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Glenn McGrath concerned over ODI cricket’s future after seeing almost-empty MCG

Australia great Glenn McGrath believes the sight of a near-deserted Melbourne Cricket Ground during England’s recent ODI series raises alarm bells for the future of the format.Little more than 4,000 fans trickled into the vast MCG for the last of three 50-over matches between the old rivals, leaving huge swathes of the venue completely empty.Just nine days earlier over 80,000 attended England’s T20 World Cup win over Pakistan at the same stadium, leaving players, fans and pundits united in their criticism of the scheduling.But McGrath, a three-time World Cup winner in ODI cricket, believes the problem runs deeper than one...
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Glenn McGrath exclusive interview: 'England are being too nice - it all feels very politically correct'

While Australians abbreviate just about anything longer than two syllables, Glenn McGrath is growing frustrated with the matey diminutives he hears deployed in the heat of Ashes combat. “Every time you hear one of the English or Australian players interviewed, they use a nickname,” he says. “Broady, Jimmy, Kez. I was asking the other day, ‘Who’s Kez?’ Oh, Alex Carey.’ They’re a lot more familiar with each other than we were when I played.”
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