Steve Waugh Masterclass: Former Australia captain on the art of Test batting and his supreme career

Steve Waugh captained Australia earning 168 Test caps.
When it comes to speaking Test match batting you will find few better specialists and thus it proved when we invited”Tugga” into the Ashes Zone for a masterclass.
Click the video above to watch Waugh, who had been joined by a fellow legend of the match at Ricky Ponting, reflect on how competitive yard cricket with his own brothers paved the way for a eventual global career in which he scored almost 11,000 Test runs at 51 and captained Australia to Cricket World Cup achievement.
The 54-year-old discusses the influence of Bob Simpson played a major role in his development and how he gave up playing with soccer to follow a career in cricket.
Waugh – wearing Steve Smith’s gloves to the demo – talks us including his tips for staying fresh at the crease and the basics of the setup.
Sky Sports Cricket’s Ian Ward asks him moments of his career, in 1995, the 1999 Cricket World Cup and some of his Ashes innings including his struggle with West Indies excellent Curtly Ambrose.
See the Steve Waugh Masterclass in full at the Peak of the page!

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