john buchanan

Troubled Ryder parts ways with New Zealand cricket


May 31st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 31 (IANS) Troubled Jesse Ryder amicably parted ways with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as the talented all-rounder made himself unavailable for the central contracts for the 2012-13 ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh tries to put an end to comparison with Ganguly


May 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Asking the fans to grow up, Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday tried to put to rest comparisons with Sourav ... Read more...

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Eden Garderns set for Dada-SRK grudge match (Preview)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) One team has lost four matches on the trot in the Indian Premier League and now finds itself in the rear pack. The other side ... Read more...

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John Wright to leave NZ coaching job after Windies tour


May 1st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 1 (IANS) New Zealand coach Joh Wright has decided to step down from his post after the team's tour of the West Indies next month.New Zealand Cricket (NZC) ... Read more...

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Tensions between Buchanan and Wright in New Zealand cricket


March 29th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 29 (IANS) There is tension simmering in New Zealand Cricket (NZC) between director of cricket John Buchanan and coach John Wright.NZC chief executive David White admitted that there ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan cricket board backs sacking of Australian coach


January 28th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) board president Upali Dharmadasa Saturday backed the board's decision to sack Geoff Marsh as coach of the national team.Dharmadasa said that some ... Read more...

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John Buchanan says Australian team vulnerable


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 22 (IANS) New Zealand's director of cricket John Buchanan believes that the re-building of the Australian team has left it vulnerable.Buchanan feels there are surprises in store for ... Read more...

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Darren Lehmann can be a great coach: Shane Warne


October 20th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Shane Warne thinks his former teammate Darren Lehmann will make a standout chairman of selectors or coach of Australia, but the South Australian is not in ... Read more...

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Ross Taylor appointed New Zealand captain


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 21 (IANS) Ross Taylor was Tuesday named captain of the New Zealand cricket team for all three formats of the game.The attacking right-hand batsman took over the ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricketers asked to give views on next captain


June 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand's top 20 cricketers have been asked to give their views on the leadership abilities of Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor before the board ... Read more...

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Gary Kirsten to be appointed South African coach


June 4th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 4 (IANS) Former India coach Gary Kirsten looks set to take over as coach of his native South Africa with the formal appointment scheduled for Monday.The Star reported ... Read more...

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Donald all set to sign new contract with New Zealand


May 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Christchurch, May 13 (IANS) South African pace legend Allan Donald is all set to sign a fresh contract with New Zealand Cricket (NZC) as bowling coach.Donald had delayed signing a ... Read more...

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Australia, New Zealand in tussle over Donald


May 11th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) Legendary South African fast bowler Allan Donald is involved in an intense trans-Tasman tussle between Australia and New Zealand for his services as bowling coach.Cricket Australia ... 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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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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Handling the media will be Fletcher’s biggest challenge: Vaughan


April 27th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan feels that newly appointed India coach Duncan Fletcher's "biggest challenge" will be to handle the media in a cricket crazy ... Read more...

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When a quadriplegic inspired Gilchrist to script cricket history


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Not many may know, but it was a few words of motivation from a quadriplegic patient that inspired Australian cricket legend Adam Gilchrist to lead ... Read more...

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Australia also needs director of cricket to regain top cricket billing: Buchanan


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 23 (ANI): John Buchanan who is about to embark on a four-year stint in control of New Zealand's high-performance program, has said he believes Australia also needs a Director of ... Read more...

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Buchanan confident about cricket success for New Zealand


April 17th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Wellingron, Apr. 17 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket Director John Buchanan has expressed confidence about delivering success for the Black Caps sooner than later, and added that he is sure that he can ... Read more...

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Signing of Buchanan as director seen as a coup for Kiwi cricket


April 17th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 17 (ANI): In signing former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan as the national director of cricket on Friday, New Zealand Cricket has potentially pulled off a coup.His ... Read more...

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Buchanan keen to make NZC a template for high-performance sport


April 16th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) John Buchanan said he would like to make New Zealand Cricket (NZC) "a template for high-performance sport".The former Australian coach has been roped in as ... Read more...

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Buchanan appointed New Zealand cricket director


April 15th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 15 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan was Friday confirmed New Zealand's new director of cricket.Buchanan, who guided Australia to three World Cups, will be designing the blueprint for ... Read more...

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Buchanan confirmed as New Zealand cricket’s director


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 15 (ANI): NZC chief executive Justin Vaughan confirmed former Australia coach John Buchanan's appointment today, as director of New Zealand cricket.Buchanan will start with NZC at its Christchurch base ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz coach Buchanan set to take over Kiwi cricket


April 12th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.12 (ANI): Former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan is almost certain to be appointed New Zealand Cricket's first director of cricket.The cricket board is expected to rubber ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to take over NZ cricket


April 10th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): The New Zealand Cricket board will meet on Friday to approve the appointment of former Australian coach John Buchanan as the organisation's first director of cricket.The job was ... Read more...

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Buchanan likely to become New Zealand Cricket’s director


April 8th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 8 (ANI): Former Australian cricket coach John Buchanan is likely to become New Zealand Cricket's new all-powerful director of cricket.Buchanan confirmed to The Dominion Post that he was in ... Read more...

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Hilditch, Nielsen could lose jobs under CA shake-up


February 9th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.9 (ANI): Australian cricket's chief selector Andrew Hilditch and national team coach Tim Nielsen may lose their jobs in the wake of the Ashes series defeat to England.One of the biggest ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia should look overseas for future coaches: Fraser


January 12th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 12 (ANI): Former England pacer Angus Fraser has said that Australia should consider looking overseas for future coaches, and added that coach Tim Nielsen needed results to preserve his job.Australians ... Read more...

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Ganguly, Gayle go unsold at IPL-4 auction (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Former Kolkata Knight Riders skippers Sourav Ganguly and Chris Gayle were the only two players to go unsold in the first two sessions of the Indian Premier League-4 ... Read more...

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Sourav Ganguly goes unsold at IPL-4 auction


January 8th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 8 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly became the first player to be unsold in the players' auction for the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Saturday.Ganguly, ... Read more...

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Johnson burdened by ‘leader of the pack’ tag: Buchanan


November 17th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Out of form pacer Mitchell Johnson, who has long been considered as Australia's main attack bowler in Tests, has been burdened with the "leader of the pack" tag, ... Read more...

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Cook backs Pietersen to fire on cricket’s big Ashes stage


November 1st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): England vice-captain Alastair Cook has defended Kevin Pietersen by negating that the under-siege batsman could become a major problem for the tourists this summer and hoped that the ... Read more...

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Bollinger bowls ‘ego bouncer’ at Pietersen to add fuel to Ashes fire


October 30th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger has backed former coach John Buchanan's claims that England batsman Kevin Pietersen could be a weak link for the tourists during the Ashes series."John ... Read more...

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England’s KP gives short shrift to ‘nobody’ Buchanan


October 28th, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 28 (ANI): Star England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who has not been in form of late, has laughed off criticism aimed at him by former Australian cricket team coach John Buchanan, ... Read more...

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Australia’s Ashes mind games would end up wasted: Strauss


October 24th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has advised his Australian counterpart Ricky Ponting that their usual Ashes mind games would be futile this time around."I'm aware of all the stories that ... Read more...

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