Ricky Ponting first became the captain of One Day Team of Australia in 2002 and then in 2004 became the captain of the Test Team.
After Mark Taylor (1989-99) Steve Waugh became a Captain of ODIs in 1998-99 but and winning the World Cup 99 then in 2002-03 he retires from ODIs. In the test Matches,He became a captain in 1999-00 till 2004 Border-Gavaskar Trophy.
It was Former Indian captain S Venkatraghavan.
originally cricket players in Australia played afl in the winter to keep fit and eventually it became an Australian sport.
Sourav Ganguly served as captain of India for nearly five years, between November 10, 2000 and September 20, 2005, at which point Rahul Dravid became the regular Indian captain.
He was one of Australia's greatest batmen and also saw to it that Australian cricketers were paid as Little as possible for as long as possible when he became a cricket official
The name was changed because of decolonisation. This was a process by which the British influence in many areas, one of them sports, declined. Cricket was no longer the monopoly of the imperial powers. Cricket was becoming international. In time, it came to be accepted that the laws of cricket could not continue to be framed for British or Australian conditions of play and they became part of the technique of all bowlers, everywhere in the world.
Fred Ward, known as Captain Thunderbolt, became an Australian bush ranger after escaping Cockatoo Island prison. After the escape he turned to robbery as a way of life in order to survive while evading authorities.
Arthur Mailey may be who you're thinking of; he played test cricket for Australia and became a cartoonist after retiring from cricket.
Sachin Tendulkar scored his 14000th run in Test cricket - he became the first batsman to do so - on October 10, 2010 at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, thanks to a boundary off the bowling of Australian Nathan Hauritz.
Brett Lee is an Australian cricketer and cricket commentator who became famous for being one of the faster bowlers in the world.He began by playing in junior teams in his local area, working his way up until he was called up to the Australian under 19 team.