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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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Australian bowling attack can be world’s best: Arthur


December 31st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur feels that his team's pace attack has the potential to be the best in the world and he's happy with his top ... Read more...

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South African Arthur appointed Australia’s cricket coach


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 22 (IANS) Former South African coach Mickey Arthur has been appointed Australia cricket head coach, Cricket Australia (CA) announced here Tuesday.CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said Arthur ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia launches global hunt for new coach


October 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Tuesday launched a global hunt for a new coach with officials pledging to think "outside the square" in their search.CA launched the search ... 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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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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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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Ponting should stay at number three in Oz batting order: Mickey Arthur


March 31st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31(ANI): Former South African coach Mickey Arthur reckons that former Australian captain Ricky Ponting should continue batting at number three to revitalize his game back to its absolute best."I'm ... Read more...

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Chokers tag puts pressure on players: South African coach


March 27th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 27 (IANS) Outgoing South Africa coach Corrie Van Zyl Sunday admitted that their perennial chokers tag creates pressure on the team and asked the fans to stand by ... Read more...

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World Cup back at the Eden, but minus the fans


March 14th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) The World Cup is finally back at the historic Eden Gardens, which looks dazzling in its renovated avatar, but the legendary fans - the lifeline of ... Read more...

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South Africa eye group B leadership, see Ireland tough nut (Preview)


March 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 14 (IANS) Their tails up after the nail-biting victory against India, South Africa would be eyeing to top group B as they clash with Ireland here Tuesday.Injuries to ... Read more...

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Border has credentials to takeover as Oz cricket coach: Jones


February 12th, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.12 (ANI): Should current Australian cricket team coach Tim Neilsen be axed, then former captain Allan Border must be among the frontrunners to take on the assignment, says former middle-order batsman ... Read more...

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Donald to instil ‘motivation and aggression’ in Kiwi bowlers ahead of World Cup


January 20th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 20(ANI): The new bowling coach for the New Zealand team, Allan Donald, has said that he wants to install motivation and aggression in the Kiwi bowlers.The former South African fast ... Read more...

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Stephen Fleming tipped to be next India cricket coach


January 16th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.16 (ANI): As ex-India coach John Wright tries to rescue his country's cricket team, former Black Caps skipper Stephen Fleming is a top prospect to be named India's next ... Read more...

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Australia should learn from South Africa, says Arthur


January 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Former South African coach Mickey Arthur feels that Australia can become the No.1 Test team in 18 months if the selectors pick a unit and stick with it ... Read more...

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Dhoni wants India to be disciplined in all three areas


December 31st, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 31 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels the team has to be disciplined in all three areas if they want to win the third Test against South Africa starting ... Read more...

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Kirsten has not applied for South Africa coach job, says Majola


December 24th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 24 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) chief Gerald Majola Friday dismissed reports that India coach Gary Kirsten is interested in replacing South African coach Corrie Van Zyl, who is all ... Read more...

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Time India stamped their supremacy in world cricket


December 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, Dec 15 (IANS) Ten months ago, India rallied to tie the two-Test home series against South Africa to stay the World's No.1 team. Now, they are in a better position ... Read more...

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Pak ‘determined to win finals’ against Proteas to clinch ‘very close series’: Afridi


November 8th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 8 (ANI): Pakistan One-day International and Twenty-20 captain Shahid Afridi has said that his team is determined to record the country's first limited-overs series win since 2008 by beating South ... Read more...

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Give proof of 2007 SA-Pak Lahore match being fixed or face legal action: PCB to Arthur


November 6th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 6 (ANI): Hitting back at former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur over his claims that a 2007 One-day International against Pakistan in Lahore might have been 'fixed,' the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

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PCB threatens legal notice against South Africa’s Arthur


November 5th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Nov 5 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Friday threatened to sue former South Africa coach Mickey Arthur who alleged that he suspected that a 2007 match between the two ... Read more...

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Kirsten gets the ‘Wright’ stuff for Indian coaching


November 4th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov.4 (ANI): The Indian cricket team's South African coach Gary Kirsten credits former New Zealand captain and ex-coach John Wright for providing him with insights on how to approach one of ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: South Africa survive a scare from Trinidad and Tobago


October 9th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) With nothing to lose, Trinidad and Tobago threatened to pull off a miracle but eventually went down 3-5 to South Africa in a Pool B ... Read more...

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Hosts hoping to celebrate with the nation


June 15th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 15 (DPA) Kagisho Dikgacoi still has a score to settle with Diego Forlan and is hoping that Wednesday will be pay-back day. The last time the two met was in May ... Read more...

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Critics, ex-players want to axe Smith, Kallis and Boucher from Proteas 20-20 squad


May 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 13 (ANI): Critics have said that it is time for South African cricketing stalwarts Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher to make way for better performers ... Read more...

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Video referral system bizarre: South African captain


March 9th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The new video referral system at the Hockey World Cup was again the centre of controversy with South African captain Austin Smith calling it "bizarre" and ... Read more...

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Spain beat South Africa in Hockey World Cup opening match


March 1st, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Spain won their opening match of the Hockey World Cup defeating South Africa by 4-2 after a heavily contested first half.Spain's captain Pol Amat acknowledged the need ... Read more...

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We failed to execute gameplan, admits South African coach


February 15th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) South African coach Corrie Van Zyl feels his boys failed to execute the gameplan well on Day Two of the second Test against India, ... Read more...

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Dhoni is the man we are after, says Smith


February 5th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 5 (IANS) South African captain Graeme Smith said they would be targetting Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni as he is a key member of the team and putting him under ... Read more...

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Cricket South Africa denies racial quotas issue behind coach Arthur’s resignation


January 28th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
East London (S. Africa), Jan.28 (ANI): Cricket South Africa CEO Gerald Majola has said coach Mickey Arthur's resignation was not linked to disagreements over race quotas."Mickey's resignation is not for any ... Read more...

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`My vision for team differed from Cricket South Africa’s,’ says Arthur


January 27th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
East London (S.Africa), Jan.27 (ANI): Outgoing South African cricket team coach Mickey Arthur today said that he resigned because his vision for the national squad was at cross-purpose to the plans being ... Read more...

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Proteas not panic-stricken ahead of must win test against England, insists coach Arthur


January 2nd, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan. 2 (ANI): Despite their heaviest test defeat to England in 45 years, South African coach Mickey Arthur insists that the Proteas are not panic-stricken ahead of their "must-win" third ... Read more...

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South Africa to decide on Steyn, Kallis today


December 25th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Durban, Dec 25(ANI): South African coach Mickey Arthur has said that a final decision on whether to include fast bowler Dale Steyn and all-rounder Jacques Kallis for the second Test against England, ... Read more...

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Injured Kallis turns to oxygen chamber for fast recovery


December 11th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Dec 11(ANI): Injured South African all rounder Jacques Kallis has turned to an oxygen chamber in a bid to recover in time for the first Test against England at Centurion next ... Read more...

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Parreira sees some good coming out of Henry handball


December 5th, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 5 (DPA) South African coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, whose side were drawn into a group at the World Cup finals that includes 1998 world champions France, said Saturday ... Read more...

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