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About Brett Lee

Brett Lee is an Australian bowler. He served as the opening bowler for the team many times. He plays for the Punjab Kings XI team in the Indian Premier League.

Personal Biography

Brett Lee married Australian Actress Liz Kemp at the country house of broadcaster Alan Jones at Fitzroy Falls, near Bowral, NSW, in June 2006 but they split after two years of marriage primarily because Kemp wasn't happy with Lee putting his international cricket career ahead of the family. Another version says Brett doubts Liz having an affair as she made several trips to Brisbane while he was away. The couple had a son Preston Charles.

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Fast bowling expert Pont says Oz youngster Cummins has 'injury prone' action
Ian Pont who is widely regarded as an expert on bowling actions, has said Australia's teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins needs to work on his bowling action, as it has some flaws which make it injury prone.

Finn leads race to be quickest pacer
England fast bowler Steven Finn is winning his speed-gun battle with the Australian pair of Brett Lee and Pat Cummins in the ongoing one-day series between the two sides.

Brett Lee praised after he rejects NSW contract for young player
Australian pacer Brett Lee's decision not to sign a contract for New South Wales is a selfless move unlikely to be replicated, Players' Association boss Paul Marsh has said.

Resurgent Oz pacers will trouble England's top batting line up: Wade
Australia's wicketkeeper Matthew Wade has said his team possesses the bowling firepower to trouble England's in-form batting line up during their five-match one-day series.

Brett Lee mentoring Oz pacer Cummins
Australian teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins is being mentored by star pacer Brett Lee and has admitted being completely in awe of the 'old master'.

Pay dispute ends, Clarke and Johnson big winners in CA's contract list
Skipper Michael Clarke and pacer Mitchell Johnson have emerged as biggest gainers in Cricket Australia's list of contracted players for the next year,as the governing body has reduced the number from 25 to 17.

Cowan to be surprise exclusion from Cricket Australia's trimmed contract list
Test opener Ed Cowan will be a surprise exclusion from Cricket Australia's trimmed-down contract list despite the governing body's prime focus on Test cricket.

Katich earns respect of fellow Oz cricketers for his attitude
Former state and national teammates have described Simon Katich, who retired from first class cricket, as a player who won almost universal respect for his attitude.

'IPL's effortless money in less time has massive influence on cricketers'
Former Australian cricketer Brendan McArdle believes England batsman Kevin Pietersen's decision to quit the limited over format, and his stubbornness to continue playing in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) just shows the kind of massive influence various Twenty20 competitions have on players.

'Record smasher' Lee says love for cricket in India is 'over the top'
Veteran fast bowler Brett Lee, who is just five wickets away from becoming Australia's leading wicket taker in one day internationals, has said the love for cricket in India is over the top.

Kean's future as Rovers manager on 'knife-edge' following hectic parleys with Venkys
Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean is likely to get axed soon after spending two days with owner Venkys at their chicken firm's headquarters in Pune, India.

Oz selectors recall Johnson for England tour
Mitchell Johnson has been recalled to the Australian team for the one-day tour of England and Ireland in June and July.

Windies level series, defeat Aussies by 14 runs in final T20
West Indies have drawn the two-match Twenty20 series against Australia 1-1, after beating them by 14 runs in the second match at Kensington, Oval.

Warner mindful of Windies hitting back in second T20
Australian opener David Warner has said his team should expect a backlash from the West Indies team in the second Twenty20 match between the two sides to be played in Barbados.

Pattinson gets T20 berth for Windies series
Australian pacer James Pattinson will make his first appearance in the West Indies after being named in the Twenty 20 squad.

Pollard's ton helps Windies' win in fourth one-dayer against Oz
Kieron Pollard's ton helped the West Indies secure a 42-run win over Australia in the fourth one-dayer at St Lucia.

Third West Indies-Australia ODI match ends in dramatic tie
The West Indies came back from five wickets down for just 78 runs to snatch a dramatic tie against Australia in the third Digicel One-Day International at Arnos Vale on Tuesday.

Oz batting collapse in Windies series highlights Clarke's significance to squad
Australia's poor batting in the West Indies tour has highlighted that the presence of skipper Michael Clarke is crucial in the team's middle order.

Oz drop Forrest for St. Vincent ODI
Australian batsman Peter Forrest has been dropped for the third one-dayer against the West Indies in St. Vincent.

Hilfenhaus to miss first Windies one-day match
Australian pace bowler Ben Hilfenhaus will miss the opening one day match against the West Indies.

Lee asks 'aggressive' Pattinson to use mouth as weapon against India
Brett Lee, who was known for shaking up tailenders with his bouncers in Tests, has asked Australia's latest pace sensation James Pattinson to continue his combative, intimidatory approach and not be deterred from using his mouth as a weapon against India.

Guts and talent don't need coaching: Ex-Test batsman Bruce Francis
Former Australian Test batsman Bruce Francis is of the view that players who are talented and have guts to take on the opposition, don't need to be coached or guided on how to play.

Razzaq backs India to beat Australia in upcoming Test series
Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has reckoned that India will beat Australia in the upcoming Test series because the latter lacks good bowlers.

Starc not bothered over being fall guy for Oz defeat to Black Caps in Hobart
Australian paceman Mitchell Starc has reckoned that he is not bothered over being blamed for the team's defeat to New Zealand during the Hobart Test.

India, not Australia emerging punters favourite to nail Test series
Punters in Australia do not see the country's current cricket team as the favourites to beat India in the forthcoming four-Test series.

Lee says he's primed to bowl fast for Sydney Sixers'
Veteran Australian fast bowler Brett Lee believes he still retains the ability to give Brisbane Heat some hurry-up in the season-opening T20 Big Bash League clash with the Sydney Sixers at the SCG.

Katich has no regrets about Clarke diatribe
Former Australian opener Simon Katich has said that he has no regrets after his inflammatory comments about captain Michael Clarke, which resulted in a Cricket Australia reprimand on Monday.

Aussies new 'monster' fast bowlers, an exciting development: Fleming
Former Australian fast bowler Damien Fleming believes that Australia has put the world on notice with its new squadron of "monster" fast bowlers.

At 81, Richie Benaud outrates popular Australian celebrities
Former Australian cricketer and Channel Nine commentator Richie Benaud is still among the most loved personalities in world entertainment, it has been revealed.

12 things about Pak model Veena Malik caught in FHM 'nude pose' storm
Pakistani actress Veena Malik shocked her country after an alleged photo of her posing nude appeared on the cover of the Indian edition of FHM.

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