ALLAN DONALD

  • Time to move on in my career: Allan Donald 4 days ago

    Former South African fast bowler Allan Donald said that he was blessed to work with the best attack in the world that also marked the best time in his life but now it is time to move on in his career. ...
  • Allan Donald steps down as South Africa's bowling coach 5 days ago

    Allan Donald has stepped down as bowling coach of South Africa, confirming his departure on Tuesday after four years in the role. Donald was appointed in June 2011 as part of Gary Kirsten's management team and continued in the role under current coach Russell Domingo from August 2013. "I have had some...
  • IPL 8: Varun Aaron can play big role in RCB pace attack, says Allan Donald April 10, 2015

    Kolkata: Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Allan Donald has said in the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, who both had a very fruitful World Cup, pacer Varun Aaron can play an important role in the pace attack for RCB this IPL season. "We need to be more attacking, extensively...
  • IPL 8: Finding right combination is the key, says Allan Donald April 5, 2015

    This is the first time Royal Challengers Bangalore have got a very good pace attack but Mitchell Starc's absence can hurt the team for the first couple of weeks, feels former South African speedster Allan Donald. ...
  • World Cup: South Africa relishing battle with India, says Allan Donald February 20, 2015

    Melbourne: South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald said on Friday that the Proteas are relishing the opportunity of facing the defending World Cup champions India early in the tournament. "It's a massive game. This is what we train for. This is why we play for our country... to play in big...
  • World Cup 2015: Hussey, Kirsten, Donald plotting India's downfall February 18, 2015

    Melbourne: South Africa's record against India in the World Cup has been an enviable 3-0, having convincingly won their matches in three editions ('92, '99 and 2011), but the Proteas are leaving no stone unturned to make it 4-0 when the two teams square off at the MCG on Sunday. To...
  • South Africa ready for World Cup opener, says Donald February 14, 2015

    Hamilton: South Africa great Allan Donald, infamous for his run out against Australia in the 1999 World Cup semi-final, said on Saturday that the Proteas were excited ahead of their 2015 opener. The 48-year-old, a renowned fast bowler whose speed saw him nicknamed "White Lightning", is now helping South Africa's...
  • The mean machines: top XI fast bowlers in ODIs February 2, 2015

    Putting together my top XI fast bowlers in One-Day internationals, let me assure you, has not been an easy task. There will be names missing and I am sure eyebrows will be raised and questions asked at some omissions and inclusions. And rightly so. Over the years we have had...
  • Bouncer should not be outlawed: Allan Donald November 30, 2014

    Johannesburg: South African pace legend Allan Donald has called on cricket bosses not to consider banning bouncers as they revisit safety in the sport in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes. Donald, who is now the Proteas' bowling coach, told the daily 'The Star' that the...
  • Dale Steyn thanks Allan Donald, rates Galle heroics among his best July 20, 2014

    South African fast bowler Dale Steyn rated his matchwinning performance in the Galle Test against Sri Lanka among his best and said watching videos of former fast bowling great Allan Donald inspired him ahead of the seriesopener. The 31yearold rightarm fast bowler took a match haul of nine wickets on a...
  • Kohli reminded me of Sachin of 1996 tour: Allan Donald December 19, 2013

    Johannesburg: Former South African pace legend and current bowling coach Allan Donald on Wednesday compared Virat Kohli's century with Sachin Tendulkar, who had similarly counterattacked the Proteas attack during a Test match in Cape Town back in 1996. "The one word that comes to my mind is responsibility," he said, talking...
  • Shortpitched stuff didn't work well against Tendulkar: ICC CEO November 12, 2013

    New Delhi: He was behind the stumps in 10 Test matches against Sachin Tendulkar but former South African glovesman and current ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson never found Sachin Tendulkar perturbed by the raw pace and shortpitched stuff bowled by Allan Donald and Co. "What fascinated me about Sachin Tendulkar's batting...
  • South Africa Test team picks itself: Allan Donald September 9, 2013

