Duncan Fletcher

  • World T20: MS Dhoni and Co. ignore media once again 18-03-2014 12:13 AM

    Mirpur: Indian cricket team yet again avoided interaction with the media as none of the players turned up for the post-match press conference after their five-run defeat against Sri Lanka in a warm up match for the ICC World Twenty20 in Mirpur on Monday. Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni...
  • Duncan Fletcher joins Team India for T20 World Cup 15-03-2014 09:50 PM

    Mirpur: Under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher joined the Indian team for the Twenty20 World Cup after having had discussions about his future with BCCI president N Srinivasan and secretary Sanjay Patel. "Duncan Fletcher arrived this morning. Bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding coach Trevor Penny had arrived last night. The squad...
  • BCCI has no plans to remove Fletcher as of now: Patel 14-03-2014 05:41 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday made it clear that under-fire coach of the Indian team Duncan Fletcher has its "full backing and support" and there was no immediate plans to remove him despite calls for his ouster from batting icon like Sunil Gavaskar. Fletcher was summoned by the BCCI...
  • BCCI to speak to coach Duncan Fletcher on team's poor run: sources 13-03-2014 07:35 PM

    Stung by the growing calls for sacking the Indian coach, the BCCI, it seems, has finally woken up and has decided to speak to Duncan Fletcher shortly - sources told CNN-IBN. CNN-IBN has learnt the board has decided to speak to the under-fire Fletcher on the sidelines of the forthcoming...
  • MS Dhoni, Duncan Fletcher to avoid media again 12-03-2014 10:55 AM

    The World Twenty20 is an opportunity for the Team India to return to winning ways after defeats at the hands of South Africa, New Zealand and in Asia Cup. But skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni will not have to explain anything to the media before the team leaves for Dhaka on...
  • Sunil Gavaskar calls for sacking of Duncan Fletcher 11-03-2014 08:07 PM

    With India suffering defeats in South Africa and New Zealand, former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at the state of affairs and has asked for Fletcher to be sacked. ...
  • Rahul Dravid best man to coach Team India: Sunil Gavaskar 10-03-2014 08:24 PM

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Monday lashed out at chief coach Duncan Fletcher and called for his immediate ouster while suggesting the name of Rahul Dravid as the next coach of the Indian cricket team. "For me, Duncan Fletcher would get 1.5 in a scale of 10 as far as...
  • Time has come for Duncan Fletcher to go, says Sunil Gavaskar 10-03-2014 09:15 AM

    After disaster tours of South Africa, New Zealand and early exit from Asia Cup pressure is piling up on India's coach Duncan Fletcher. Former captain and India's legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that a younger coach can help Team India. "It (Indian cricket) seems to be in a freefall that looks...
  • Former players unhappy with Duncan Fletcher's attitude: reports 09-03-2014 09:52 AM

    As Team India sets itself up for the fourth edition of the World Cup in the game's shortest and most popular forms, T20 cricket, former Indian players have come down hard on team coach Duncan Fletcher's ways of functioning, according to the reports. Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar as chairman...
  • Is it time to show Duncan Fletcher the door? 23-02-2014 03:13 PM

    The concept of coaching has changed over the years as the coaches are no more considered background staff and in every way are responsible for a team's success and failure. India in the past had never been tolerant with the coaches, Greg Chappell's sacking comes to mind after India's early...
  • BCCI likely to take stock of India's overseas performance 21-02-2014 07:58 PM

    New Delhi: The BCCI is likely to summon under-fire captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher for a meeting to take stock of the Indian cricket team's disastrous overseas record in the last three years. Top BCCI sources said that the top brass wants to review the performance of...
  • BCCI has not held talks with Flower to coach India: Sanjay Patel 21-02-2014 07:22 PM

    Mumbai: The BCCI on Friday rubbished a report that it had held discussions with former England coach Andy Flower about taking over as the chief coach of the Indian team in place of incumbent Duncan Fletcher following the country's dismal show in South Africa and New Zealand. "That's rubbish. I...
  • BCCI to sack coach Duncan Fletcher? 21-02-2014 01:16 PM

    Questions have been raised over Team India's performance after failing to win even a single match across all formats on their last two tours of South Africa and New Zealand, prompting the BCCI to mull over sacking coach Duncan Fletcher. According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the board...
  • It's litmus test for Fletcher in South Africa 15-12-2013 04:53 PM

    Johannesburg: It's nearly two years that India haven't played a Test overseas and as they prepare to take on South Africa at the Wanderers on Wednesday, it will be a trial by fire for coach Duncan Fletcher, who has now come a long way from the team's 0-8 result abroad....
  • Fletcher conveys 'look ahead' policy to India selectors 30-08-2013 11:40 AM

    Impressed by how India A fared in South Africa on their recent tour, India coach Duncan Fletcher has advised the selectors to adopt a 'look ahead' policy - giving more opportunity to young players instead of falling back to the one who are currently out of the side. The Indian...
  • Duncan Fletcher to oversee India A in South Africa 16-08-2013 11:03 PM

    Rustenberg (South Africa): Indian cricket team head coach Duncan Fletcher will oversee the India A team in South Africa for the two four-day matches against the Protea A, according to a report. The first four-day match starts here on Saturday while the second match will be played at Pretoria from...
  • India out to have fun in Zimbabwe on ODI tour 23-07-2013 07:00 PM

    Harare, Zimbabwe: India's players are seeking a more relaxing time on their five-match ODI tour to coach Duncan Fletcher's home country of Zimbabwe following a "hectic" - and successful - two months. The Champions Trophy winners have been busy recently and Fletcher will use the limited-overs series against lowly ranked...
  • Duncan Fletcher: A Hallmark of Denial

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    The problem with Indian cricket is that it lives in the present. While philosophers will tell you that is a good way of life, it...

  • Fletcher's contract extended due to benefit of doubt: Srikkanth 15-03-2013 08:51 PM

    "Fletcher's overall record isn't good but the poor guy had series in Australia and England," said the former BCCI chief selector. ...
  • Fletcher is not doing anything, says Maninder 08-12-2012 08:43 PM

    Former India spinner Maninder Singh takes a dig at India coach Duncan Fletcher after yet another day belonged to England in the Kolkata Test. ...
  • Dhoni ready for Pakistan battle 17-07-2012 06:50 PM

    India captain MS Dhoni says his team is looking forward to playing arch-rivals Pakistan in 3 ODIs and 2 T20s in December-January. ...