It was far from an easy time to be a new man in the dressing room. A brief look at various spinners who played for Australia post Shane Warne's retirement and how their careers panned out ", Krejza twisted his ankle, missing out on the Adelaide Test against New Zealand in 2008, after being left out for the series opener in Brisbane "I thought he should have played all the Tests in India. Krejza also had talks with South Australia because of Adelaide Oval's propensity to take spin - though they were then home to the twin spin of Dan Cullen and Cullen Bailey. "The focus on the bowling is not overplayed. I have no regrets. India won the match by 172 runs, but Krejza became one of the only eight bowlers to … In Shield games, he believes, this would have happened. But after that, things went downhill, my body went downhill, so I probably wouldn't have been around that much longer anyway.". (I’ve had) seven hip operations, seven knee operations and I had shin splints in both shins as well. I'd bowl a few overs to try get a wicket before lunch and tea and then, sometimes, if it was really spinning, I'd bowl a few more overs. It felt like I was always having to evolve as a cricketer, but it felt like when I evolved into something, I'd get told I immediately needed to change. Not far into Krejza's first spell at the WACA Ground, Graeme Smith swept him hard and flat through square leg and to the boundary, well away from where Ponting had posted a traditional deep-backward square. One more Australia A tour. "My hips were the main ones that caused me a lot of pain with bowling - that was really frustrating, because when you can't do what you want to do as well as you want to, that's when it's frustrating. "The wind would be going really strong as I'm about to bowl the ball and then it would stop, so I'd start the ball on off stump and it wouldn't drift, but then the next ball would drift big and go outside off stump, because the wind would just blow it outside off stump. He has to learn things like bowling faster and straighter deliveries when the batsmen are sweeping, but he's shown he is a fast learner. I bowled so much from the start of the tour until I played that I was almost tired of bowling, and I tried to take as much information as possible to make sure I was ready. Told by captain and coach to bowl defensively; criticised by a selector for bowling too defensively. By Jesse Hogan. Things got still tighter when Nathan Hauritz ventured south from Queensland and Casson was lured across from WA. "But watching him when he first started was really frustrating for me because the amount of times he'd be brought on at perfect times, and particularly coming on to bowl to the tail a lot. How Australia’s spin resources have – well – evaporated. Jason Krejza, the former Australia off-spinner, has announced his retirement from cricket. I kept saying, 'I want a guy at square leg or in front of square leg, let me bowl straight.' Weeks of preparation seemed to help. So he might take one wicket in the top five and then as soon as eight to 11 were in, he'd come on and end up taking three or four. ... with his place taken by Jason Krejza … "When I went to Tassie, with wickets that didn't spin, I had to find different ways to bowl," he says. Critics condemn Australia's axing of Jason Krejza. Australia have called up an off-spinner called Jason Krejza as support for Bryce McGain in the upcoming Test series against India. The bat had closed early and Krejza easily accepted a low return catch. Why Jason Krejza never thought he was as good as he really was. I was nowhere near 100% right, I had an ankle brace on, I only really had a bowl that morning [before the Test] and for me I had to bowl a lot to be bowling well. The committee tried spinners like Jason Krejza, Jon Holland, Nathan Hauritz, Xavier Doherty, and Steve O’ Keefe. They try to make your good length feel bad - they're very good at doing that. However, he only played one Test after that and also featured during the ICC World Cup 2011. He'll always have Nagpur: Krejza celebrates his first Test wicket, Rahul Dravid The mystery has always been why he was dropped after that, when his utilitarian attributes could quite easily have made a difference to the 2009 Ashes series. "But there'll be moments when I still wonder, 'Why didn't that pan out the way I really wanted it to pan out?'. I wasn't able to be boring for a long time - there'd be a ball I'd want to bowl a bit slower, just to drag a shot out, and then sometimes I'd get hit for four or take a wicket.". That's an interesting stat," Krejza says. 1 spinner again and say, 'This is my spot.' "[It was about trying to] find the balance for me being able to do what I do, because it was almost like I was still a young kid. An XI of Australian spinners since Shane Warne's retirement Discussion in 'Cricket Talk' started by Bruce Wayne, Jul 25, 2013. Krejza remembers the match as much for the on-field debates as for South Africa's record chase. © Getty Images, Maddeningly for Krejza and others, however, was the sequence by which he missed Australia's next two Tests, against a New Zealand team that offered an ideal opportunity for him to grow more familiar with Test matches. Wow. Get picked for Australia A. Updated January 19, 2016 — 2.17pm first published at 1.17pm. I know I would have done well if I was there for longer, because that was when I was bowling at my best. He still shakes his head at the distance in rhetoric between the captain, Nielsen, and the selector on