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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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South Africa name unchanged Test squad for England series


June 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 13 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) Wednesday showed faith in the Test squad that won their last series comprehensively against New Zealand when the selectors named an unchanged ... Read more...

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South Africa can dominate world cricket: Kirsten


March 29th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 29 (IANS) South African coach Gary Kirsten feels the Proteas have the ability to dominate world cricket.Kirsten, who led India to the World Cup in 2011 and the ... Read more...

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Dawes to replace Simons as India bowling coach


February 14th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former Queensland fast bowler Joe Dawes will be the new bowling coach of India, as the Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) has ... Read more...

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Top-10 individual scores in ODIs


December 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, Dec 8 (IANS) Virender Sehwag smashed 219 in the fourth ODI against the West Indies here Thursday for the highest individual score in ODIs, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar's 200 ... Read more...

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India good enough to bounce back: Kirsten


October 7th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten admitted being disappointed by the team' recent performance in England but feels they are a good enough side to bounce ... Read more...

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South Africa must work on choking problem: Kirsten


October 7th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) South Africa coach Gary Kirsten feels they need to work on a strategy to overcome the team's long standing problem of choking in crunch matches.South ... Read more...

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De Villiers to undergo surgery, out for four to six weeks


September 30th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 30 (IANS) South Africa's new captain for shorter formats AB de Villiers will be out of cricket for four to six weeks after he was told to undergo ... 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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I will learn from the Indian team: Fletcher


July 15th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher feels he can end up learning more from the players than teaching them.Fletcher, who was coach of the Ashes ... Read more...

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For Donald, aggression starts from the nets


June 20th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 20 (IANS) Allan Donald, with his raw pace, rattled the best of batsmen in his heydays and now as the South African bowling coach he expects the same ... Read more...

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Felt unwanted in team during Chappell’s tenure, says Zaheer


June 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's fast bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan says the two years under Australian coach Greg Chappell were one of the worst in his career when he ... Read more...

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Donald to coach Proteas bowlers because Kirsten called


June 8th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 8 (IANS) Former South African pacer and the newly appointed bowling coach Allan Donald Wednesday said he took over the job only because his former teammate and friend ... Read more...

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Captains for different formats a positive step: Kirsten


June 7th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 7 (IANS) New South Africa coach Gary Kirsten said he will have no problem in working with two captains -- AB De Villiers and Graeme Smith -- in ... Read more...

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Pollock backs Kirsten as SA coach


June 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 7 (IANS) Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock believes his ex-colleague Gary Kirsten's appointment as the coach of the South African cricket team is a good move by ... Read more...

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Kirsten takes over as South Africa’s coach


June 6th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 6 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten was Monday appointed the coach of the South African cricket team.The 43-year-old South African has been given a two-year contract by ... Read more...

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Don’t expect miracles overnight: Fletcher


May 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) No miracles or dramatic changes overnight was the strong message that newly-appointed coach Duncan Fletcher sent out as he took his first tentative steps into the ... Read more...

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My philosophy is quite simple, help the players: Fletcher


May 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) India's newly appointed coach Duncan Fletcher said Friday that he would adopt the same coaching philosophy that he had advised his predecessor Gary Kirsten when the ... Read more...

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Fletcher gears up for India’s challenging tours


May 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) India's newly appointed cricket coach Duncan Fletcher hoped to maintain the side's winning momentum that has seen it attain the No.1 status in Tests and also ... Read more...

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Fletcher will add value to Indian team: Kirsten


May 12th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 12 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten believes his successor Duncan Fletcher will add great value to the team and the players will enjoy working with him.Kirsten, who ... Read more...

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Fletcher likely to attend Friday’s selection committee meeting


May 9th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) India's newly appointed cricket coach Duncan Fletcher is likely to attend Friday's selection committee meeting in Chennai to pick up the team for the tour ... Read more...

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Himachal ready to hold IPL matches in Dharamsala


May 6th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) is geared up to play host to Kings XI Punjab's three home matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at ... Read more...

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Fletcher’s knowledge of English players might backfire: Swann


April 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) England spinner Graeme Swann feels Duncan Fletcher's knowledge of some of the English cricketers might backfire on him when he tours here in July-August as the ... Read more...

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Amarnath would have been an excellent India coach: Gavaskar


April 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavasakar feels that his old team mate Mohinder Amarnath would have been the ideal replacement for Gary Kirsten for the job of ... Read more...

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Fletcher took being miserable to a new level: Veterans


April 28th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Veteran cricketers who have known or interacted with newly appointed Indian cricket team coach Duncan Fletcher, have said that he will have to work on his interactive skills.At ... Read more...

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Geoff Marsh disappointed with Pune Warriors poor batting display


April 28th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 28 (ANI): Geoff Marsh, coach of Sahara Pune Warriors team, held his team's batting form responsible for the defeat against Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Australian’s wary of Fletcher’s appointment as India’s coach


April 27th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 27 (IANS) Duncan Fletcher's appointment as India's coach is likely to create some unease among the Australians who are now anticipating a heated four Test series agaisnt the ... Read more...

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Fletcher to take over Indian cricket team after Windies tour (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named India's coach for the next two years and is likely to take charge after the two-month tour of ... Read more...

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Coaching World champs India a challenge for Fletcher: Eric Simons (Interview)


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India's bowling coach Eric Simons is keenly looking forward to working with Duncan Fletcher and says that for the former Zimbabwe captain, coaching the World ... Read more...

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Duncan Fletcher appointed India’s cricket coach


April 27th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former England coach Duncan Fletcher was Wednesday named as the coach of the Indian cricket team for the next two years.Fletcher's appointment was made here during ... Read more...

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Duncan Fletcher appointed Indian cricket team coach


April 27th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr. 27 (ANI): Former England cricket team coach and Zimbabwean Duncan Fletcher has reportedly been appointed as the next coach of the Indian cricket team.He replaces South African Gary Kirsten, who ... Read more...

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Not yet ready for a full-time coaching job: Fleming


April 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming, whose name is doing the rounds as a possible candidate for the Indian cricket team's coaching job, says he has ... Read more...

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Flower No.1 contender to replace Kirsten: Report


April 19th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) England team director and former Zimbabwe captain Andy Flower is the top contender to replace Gary Kirsten as the coach of the Indian cricket team, according ... Read more...

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England offer new contract to Flower to keep him away from India


April 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board has offered a new three-year contract to Andy Flower in order to prevent their highly rated coach from moving to India.Sources ... Read more...

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Kirsten’s successor will have a tough act to follow: Pybus


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 13(ANI): India's retiring coach Gary Kirsten's empathy, kindness and inspiration have left an indelible mark on the Indian cricket team, and his successor will have a tough act to follow, ... Read more...

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