Brett Lee

Elbow injury threatens Brett Lee''s Test return

Elbow injury threatens Brett Lee''s Test returnVadodara, Oct. 27 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee''s mystery elbow injury is threatening to derail his Test comeback hopes, reports The Herald Sun.

Australian team physiotherapist Kevin Sims confirmed that apart from Lee, Mitchell Johnson and James Hopes have had scans in Vadodara, and added that Cricket Australia is viewing the injuries to be serious enough to warrant reinforcements.

Too much cricket harming us: Ponting

Brett LeeThe International Cricket Council cannot do anything about it, and the Board of Control for Cricket in India does not want to do anything about it. But the incessant, around-the-year matches are not going down too well with the players.

Despite leading his side to a win over India in Vadodara on Sunday, Australian skipper Ricky Ponting wasn’t a particularly pleased man.

Brett Lee, Nathan Hauritz and Doug Bollinger — playing for New South Wales in the Champions League — joined their national teammates barely hours before the ODI.

Lee, Johnson doubtful for second ODI; Hopes ruled out

Lee, Johnson doubtful for second ODI; Hopes ruled outNagpur, Oct 26 The Australian cricket team has been hit hard with injuries as strike bowlers Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson are doubtful for the second One-day international against India on Wednesday.

All-rounder James Hopes has already been ruled out of the match after he strained his hamstring during the first match in Vadodara Sunday. Mitchell Johnson also left the field for a while after twisting his ankle and Lee has a sore elbow.

Hopes ruled out of Nagpur ODI

Hopes ruled out of Nagpur ODIInjuries continue to scare Australian team in the seven one day international match series against India as all-rounder James Hopes has been ruled out of the second ODI match to be played in Nagpur on Wednesday.

Hopes had sustained a hamstring strain during the first match in Vadodra on Sunday. Australian pacer Brett Lee and Michelle Johnson are also looking doubtful for the next match due to injuries.

Oz cricketers Hopes, Lee injured, unsure for second ODI

Oz cricketers Hopes, Lee injured, unsure for second ODIVadodara, Oct. 26 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee and all-rounder James Hopes are suffering from elbow soreness and a hamstring injury respectively, and are doubtful starters for second one-day international against India to be played in Nagpur on Wednesday.

The Australian quoted cricket team sources as saying that Hopes may not be fit for the Nagpur ODI.

Lee, on the other hand, will need to prove his fitness in order to play in Nagpur, they added.

Lee, Hughes, Henriques make into All Star XI

Lee, Hughes, Henriques make into All Star XINew South Wales Blue’s pacer Brett Lee, all-rounder Moises Henriques and opening batsman Phil Hughes have made into the T20 Champions League All-Star XI team list updated on Friday.

All Star XI team, updated after conclusion of second semifinal, features seven players of the finalist teams of the cash rich and lucrative tournament including four players of NSW and three of Trinidad & Tobago.

Lee declares he''ll quit if can''t retain being Australia’s Test spearhead

Lee declares he''ll quit if can''t retain being Australia’s Test spearheadSydney, Oct. 18 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has declared his intention to return as the Test spearhead this summer, and vowed to quit if he can''t measure up.

Laughing off last year''s injury-plagued summer, Lee scoffed at talk of slowing down his bowling to prolong his international career.

Fast and faster was how Steve Waugh instructed him to bowl when he burst on to the Test scene in 1999 - and that''s the way he will roll until he retires.

Lee loves life in the fast lane

Brett LeeBrett Lee loves to bowl fast. And he doesn’t want to make any compromises.

Looking a fatigued man on Thursday morning after the long journey from South Africa after the Champions Trophy, Lee said he would not cut on his pace for anything. “I enjoy bowling fast and it means a lot to me to be the world’s fastest bowler.”

“If you think I will bowl outswingers at 130 kph, sorry that’s not going to happen. If it happens that I am not going at 150 kph, then I will think of an alternate plan,” said Lee, who joined his team New South Wales Blues for the Champions League on Thursday.

Lee proud to be world's fastest bowler

Lee proud to be world's fastest bowlerNew Delhi, Oct 8 : Injury and age is fast catching up with him, but Australian speedster Brett Lee says the tag of "world's fastest bowler" is too dear to his heart and he will do whatever it takes to maintain his lethal pace of 150 kmph.

The last couple of seasons have not seen Lee at his best with injuries keeping him out of the Australian team.

Brett Lee promises to give his best in Champions League Tournament

Brett LeeNew Delhi, Oct 8 : Australian speedster Brett Lee on Thursday said he hopes to try harder in the Champions League twenty20 tournament, which starts from today, after he missed out on test match in England.

