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Bichel doesn’t want to be Aussie bowling coach


May 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) Andy Bichel, bowling coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Chennai Super Kings, says he does not want to be Australia's next bowling coach because of ... Read more...

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Feels sensational to claim No.1 spot: Flower


August 18th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower says that getting to the No.1 spot in Tests was a goal that spurred the whole team against India."It feels simply sensational ... 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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English bowlers’ performance at Lord’s poor, says bowling coach


June 6th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) England bowling coach David Saker has said he was disappointed with the performance of his bowlers in the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka at Lord's.Saker's ... Read more...

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The two balls that led to Tremlett’s Ashes heroics


January 29th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 29(ANI): England fast bowler Chris Tremlett has revealed that his career was transformed after bowling coach David Saker saw him bowl a couple of balls during a practice session last ... Read more...

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England to focus on getting Watson out early: Saker


January 18th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 18 (ANI): England's bowling coach David Saker has said the team will focus its energy on getting in form Australian batsman Shane Watson out, after the opener plundered 161 not ... 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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10 million reasons for not returning to Australia: Saker


January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): England bowling coach David Saker, who is one of the main architects behind his team retaining the Ashes, has said that he has 10 million reasons for choosing ... Read more...

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Anderson contradicts Pietersen, attributes his success to Moores


January 1st, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) England's pace spearhead James Anderson Saturday contradicted Kevin Pietersen on Peter Moores and said the sacked coach helped him become a better bowler. ... Read more...

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Anderson credits bowling coach Saker for successful Ashes campaign


December 31st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): England fast bowler James Anderson has credited bowling coach David Saker for the success of the tourists in the ongoing Ashes series against Australia."It's been really useful to have ... Read more...

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Ponting’s absence big loss for Australia, says Anderson


December 31st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) England pacer James Anderson Friday said Ricky Ponting's absence in the fifth Ashes cricket Test in Sydney will be a "big loss" for the struggling Australian side.Anderson said ... Read more...

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Flower lauds England bowlers for successfully utilising Kookaburra balls


December 31st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 31(ANI): England coach Andy Flower has lauded his bowlers for turning the unfamiliar Kookaburra cricket balls, which was forecasted to be the team's major weakness in Australia, into a significant ... Read more...

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Saker’s role important in England bowlers dominating Oz batsmen at MCG


December 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 27 (ANI): England's bowling coach and former Victorian pacer, David Saker, has played an important role in restricting Australia on 98 runs, which tallied the lowest total against England at ... Read more...

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Lesser England lights being put through their paces in hope of replacing hurt Broad


December 8th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.8 (ANI): England fast bowling coach David Saker has taken captain Andrew Strauss's missive of putting the foot on the pedal and not letting the Australians in to heart, as he ... Read more...

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Siddle credits England’s bowling coach David Saker for hat-trick


November 27th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 27(ANI): Australian hat-trick hero Peter Siddle has rubbed salt into England's wounds by revealing the debt he owes to their bowling coach David Saker.Siddle paid tribute to Saker, his former ... Read more...

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England cool, calm and ready for Ashes storm: Broad


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): The England cricket team is cool, calm and ready for Ashes storm, claims fast bowler Stuart BroadIn a write-up for The Sun, Broad said the preparation for the first ... Read more...

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Saker’s loyalty for Ashes with England despite Oz connection


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 22(ANI): Australian David Saker, who has just passed six months as England's bowling coach, has made it clear that his loyalties lie with the England team."I'll be ecstatic if they ... Read more...

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The Ashes 2010: England’s beanpole bowlers have a big advantage


November 19th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.19 (ANI): Tall bowlers have the best averages, and according to England bowling coach David Saker, Steve Finn, Chris Tremlett and Stuart Broad, who are the tallest group to represent England, ... Read more...

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Troy Cooley’s Test exit has Oz spearhead Johnson worried


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 23 (ANI): Australian spearhead Mitchell Johnson has said that he is worried about what will become of his bowling after Troy Cooley leaves his post as pace coach and becomes ... Read more...

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Oz team in need of new bowling coach after Cooley gets CA job


September 28th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 28 (ANI): After appointment of Troy Cooley as the head of Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence in Brisbane, the Australian team is in need of a new bowling coach.Cooley, a ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia’s ‘workshop’ to win back Ashes


August 15th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 15 (ANI): Cricket Australia has organised a two-day workshop to bring back the Ashes amidst claims that Ricky Ponting's team is on a downward slide.Ponting, vice-captain Michael Clarke, management and ... Read more...

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ECB warns cricketers not to throw ball close to batsmen


August 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): England cricketers have been warned not to hurl the ball close to batsmen after pacer Stuart Broad was fined 50 per cent of his match fees during the ... Read more...

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Swann’s ‘brilliant off-break’ dubbed English “ball of 21st century”


August 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 10 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann's brilliant off-break to bowl Pakistan opener Imran Farhat in the visitor's second innings at Edgbaston, has been declared as the ball of the 21st ... Read more...

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England recruits Buchanan to get insider’s view on Oz players


August 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): The England team has roped in former Australian coach John Buchanan to get an insider's view on Australia's players and conditions ahead of the Ashes series.Australia won three ... Read more...

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Buchanan to assist England for Ashes


August 8th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Australia coach John Buchanan will be assisting England in their preparations for the Ashes and is expected to join the squad next week. With David Saker joining England ... Read more...

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England bowlers to practice with Kookaburra balls to come out swinging


August 1st, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 1 (ANI): England's fast bowlers will start practicing with the unfamiliar Kookaburra cricket balls well before the Ashes in the hope of reproducing their impressive swing-bowling form in Australia.The threat ... Read more...

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My loyalty is definitely with England: Saker


August 1st, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 1 (ANI): Australian David Saker, who has just passed three months as England's bowling coach, has made it clear that his loyalties lies with England team."My loyalty is definitely with ... Read more...

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Twenty20 WC champs England prepared for next summer’s Ashes: Mcardle


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 22(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Brendan Mcardle believes that England's win in last weekend's Twenty20 World Cup final against the Australians will ensure an even contest in next summer's Ashes series."Memories ... Read more...

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ECB appoints Aussie David Saker as England bowling coach


April 9th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed former Australian fast bowler David Saker to the post of England bowling coach.Saker has been assistant coach of Victoria for ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz fast bowler McDermott eyeing England bowling coach job


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Apr.2 (ANI): Former Australian right-arm fast bowler Craig McDermott has told The Age that he has applied to be England's new bowling coach, and has been short listed for the job ... Read more...

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Victorian Saker in line to be England’s next bowling coach


March 25th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 25 (ANI): David Saker, who as bowling coach has led Victoria to the past two Sheffield Shield titles, is in the running to be England's next bowling coach, undermining Australia's ... Read more...

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Spotlight on Sehwag as Daredevils take on Victoria


October 8th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The spotlight will be on Virender Sehwag when he turns out for Delhi Daredevils against Victorian Bushrangers in the Champions League Twenty20 Group B enocunter in ... Read more...

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McGrath replaces injured Vettori in Champions League squad


October 6th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Australian bowling great Glenn McGrath can be seen in action again. After failing to play in any of the matches in the second edition of the Indian ... Read more...

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