    Johannesburg: The world No. 1 Test side faces a busy Test season ahead, but the team's bowling coach Allan Doland isn't worried about the selection of the squad that he says "picks itself". "The Test team picks itself, you're not going to see too many changes there," Donald told Sport24 in...
  • Allan Donald recalls exploits in 1992 World Cup August 2, 2013

    Dubai: Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has said the 1992 ICC Cricket World Cup provided him with the opportunity to show his talent and potential on a global stage. "The best part for me was the opportunity to have a crack against the best cricketers in the world,"...
  • Yusuf Pathan's dismissal big lesson for all cricketers: Donald May 16, 2013

    Ranchi: Pune Warriors coach Allan Donald today said that Kolkata Knight Riders batsman Yusuf Pathan's dismissal in their IPL match here for obstructing the field should be a lesson for all cricketers. "I looked the replay (and) it was clearly (an attempt) to nudge the ball away. I think the intention...
  • Volume of cricket played these days is "outrageous": Allan Donald May 4, 2013

    Jaipur: Pune Warriors chief coach Allan Donald feels that the volume of cricket being played nowadays is "absolutely outrageous" which, in turn, reduces the time span of a cricketer. "Look at the volume of cricket that is being play these days, it's absolutely outrageous. We simply know from the South...
  • Steyn and I would have formed a prolific attack: Donald April 16, 2013

    Chennai: Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald is in awe of Dale Steyn and says had he bowled alongside the current world number one pace merchant from his country, the two would have formed the most lethal attack. Donald is presently employed as coach with IPL franchise Pune Warriors. "I wish...
  • Pune Warriors India haven't done well in powerplays, feels Donald April 10, 2013

    Pune: Pune Warriors India head coach Allan Donald Wednesday said it might be the fear of failure that has resulted in openers Robin Uthappa and Manish Pandey failing to take advantage of field restrictions at the beginning of their innings during the team's first two Pepsi IPL games. "Manish Pandey and...
  • Current bowling attack best in SA history: Donald October 30, 2012

    Sydney: South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald on Tuesday called his country's current pace attack the best he has seen, as they finetune ahead of a three Test series against Australia. Donald in his prime was one of the best fast bowlers ever seen in Test cricket, ripping through opposition batsmen...
  • Interview: I owe a lot to Donald, says Dinda August 13, 2012

    Sourav Ganguly hails him as the best fast bowler in India at the moment while Allan Donald sees a lot of himself in Ashok Dinda. The Bengal pacer, who was the secondhighest wickettaker in the previous Ranji Trophy season and did well in IPL 5, has been a part of...
  • Pietersen batted like Lara: Donald August 5, 2012

    London: Former South African fast bowling great Allan Donald compared Kevin Pietersen to West Indian legend Brian Lara after the England batsman hit his team back into the game with a spectacular century on the third day of the second Test at Headingley on Saturday. Pietersen launched a savage assault after...
  • McGrath, Donald candidates to replace Lillee June 26, 2012

    Chennai: Fast bowling greats Glenn McGrath, Allan Donald and Craig McDermott, among others, have been shortlisted as possible candidates to succeed Dennis Lillee as coaching director at the MRF Pace Foundation. "The management has not decided as of yet. They have shortlisted about four or five people like Glenn McGrath,...
  • Dinda reminds Donald of himself April 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Former South Africa pacer Allan Donald says Pune Warriors India's Ashok Dinda's jump at the bowling crease is very much similar to the one he had in his playing days. "I have no problem with his jump and that's the way he has done it for a...
  • Donald urges BCCI, Pune to make peace February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Former South African paceman Allan Donald, who was recently appointed as bowling coach of the Pune Warriors, on Monday said it will be a "pity" if the reconciliation efforts between the BCCI and his IPL side fail. Sahara Group have ended their financial ties with the BCCI and pulled...