Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath recently revealed his test hat-trick wishlist of players who played during his time.
McGrath gave an interesting interview to ESPNCricInfo where he answered 25 rapid-fire questions. The questions were related to his career, players of his era and his wishlist. He also talked about his dream hat-trick wishlist and the best batsman he bowled to in his career.
Glenn McGrath is the second most successful faster bowler of all time concerning the wickets taken. He is just behind James Anderson in that respect. He is a legendary player and.
On being asked about his dream test hat-trick, Glenn chose the three legendary batsmen. His list involved master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, the Wall of Indian Cricket, Rahul Dravid and the West Indies legend Brian Lara. During his career, Glenn bowled to all the three above mentioned batsmen.
He said, “The hattrick wishlist would be Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar, and Rahul Dravid.”
Answering about the best batsman he bowled to, the pacer picked West Indies legend Brian Lara.
A few days Glenn had made this similar choice explaining the reason for picking Brian Lara and not Sachin Tendulkar.
Glenn McGrath believes that the southpaw is a better batsman when compared to Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar due to his ability to attack any bowler at any point in the game.
He further added that Tendulkar is no less than Lara in terms of batting techniques or skills but Lara is more efficient in playing big shots against any bowler in the world.