Pat Howard

  • Australia build artificial pitch for spin practice 6 days ago

    Australia have built an artificial pitch at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane to help their batsmen deal with spin-bowling on the slow tracks of the subcontinent, where they have so often struggled in the past. The surface, which is intended to mimic the conditions in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka,...
  • Sacked Arthur taking legal action over CA axing July 13, 2013

    Sydney: Sacked coach Mickey Arthur has hired a legal firm and is seeking compensation after Cricket Australia tore up his contract last month, a report said on Saturday. The South African, the first foreignborn coach of the Australian team, was sacked just 16 days before the start of the Ashes series...
  • India under19 to play triangular series in Australia May 24, 2013

    Melbourne: India's under19 cricket team will play a triangular series against Australia and New Zealand starting June 30 in Darwin. "Cricket Australia on Friday announced more international cricket will be heading to the Top End, with the Northern Territory set to host an Under19 International Series between Australia, India and New...
  • Clarke diplomatic towards Warne's blueprint for Australian cricket January 31, 2013

    Perth: On the eve of the ODI series against West Indies, Michael Clarke took a diplomatic on Shane Warne's article in which the former legspinner lashed out at Cricket Australia's high performance chief Pat Howard and CA's rotation policy in his list of recommendations to take Australian cricket forward. Not...
  • Decision to recall Watson is correct: Aus selectors October 26, 2012

    Sticking to their decision to call Shane Watson back home early from the ongoing Champions League Twenty20, Australian selectors on Tuesday said it will be in the best interest of the team, which will take on South Africa in a threematch Test series, with the first match to begin in...
  • Ali de Winter named Australia's bowling coach August 3, 2012

    Melbourne: Former Tasmania state fast bowler Ali de Winter has been chosen ahead of Pakistan great Waqar Younis as Australian cricket's new bowling coach, replacing Craig McDermott. Cricket Australia team performance general manager Pat Howard said de Winter had been chosen from a wide field of international candidates, including Younis. The 44-year-old...