Addressing a press conference here on the first day of the tournament, Lee said that as he was unable to play his earlier matches due to his injuries. He is planning to put his best in the present tournament.

Lee still a dangerous weapon for Australian team

Lee still a dangerous weapon for Australian teamLondon, Sep 14 : Former Australian cricketer Gavin Robertson has said that Australian paceman Brett Lee has lived up to the national selectors' expectation following his return from a foot and ankle surgery.

Lee has been bowling at a blistering speed and control, and took 5-49 in Australia''s seven-wicket win over England at Lord''s to take an unassailable 4-0 lead in the seven-match ODI series.

Lee declares his goal for breaking 100 mph bowling speed barrier

Lee declares his goal for breaking 100 mph bowling speed barrierLondon, Sep. 14 : Fresh from destroying England with a scorching display of fast, swinging yorkers that skittled stumps all over Lord''s to help Australia seal a series-clinching 4-0 lead with three ODIs remaining, Brett Lee has declared his goal of breaking the
100mph (160.93km/h) speed barrier.

That feat would be worth a fair sum for a fast bowler who has already earned three million dollars in the past 12 months, according to Forbes magazine.

Lee determined to forge on despite selectors fitness faux pax

Lee determined to forge on despite selectors fitness faux paxSouthampton (UK), Sep. 9 : Australian speedster Brett Lee admitted last night that he was still to know why team officials instructed Shane Watson to tell a press conference he was not ready for the fourth Test at Leeds when he had declared his fitness.

The odd strategy left Watson having to explain his comments afterwards to an agitated Lee, who conceded he has played his last Ashes Test in England.

"I''m not sure, I don''t know," Lee said yesterday when asked about the team''s instruction.

Lee says will up his pace against England in remaining ODIs

Brett LeeSouthampton (UK), Sep. 9 : Australian speedster Brett Lee has warned England''s struggling batsmen that he is ready to turn up the speed dial even higher.

The Aussie paceman has already caused plenty of damage in the first two one-dayers operating at well over 90 miles an hour.

"I''m feeling really good at the moment and I really feel like I''m bowling as quickly as I ever have done," the Mirror quoted him, as saying.

Lee struggles to leave his mark against England Lions

Lee struggles to leave his mark against England LionsLondon, Aug. 16 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee’s chances of making it to final eleven for the Ashes Test at The Oval have probably receded with his poor show against the England Lions on Saturday.

However, all rounder Shane Watson and batsman Mike Hussey have made a case for themselves by spending some valuable time in the middle, reports the Daily Telegraph.

‘Lee should learn from Flintoff and think about dignified retirement’

‘Lee should learn from Flintoff and think about dignified retirement’Sydney, Aug 8 : Australia's fast bowler Brett Lee should take a lesson from England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, and think about dignified retirement from Test cricket, according to a former cricketer and renowned newspaper columnist.

Lee ruled out of Edgbaston test

Lee ruled out of Edgbaston testAustralia Vice-captain Michael Clarke has confirmed the fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the third Ashes Test against England, which will be played at Edgbaston, as he failed to recover from the injury due to which he missed first two test matches of the ongoing Ashes series.

Clarke said that Lee has done a lot of exercises to get himself ready for the third test match but he was unable to regain his fitness as he bowled only three or four steps during the practice session in the nets.

Australia careful about rushing Lee back into squad

Australia careful about rushing Lee back into squadLondon, July 22 : Australian pace spearhead Brett Lee''s Ashes tour is balanced on a knife edge as Australia''s team management does not want to risk playing the injured paceman in a tour match.

Australian coach Tim Nielsen has insisted that they would be careful while handling Lee and would not be rushing him back into the squad.

Lee `gutted’ about missing out on two Ashes Tests

Lee `gutted’ about missing out on two Ashes TestsCardiff (Wales), July 7 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee, who claimed seven wickets with his reverse swing in a tour game against the England Lions last week, is "gutted" that he will miss the first fortnight of the Ashes after straining an abdominal muscle.

Lee has been ruled out of the first Test, starting in Cardiff on Wednesday, and would need a miraculous recovery to be ready for the second at Lord''s.

Lee suffers rib injury, in doubt for Cardiff Test

Lee suffers rib injury, in doubt for Cardiff TestCardiff (Wales), July 6 : Australian fast bowler Brett Lee suffered a side injury on the eve of the first Ashes Test, placing him in doubt for the first Test against England to be played here from Wednesday (July 8).

Lee complained of a sore left rib and was asked to undergo a scan to determine the seriousness of the injury last night.

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