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Graeme West is new Windies academy director


May 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 31 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Graeme West of England as the new head coach of the high performance centre here.The 39-year-old will take ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly captain-cum-mentor of Pune Warriors


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 22 (IANS) Sahara Pune Warriors Thursday announced that former India captain Sourav Ganguly will be the captain-cum-mentor of the franchise for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Cricketers should be educated about match-fixing: Gooch


March 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Former England captain and now batting coach Graham Gooch said it was time to educate cricketers about match-fixing and feels prevention is preferable to prosecution."It's very ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to sack Dilshan, Marsh for South African debacle


January 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 19 (IANS) Stung by the series loss in Tests and ODIs in South Africa, the Sri Lankan sports ministry is planning a wide-ranging overhaul in Sri Lanka Cricket ... Read more...

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Don’t know where Indian cricket is headed: Warner


January 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian opener David Warner said Friday that he fears about the future of Indian cricket once batting greats like Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid, who ... Read more...

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Taylor feels batting camp will be of little help


December 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 21 (IANS) Former Test skipper Mark taylor feels the specially designed batting camp at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will be of little help for the struggling Australian ... Read more...

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Batting camp will make Australians ready for mind games


December 20th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 20 (IANS) The Australian batting camp that started here Tuesday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has not only been designed to help the top-order batsmen to ... Read more...

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Australian team offers condolences to Roebuck’s family


November 14th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 14 (IANS) The Australian team offered their condolences to the family of cricketer-turned-commentator Peter Roebuck, who died Saturday.Roebuck a frequent companion of the Australian team in their tours, ... Read more...

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England yet to know about their warm-up game opponents


October 5th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) The England cricket team, which arrived in Hyderabad Tuesday for the five-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, are yet to know who their opponents for ... Read more...

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Few takers for Pakistani cricket team coach


September 27th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has received lukewarm response from well-known foreign coaches for the post of national head coach as the deadline to apply for the ... Read more...

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Gooch to be England’s full-time batting coach


September 6th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Graham Gooch is set to become England's full-time batting coach after a two-year stint with the team on a consultancy basis.Gooch, a former England captain, was ... Read more...

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Sammy retained as Windies captain for T20s against England


August 24th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), Aug 24 (IANS/CMC) Four uncapped players have been called up to a new-look West Indies 14-man squad for the Twenty20 doubleheader against England next month with the selectors ... Read more...

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Gooch confident of Cook surpassing his record


August 19th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) England's batting coach Graham Gooch is confident his protege Alastair Cook will surpass him as the country's leading Test run-scorer.Gooch scored 8,900 from 118 Tests and ... Read more...

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South African bowling coach Donald plans to topple England


August 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) South African bowling great Allan Donald, now his country's bowling coach, is confident of toppling England from the No.1 Test spot.Donald was England's fast bowling coach ... Read more...

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Cook credits Gooch for turnaround


August 12th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 12 (IANS) England opener Alastair Cook has credited batting coach and mentor Graham Gooch, who is constantly pushing them for "daddy hundreds" -- a term coined for scores ... Read more...

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Bell’s batting mentor Abberley passes away, Edgbaston mourns


August 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England's in-form batsman Ian Bell paid rich tributes to his batting mentor Neal Abberley, who died Monday aged 67.Abberley, who played for Warwickshire from 1964 to ... Read more...

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Warner credits Langer for improving his consistency


August 8th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian batsman David Warner says working with former Test opener Justin Langer, who is now team's batting coach, has made him more consistent.Warner, 24, has been ... Read more...

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Gooch backs Strauss to lead from the front


July 19th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) England batting coach Graham Gooch has backed Andrew Strauss to rediscover his form and lead from the front in the Test series against India beginning Thursday.Straus ... Read more...

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‘New approaches helping Australian team’


July 14th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 14 (IANS) Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson said the injection of new coaching staffs, who have brought new approaches, is helping the Australian squad.Johnson said after the disastrous Ashes ... Read more...

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Lee happy with Australia’s coaching support staff


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australian speedster Brett Lee feels the introduction of Justin Langer, Steve Rixon and Craig McDermott in the coaching support staff has made a big difference in ... Read more...

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Sarwan dropped from West Indies squad for third Test


July 4th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, (Barbados), July 3 (IANS) Poor form caught up with experienced West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, who was dropped from the squad for the third Test against India.Sarwan has been ... Read more...

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Gibson expects tough series against depleted India


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 3 (IANS) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson said India, despite being a depleted side on the current tour, will pose a tough challenge in the Twenty20 and ... Read more...

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Chigumbura quits as Zimbabwe skipper


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, April 30 (IANS) Elton Chigumbura has stepped down as Zimbabwe cricket captain following sharp criticism for the team's poor showing at the recently concluded World Cup.Chigumbura said he took ... Read more...

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Pak batsmen lack temperament to stay at wicket for long time: Zaheer Abbas


April 30th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): Former Test captain Zaheer Abbas has expressed his frustration at what he considers a lack of 'staying at the wicket temperament' amongst the current crop of Pakistani batsmen."I don't ... Read more...

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Pak poor in fielding because ‘bowling coach acting as fielding coach’: Rana Naved


April 24th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): The main reason for Pakistan's poor fielding is that the national team has a bowling coach acting as a fielding coach, Pakistani pacer Rana Naved-ul-Hasan has said."I have noticed ... Read more...

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Pakistan played “good cricket all around” in ODI opener against Windies: Afridi


April 24th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), April 24(ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said that it was "good cricket all around" for his team, which registered a comfortable eight-wicket win over the West Indies ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricketers agree to return home early for England tour


April 20th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketers playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) have agreed to return home early to prrepare for the tour of England after Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Desmond Haynes roped in as West Indies batting consultant


April 19th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
St John's (Antigua), April 19 (IANS) Former West Indies opener Desmond Haynes has been appointed batting consultant for the team.The batting great has been engaged for the Digicel home series ... Read more...

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PCB in talks with two foreigners for Pak batting coach job: Butt


April 15th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is negotiating with two foreigners for the batting coach assignment following former captain Javed Miandad's refusal to take up the job."Yes, we are having ... Read more...

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PCB must look beyond Miandad for Pak batting coach: Waqar


April 14th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, April 14(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis has expressed his disapproval over the way the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been trying to persuade former captain Javed Miandad to take up ... Read more...

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Miandad reveals why he rejected Pak batting coach offer


April 14th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has disclosed that he turned down a recent offer to become the national team's batting coach primarily because he believed there is a need ... Read more...

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More money than cricket reason behind rise of IPL: Asif Iqbal


April 14th, 2011 - 11:18 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 14(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal has said the reason behind the rise of the Indian Premier League in India is "more money than cricket".As for the exclusion of all ... Read more...

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Batsmen need to show improvement: Waqar


April 13th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants the batsmen to show substantial improvement on the upcoming tour of the West Indies.Pakistan lost to traditional rivals India in the ... Read more...

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Miandad turns down Pak team coaching offer


April 13th, 2011 - 7:10 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Apr.13 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Javed Miandad has turned down an offer to become the national cricket team's batting coach.According to the Dawn, Miandad was approached by Pakistan's limited-overs captain ... Read more...

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Miandad refused coaching offer due to personal reasons: Alam


April 13th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 12 (IANS) Pakistan team manager Intikhab Alam Tuesday confirmed that former captain Javed Miandad declined the offer to coach the national side due to personal reasons.Miandad had earlier ... Read more...

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