duty, Greg Chappell. May 22, 2012 4,253. Brett Lee was way below his best, Peter Siddle appears to be just short of the standard while Jason Krejza tries to get a wicket every ball and at international level you can't afford to do that. There's feeling nervous, there's what people do to debutants - they really get stuck into them. He said, 'Whenever there was a good-length ball, we'd tried to make our good players attack it by sweeping it,'" Krejza says. Krejza, Chappell and a young Lyon were all together on an Australia A tour to Zimbabwe later that year - the trip on which Lyon convinced Chappell he was the next long-term spin bowler for the national team. That there was a long history of visiting spinners being attacked in just such a manner by Indian batsmen before a series, or that the punishment was dished out by young batsmen as promising as Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma mattered little. Although he gained plenty of promising notices at the time, the pressure for places in NSW was ever present. But even that does not explain why, with Steven Smith and David Warner suspended for a year, the other outstanding talent of their generation did not add even a single Test to his tally. I talked to Pup and he said, 'Go talk to Punter.' "When you're in there, the way some people act together and talk together, versus how they do with you, can leave you thinking, 'Hang on, are these guys my friends?' In the seven years since the loss of his last state contract, they have returned to Sydney, started a family, and Krejza is now head coach of North Sydney in grade cricket. There was one final chapter to Krejza's story of international misadventure two seasons later. Adam Pretty / © Getty Images, "I was never told to bowl dots, it was, 'Just get it into the rough', that was always the advice. While he admits he never felt as much a part of the Tasmania set-up as the players who had grown up in the island state, Krejza will always be grateful for meeting his wife there in his first season down south. We were our own bowlers, we all did it differently and did it well, we got picked for a reason, so it would've been nice to have been shown some faith. 11:30 IST | 06:00 GMT, 20 Dec, 2020 A pretty quick exit.". Noting the shape of the shot and the firm hands of the batsman, Krejza wanted the fielder moved. Krejza lasted another two seasons with Tasmania, long enough to demonstrate his abilities translated well to T20. I'd say I was probably 70% in terms of my fitness, but if I didn't play there again and Haury takes seven, how do I get back in? But when Casson was omitted from the Test squad, having played in the West Indies, and McGain was ruled out of the tour with a shoulder complaint, Krejza was suddenly it. ", Colin Miller, a wise voice on spin in Australia, gave a glowing but reasoned assessment. Get overlooked for Cameron White after Bryce McGain goes home. He spun the ball hard, and was a promising addition to a bowling line-up that, with Stuart MacGill, Doug Bollinger and Matthew Nicholson also in harness, was geared very much towards attack. ... With Anil Kumble's retirement, Harbhajan now … The big thing for Krejza now is to adjust to [Australian] wickets that don't turn. There was just that whole fear of stopping what you love doing.". Krejza's father was an association football player from Czechoslovakia and his mother was born in Poland. His appearances for the Blues were intermittent but undoubtedly promising. 'That's not the right one, do this.'". Krejza last played representative cricket in early 2013 and has been on the sidelines since. So that made it really hard, and I was basically told to bowl at 4 or 4.5 an over, and if I didn't take a wicket, that was my job done. I just wasn't sure what I could've done. "I wouldn't have cared if it was the fastest wicket in the world. Dropped for the Gabba. I think he might have bowled a little slow in the second innings at Nagpur. By early 2006 he was good enough to scoop six wickets, claiming Justin Langer in each innings as Western Australia beat New South Wales at the SCG. 11:30 IST | 06:00 GMT, 22 Dec, 2020 ... Staggeringly, by the time Krejza went to India in 2008, following MacGill's shock retirement earlier that year in the West Indies, he had only bowled in the fourth innings of a first-class match four times. "I never did. "I'd get my runs down and then I'd be told I wasn't taking enough wickets. Years later, Krejza wonders at the forces pressing Ponting at the time. The combination of injuries and Ponting's obvious preference for captaining pace meant that Krejza found himself cast as a runs-saving stock bowler. It was really odd, but maybe I should've been stronger, maybe I should've just said, 'That's not what I do.'". "I remember going into the change rooms and saying to Tim Nielsen, 'Punter's not listening to me,'" Krejza says, "and he said, 'I don't know mate, you've got to go and talk to him.' India's leading spin pair of Harbhajan and Anil Kumble have 907 Test victims between them; McGain and Krejza's joint total is zero.My question is : Out of Bryce McGain and Jason Krejza, whose career will be destroyed first ? Interestingly, it is exactly six years since the day Krejza got that remarkable feat of eight wickets in the first innings against India in Nagpur. Krejza, of course, did get one more Test than Casson or McGain, and a World Cup too. Jason Krejza looked as if he would fit the bill after a bewildering 12-wicket Test debut in India but played just one