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My life in cricket writing (and reading)

Dec 18, 2016: A player tells of how he came to fall into the line of work followed by Cardus, Arlott and others of that ilk

Ashley Mallett

'Early in life I worked out that being yourself is the easiest thing'

Sep 3, 2016: Ian Chappell talks about making the transition from the field to the commentary box, where he teamed up with Benaud, Lawry and Greig

Interview by Gaurav Kalra

The Oval: my spiritual home

Aug 21, 2013: Ashley Mallett looks back at his three Tests at the final venue for this year's Ashes

Ashley Mallett

My Scottish chum

Apr 20, 2013: Team-mate, rival and friend, Mike Denness was a gentleman cricketer, a man with a happy disposition and a caring soul

Ashley Mallett

India in Australia 2011-12

Ashley Mallett's counsel heeded on Lyon

Jan 21, 2012: Consciously or not, Nathan Lyon's bowling is being remodelled in precisely the way Australia's most successful offspinner, Ashley Mallett, had most ardently suggested

Daniel Brettig in Adelaide

What Kerry did

Dec 25, 2011: Kerry Packer died on the first day of the Boxing Day Test in 2005. A look back at the man who changed the fortunes of the world's best cricketers forever

Ashley Mallett

Sri Lanka v Australia, 2nd Test, Pallekele

Finger flickin' Mendis a must for Pallekele

Sep 7, 2011: The man who took Mendis straight from the army into Sri Lanka's spin-bowling academy says he could be the difference in the Tests against Australia

Ashley Mallett

Terry, my twin

Jun 1, 2011: A day on from his funeral, Jenner is remembered by one of his long-time bowling partners as a man with great powers of persuasion and a passion for spin bowling

Ashley Mallett

Australia news

Team-mates remember 'lovable rogue' Jenner

May 25, 2011: Terry Jenner's former team-mates have remembered him as "a lovable rogue" who transformed from a good spin bowler into an outstanding coach

Brydon Coverdale


The birth of the one-day international

Jun 22, 2010: Poor weather, the threat of another draw and the fear of financial losses conspired to bring the limited-overs game to the international arena in 1971

Martin Williamson

Rowdy the chronicler

Aug 23, 2009: In praise of a cricketer who made the transition from player to first-rate cricket writer with ease

Suresh Menon

Australia in India 2008-09

Mallett sees spin as key in India

Sep 23, 2008: Ashley Mallett, the former Test offspinner, has warned Australia against relying too heavily on their fast bowlers in the Test series in India

ESPNcricinfo staff

Four spinners to be sent to Australian Academy

Mallett to help tap spin talent in Sri Lanka

Dec 24, 2006: The frequent visits of former Australian offspinner Ashley Mallett has sent out a clear message that Sri Lanka are on the hunt for a successor to Muttiah Muralitharan

Sa'adi Thawfeeq

Australia's first official squad remembered

Flags recognise 1868 Aboriginal tour of England

May 11, 2006: Australia's first official touring squad to England, the 1868 Aboriginal team, will be recognised when Aboriginal flags are flown at cricket grounds and offices

ESPNcricinfo staff

Former offspiner signs three-year contract

Mallett appointed spin consultant to Sri Lanka

Apr 15, 2006: Ashley Mallett, the former Australia offspinner, has been hired as a consultant spin coach for Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

India's second-greatest triumph

Jul 13, 2003: 2002 Nineteen years on from their greatest triumph - the humbling of West Indies in the 1983 World Cup final - India returned to Lord's for another, no less astonishing, victory

Wisden CricInfo staff

Former SA manager calls Mallett's claims

May 24, 2000: In some polite circles he is known as ""Rowdy" but now Ashley Mallett has drawn an angry broadside of criticism from Alan Jordaan, manager of the South African 1997/98 side Down Under for comments which he says questions the team's tactics during the

Trevor Chesterfield

Waiting for the next great finger-spinner, 1997

A spin-doctor writes

1997: The genius of Shane Warne has led to a surge of interest in spin bowling

Ashley Mallett
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