian subcontinent and the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Mumbai Indians target game against Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways
Mumbai Indians have trained their guns on struggling Kings XI Punjab to return to winning ways in the Indian Premier League after their morale-shattering seven-wicket loss to Rajasthan Royals.

Gillespie warns Australia to be wary of Zimbabwe's spinners
Former Test paceman Jason Gillespie, who is now coaching in Zimbabwe's first-class competition, has asked the Australian team to beware of Zimbabwe's spin attack.

Oz players told not to drink beer during Ashes
Australian fast bowler Ryan Harris has revealed that players were asked not to drink alcohol during the Ashes.

England must block out 2006 Ashes nightmare: Gillespie
Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has said that England must block out the harrowing memories of the Ashes series played Down Under in 2006, or risk scuppering their second Test hopes.

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