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Steve Waugh's Biography

Stephen Rodger "Steve" 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 was the most capped Test cricket player in history with 168 appearances until 3 August 2010, when Sachin Tendulkar of India broke this record. 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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Australia great Steve Waugh has endorsed the introduction of day/night Test cricket
Australia great Steve Waugh has endorsed the introduction of day/night Test cricket
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  • The Analyst: What makes a great captain?

      News Source: BBC | 3 days ago
    Michael Vaughan had led England Lions on one tour before graduating to Test cricket, and finished up with England's second best win ratio of 51%. Clarke spent most of his career in the shadow of Ricky Ponting before he took over. The craftiest
  • Run drought weighs heavily on skipper as England looks cooked

      News Source: Sydney Morning Herald | 4 days ago
    Central to a captain's ability to successfully lead a team is his own game. Steve Waugh impressed this upon Ricky Ponting when handing him the Australian leadership...Even Mark Taylor, one of Australia's best captains, ran the risk of leading a
  • England need Cook, the batsman - Waugh

      News Source: CricInfo | 8 days ago
    Steve Waugh , the former Australia captain, has said England captain Alastair Cook knows "deep down" that captaincy is affecting his cricket and stressed that the side needed Cook more as a batsman. Cook much good and he would have to instead sit

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  • Mark Waugh is an ideal national selector | The Roar

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Better known as “Hatchet Hohns”, he ended the careers of Waugh, Michael Slater, and Ian Healy and stripped Steve Waugh of his ODI captaincy. Australian cricket needs a hatchet man selector like a hole in the head. With Marsh in the chair, ...
  • World Laughter Day: Top 10 funny cricket videos to watch - ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    8) Steve Waugh runs among the crowd searching for a win! Fifth One-Day International (ODI) at Guyana in 1999, Australia needed 174 to win. Needing six in the last over, Waugh picked a couple and the next four deliveries were dots.
  • New Aussie Selection Panel: In The Nick Of Time | ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Most importantly for Marsh is the fact that he has often been at loggerheads with Greg Chappell, the guy who almost single handedly destroyed Indian cricket when he dumped Sourav Ganguly and tried to get rid of Sachin Tendulkar. Marsh is ...

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