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About Steve Waugh

Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian cricketer, and fraternal twin of former Australian cricketer Mark Waugh. Steve Waugh captained the Australian Test cricket team from 1999 to 2004. He is the most capped Test player in history with 168 appearances. He is known amongst friends as "Tugga" (as in tug of war), and amongst the public as "Iceman" for his ability to remain calm and cool in high-pressure situations throughout his career. Dean Waugh, another of Steve's brothers, is also a cricketer, having played first-class and list A cricket in Australia. He is known for his philanthropic work, and he was named Australian of the Year in 2004.

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""Cricket County"" – A Sports Savvy Residential Township Project in Lucknow
Shri Infratech and Sporting Edge – a venture founded by former Australian Cricket Captain, Mr. Steve Waugh - entered into an association for a unique township in the city of Nawabs, Lucknow. Realty major Shri Infratech today announced a truly distinctive association with Sporting Edge, a venture founded by Mr. Steve Waugh, the Australian cricket legend

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'Ice man' Steve Waugh to play amateur psychologist at London Olympics
Cricket legend Steve Waugh will be the athlete liaison officer for Australia's synchronised swim team at the London Olympics.hat means if a young Olympian is feeling the anxiety of competing in front of packed stands, they are likely to look to Waugh for comfort.

Clarke not to play till 40, declares to quit cricket post his mid-30s
Eager to make an impact over a short space of time, Australia's skipper Michael Clarke has said would quit cricket after he passed his mid-30s.

'Gentle giant' Ambrose says he let his bowling do the talking for him
Legendary West Indies' fast bowler Curtly Ambrose has said that during his playing days, he never used to speak much since he let his bowling do the talking for him.

Waugh slams naming Ponting as captain over Warner for Sydney ODI
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has slammed the national selectors for choosing Ricky Ponting as skipper over vice captain David Warner to replace the injured Michael Clarke for the Sydney ODI against Sri Lanka.

Waugh backs 'galvanized' Aussies to beat 'vulnerable' England in upcoming Ashes series
Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh has said his team can win the upcoming Ashes series taking into account England's performance against Pakistan.

Waugh backs Tendulkar to break 'Don Bradman jinx' to get 100th international ton
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has backed masterblaster Sachin Tendulkar to break the 'Don Bradman jinx' and score his hundredth international ton.

Waugh says selectors will face 'tough calls' regarding 'ageing' Ponting's career
Former Australian cricketer Steve Waugh has said his team is in a good position to compete for the upcoming Ashes series but added that selectors need to take hard decisions regarding the career of veteran batsman Ricky Ponting before the series.

I felt for all of South Africa when Cronje confessed to match fixing: Waugh
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said he felt bad for all of South Africa when their inspirational captain Hansie Cronje confessed to having indulging in match fixing.

English cricket is in good state despite loss against Pakistan: Waugh
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh believes England cricket is still in good shape despite being thrashed by Pakistan in the UAE.

England needs to tackle Pak spinners to end their losing streak in third Test
England's batsmen have to devise a strategy to specifically tackle Pakistan's spinners in order to set up a formidable score in the third Test, an article in a daily has said.

Clarke becomes only captain to score double, triple centuries in single Test series
Australian skipper Michael Clarke has made a world record by becoming the only captain in 135 years to smash a double and triple century in the same Test series.

Ponting to sue Indian firm for using image in phone application without permission
Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has warned of action against an Indian firm for using his photograph in a phone application without seeking his permission.

Ponting, Hussey may tour England for Ashes series in 2013
Australia's selectors chairman John Inverarity has said Ricky Ponting may now tour England next year at the age of 38.

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.

Haddin enjoying Christmas training with son ahead of India-Oz Boxing Day clash
Australian cricketer Brad Haddin took his three-year-old son Zac to the training session on Christmas, ahead of the Boxing Day clash with 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.

Oz selectors want nation's best batsmen to be bowlers as well
The Chairman of the National Selection Panel (NSP), John Inverarity, has called on the nation's best batsmen to work on their bowling skills in a bid to give the Test team greater flexibility down the track.

Dravid backs Waugh's suggestion of lie-detector tests to fight cricket corruption
Indian batsman Rahul Dravid has joined former Australian captain Steve Waugh in calling for the introduction of lie-detection tests in the fight against corruption in cricket.

Patrick Cummins must prioritize Test cricket ahead of IPL, says Steve Waugh
Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has told fast bowler Patrick Cummins to prioritize Test cricket ahead of big money on offer in the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Steve Waugh predicts Australia-India Test series to be 'even contest'
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh reckons that the upcoming four-Test series between Australia and India would be an "even contest".

Australian team 'pulling together as a unit' under Clarke's captaincy: Steve Waugh
Former Australian captain Steve Waugh has said that he is extremely pleased by the way Michael Clarke has embraced being the leader.

New Indian bowlers are very good: Waugh
Former captain Steve Waugh has said that the new crop of Indian bowlers are very good and are surely going to give a tough time to the Australian team.

Injured Cummins would have been a handful for Tendulkar: Steve Waugh
Former Australian captain and co-author of the Argus Review report Steve Waugh has criticized Cricket Australia for blooding and promoting youngsters like pace spearhead Patrick Cummins prematurely, saying that the latter's express pace could have caused problems to Indian batting maestros Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid.

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.

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