more match, against South Africa in Perth, before being dropped. Jason Krejza What is the Australian public supposed to think of this talented and almost unheralded cricketer. In Krejza's mind, his chances receded so quickly that he never really considered himself a chance to be recalled for the SCG Test that summer, though the pitch there promised something like the assistance he had been able to capitalise upon in Nagpur. It would've felt like I was pushing uphill, so I felt like I had to play then, and add in the flattest wicket of the entire world into the situation with some batters in their prime and some really good players in the South African team, it was just a really difficult Test for me.". Even so, those moments where he catches himself remembering will always be tinged with questions, as well as with wonder. @danbrettig, "Picture the best offspinner you can bowl and try to do it", Eleven Australian spinners who struggled to stand in the shadow of the Great One, Indranil Mukherjee / © AFP/Getty Images, New South Wales debut against Queensland at the Gabba in October 2004, Western Australia beat New South Wales at the SCG, he rolled his ankle during a fielding drill, defeated South Africa on their home soil in early 2009, three wickets at 60.33, 5.32 runs per over, The balls of the century, No. Indranil Mukherjee / © AFP/Getty Images, "Particularly after the [Perth] Test match and being told I was expensive, even the Tassie selectors would say, 'Get your runs down,'" he says. "We had [Shaun] Tait, Johnson and Lee, who were all very, very attacking, and I was forced to bowl around the wicket and told to 'bowl like the Indians' and I remember having a big argument with them saying, 'But that's not how I bowl, I need to actually go away and practise this', because I never even practised it, I hardly ever bowled around the wicket to right-handers ever. "Beau Casson was one I really felt for. 11:30 IST | 06:00 GMT, 26 Dec, 2020 "It's telling, because the teams I played with in NSW, in fourth-innings games, usually at home the ball was reversing massively and we had seriously good quicks, and they'd take away the fourth innings. "I was dropped literally two hours after the game," Krejza says. As it was, he kept churning them out for Queensland, Essex, Lancashire and Derbyshire until 2009. And [Ponting] just wouldn't give it to me.". Jason Krejza ambled in and bowled the most significant delivery by an Australian spinner since the retirement of Shane Warne. "I loved bowling in Sydney, I played a lot there, and the SCG's my favourite ground in the world. "If I was there longer, I would've felt a greater sense of belonging at that level, and that would've been a really good feeling, like I was part of the Australian team. I had to be perfect - go for two an over and take five-for. Occasionally Krejza will cross paths with fellow Australian slow bowlers who went through the spin cycle of the time. Andrew McDonald He played four Tests for three victories, all against a South Africa team that was arguably the world's best. They condemned the "spin cycle" policy of constant rotation of Australia's tweakers since the retirement of Shane Warne two years ago. Sourav Ganguly misses century; Five for Jason Krejza. 2011: Sanath Jayasuriya: Mumbai Indians (2008–2010): 41: Did not return after being unsold in 2011 auction. "We were all following Shane Warne and it was all over the news of how hard it was for us to be following Warney in his boots. A debut in Nagpur. As much as the Nagpur haul was only a few weeks behind him, Krejza felt a nagging pressure to recover as quickly as possible. Jason John Krejza (born 14 January 1983) is a former Australian cricketer. A freak two-wicket burst from debutant Jason Krejza before lunch after being hammered around the newly build VCA Jamtha stadium was not enough to slow down Tendulkar (62 not out), who reached his 52nd half-century with his typically classy strokeplay. Jason Krejza, the former Australia off-spinner, has announced his retirement from cricket. In a Player of the Match performance on debut in November 2008, which was, incidentally, also White’s last Test, Krejza returned figures of 12-358. He is gratified to learn that, this year, Cricket Australia contract discussions now offer omitted players a formal chance for feedback. "Now it's a matter of learning how to use those skills and when to use them. I wish I'd had someone when I was younger telling me about the different modes of bowling, but because I spun the ball and had overspin, it was always to attack, and that was my strong suit.". ", Daniel Brettig is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo. "Lee has struggled for the best part of four months now. Australia is a country with no dearth of talent in cricket. Krejza is best remembered for taking a total of 12 wickets on Test debut in 2008 against India. "Steve O'Keefe most recently was one that got a slightly longer term, and I've spoken to him about his experience," Krejza says. When a surgeon writes a note to give to your physio [after a hip operation] saying, 'This is definitely the last time, he's done', and you play another season. He also works in school and private junior coaching. India v Australia, 3rd Test, Feroz Shah Kotla, 5th day. 