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Nathan Bracken

About Nathan Bracken

Nathan Wade Bracken (born 12 September 1977 in Penrith, New South Wales) is a professional Australian cricketer. A tall left-arm fast-medium bowler, Bracken is capable of swinging the ball both ways. He has represented Australia in all forms of the game and remains a regular fixture in the Australian One Day International and Twenty20 International teams. Bracken represents New South Wales in Australian domestic cricket, Eastern Suburbs in Sydney Grade Cricket and also appeared for English County team Gloucestershire in 2004.

Personal Biography

In October 09, he, along with fellow Australian cricketers stripped for the 3 Mobile Men of Cricket calendar as part of increasing awareness about breast cancer.

In May 2010, experts believed the comeback of pacer Brett Lee will become difficult because of strong performance by players such as Bracken and others.

Reports in June 2010 said that the International days of Bracken might be over.

Nathan Bracken in News

Bracken sues Cricket Australia for $1m for medical negligence
Former Australian pacer Nathan Bracken is suing Cricket Australia for 1.07 million US dollars for failing to adequately deal with a knee injury that finished his playing career.

Rotation plan needed for quicks, says ex-Oz pacer Nathan Bracken
Former Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken , who is suing Cricket Australia over a career-ending injury, believes Australia must consider adopting a rotation policy to get the best out of Ryan Harris, tyro tearaway Pat Cummins and other pacers.

Majeed's claim about Oz cricketers being 'biggest' match fixers 'true': Basit Ali
Former Pakistan cricketer Basit Ali has backed alleged bookmaker Mazhar Majeed's claims that Australian players were "the biggest" when it came to rigging games.

Bracken back on track after 'spot-fixing' allegation
Days after Nathan Bracken's name was mentioned by alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed in a spot-fixing court case in London, it was business as usual for the former Australian fast bowler.

Bracken's accuser Mazhar Majeed 'not of good character'
Former Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken has been given strong support last night by officials from the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, who privately said he was of "very good character", while describing cricketer agent Mazhar Majeed as being of dubious character.

Ex-pacer Bracken to sue Cricket Australia over knee injury
FormerAustralian left-arm quick Nathan Bracken has launched legal action against Cricket Australia, claiming a knee injury he sustained during his career has robbed him of hundreds of thousands of dollars in earnings.

Bracken mulling legal action after being named during spot-fixing trial at London court
Former Australia fast bowler Nathan Bracken is considering taking legal action "to protect his reputation" after being named during the ongoing spot-fixing case trial in London.

Spot-fixing case: Majeed claims Australian cricketers 'biggest' match fixers
A cricket agent accused of taking bribes to fix matches claimed that Australian players were "the biggest" when it came to rigging games, a London court has heard.

Nathan Bracken' wife will be the one to beat at 'Dancing With The Stars'
Even as former Australian cricketer Nathan Bracken's knee injury saw him getting sidelined from 'Dancing With The Stars' end-of-series reunion, his wife will try to dance her way to victory on Sunday night.

Oz coaching set-up needs overhaul: Bracken
Retired left-arm swing bowler Nathan Bracken wants Australian cricket's coaching setup to be overhauled so players can spend more time with individual mentors.

Oz selectors wrong to overlook Hopes in World Cup squad: Bracken
Australian fast bowler Nathan Bracken believes that all-rounder James Hopes should not have has been left out of the 15-man squad for the upcoming World Cup.

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