DAVID SAKER

  • Saker salutes Jordan's Sri Lanka rout in third ODI May 29, 2014

    Manchester: England bowling coach David Saker hailed Chris Jordan as the "ultimate professional" after the allrounder spearheaded a stunning 10wicket defeat of Sri Lanka in the third oneday international. Sussex paceman Jordan took a careerbest five wickets for 29 runs as England dismissed Sri Lanka for just 67 at Old Trafford...
  • Saker tips Anderson to be England's standout quick November 4, 2013

    England bowling coach David Saker predicts James Anderson will once again be the tourists' standout quick in the upcoming Ashes series, saying he thrives in his role as leader of the pace pack. The Lancashire bowler has been a key figure in England's past two series triumphs over the Australians, taking...
  • Aussie David Saker signs new England deal October 25, 2013

    London: England's Australiaborn bowling coach David Saker has signed a new deal which will keep him on until the end of the 2015 English season, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The ECB's statement came less than a day after England arrived in Perth for a tour...
  • England Ashes spots at stake in ODIs: bowling coach September 8, 2013

    London: Promising England players such as Ben Stokes can use the ongoing one-dayers against Australia to press their Ashes squad claims, according to bowling coach David Saker. Friday's opener in Leeds may have been washed out but there are still four matches to go and while England are resting the core...
  • Clint McKay salutes David Saker influence July 6, 2012

    Birmingham, England: England bowling coach David Saker has seen his current charges bowl the hosts into a 20 lead in their fivematch oneday international series against his native Australia. But the former paceman's influence extends to the opposition, with fellow Victorian Clint McKay impressing for Australia by conceding only slightly more...
  • Saker all praise for Anderson, Swann May 30, 2012

    Melbourne: England bowling coach David Saker has compared paceman James Anderson and spinner Graeme Swann to the legendary pair of Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne. Saker said when Anderson and Swann bowl in tandem it reminds him of the combination of Australian greats McGrath and Warne. Anderson and Swann so...