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"I spent a lot of time with Nathan when he was just taking over, and he fully deserved it - I'd never take anything away from him. Pretty difficult.". Are you there God, it's me, Jason. Simon Katich reached the standard of flight-above-part-time before his falling out with Skipper Clarke. At the same time Ponting and his deputy, Michael Clarke, were in the early stages of a dysfunctional relationship, and the coach, Tim Nielsen, was trying to juggle it all. 1 for 200-odd in 49 overs. That's where I figured out that I needed a lot of bowling, because it just became easier and easier. But under the glare of Test-match attention, Ponting demurred. Krejza, eager for more chances, decided he too would make a move - albeit to a Tasmania set-up that was flirting with grassy pitches and a seamer-heavy approach to winning Shield games. And it just didn't happen.". The legends of cricket who have hung their boots are coming out of the retirement. Likes of Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Brett Lee set to lead their respective teams in the upcoming Road Safety Series. "I remember telling Brett - we'd hang out a lot - and he just said, 'No way mate, you wouldn't be dropped now, that's way too quick, stop joking around', and just wouldn't believe me until I showed him my phone. He's become one of the best spinners on the planet," Krejza says. Why Jason Krejza never thought he was as good as he really was December 8, 2020 1:14 am CricInfo Sometimes, in between coaching juniors, when catching a glimpse of some old footage, or perhaps thanks to an interview, Jason Krejza allows himself to remember the hectic couple of months when he was Australia's next spin bowling hope. The formula came unstuck against India in the quarter-final, however, and Krejza found himself being informed that not all had agreed with the approach prescribed for him. Get picked for Australia. Shane Warne has said he would consider coming out of retirement if asked by the current Australia team. Krejza last played representative cricket in early 2013 and has been on the sidelines since. Jason Krejza; ‘I always meant to be an attacking bowler’ ... Brad Hogg played three Tests, averaging over 60 with the ball, which led him to a semi-surprising retirement. India 613 for 7 dec (Gambhir 206, Laxman 200*) and 208 for 5 dec (Laxman 59*) drew with Australia 577 (Clarke 112, Ponting 87, Hayden 83) and 31 for 0 Scorecard and ball-by-ball details If I'm bowling straight it's going to be really hard for them to hit through the off side and I'll plug the leg side. Krejza played two Tests and and eight One-Day Internationals (ODIs) for Australia. "I was generally bowling over the wicket into the rough and spinning it back, which is what was on offer in India. We might never know how much his sense of betrayal over the Monkeygate affair contributed to his international career spluttering out well before it should have. Posts about News November 2 written by abhianoop. Glenn Maxwell Ask anyone why Maxwell has not played more Test cricket and fingers will be pointed at his ability to weather storms of short-pitched bowling. "With time and given the opportunity, we will see a real Test player coming out of him,'' he said. Nielsen, at least publicly, was supportive. "Some batters would sit on the back foot and play me off the pitch, or then people started really attacking. He played for the Tasmanian Tigers and Leicestershire. I had too many operations, the body went a bit south and I never got the feeling of bowling like I was at my best because my body didn’t allow it. He is going to have to work hard to become a containing bowler.". Ricky Ponting, who had essentially given Krejza a free hand in India, appeared to be of similar mind. Can he defend? he said. Spotlight on Ganguly as India and Australia renew battle - Sourav Ganguly will be the cynosure of all eyes as he attempts to script a resounding end to his roller-coaster cricket career when India take on Australia in the opening match. Alam, 34, made a comeback into the … This is Bhajji take on the inclusion of two rookie spinners in the Aussie Test line-up for Indian tour. "At the beginning, when I was playing with Stu," Krejza remembers, "I didn't bowl a huge amount. At the end of the ignoble 2010-11 Ashes summer, injuries to Xavier Doherty, Steve O'Keefe and Hauritz opened an unlikely path to the World Cup in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. My body was getting to a point where it was screaming at me.”. Trent Copeland A tinder-dry Galle surface was hardly the most helpful pitch to debut on, but he acquitted himself decently in what is still Australia's most recent Test series victory in Asia. Jason Krejza: Off-spinner who gave a glimpse of promise on his Test debut before fading into the sunset. I haven't really discussed it with him, because at the time it was probably too soon and too sore for any of us to talk about, deep down. How do you deny a bloke who took 12 wickets in one of the best debuts this country's seen?" Jason Krejza Tests: 2, Wickets: 13, 5WI: 1. Jason Krejza recorded figures of 1-204 in Australia's defeat by South Africa in Perth, and Jenner told BBC Sport: "We need a change of attitude. Midway through the Test, he gave an assessment that sounded for all the world like Krejza was a long-term project. "Really? "Haury got picked when I got injured and did a good job, so I had to come in for Perth and be the No. [The coach] Tim Coyle had a statistic that if a team goes under 2.3 runs per over, they win Shields, and all bowlers tried to do that. Krejza didn't have the best time under Ricky Ponting in international cricket. 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