STEVE RIXON

  • Australia drop assistant coach Rixon from support staff January 29, 2014

    Sydney: Australia continued to make changes to the team's offfield structure by announcing the departure of assistant coach Steve Rixon from its backroom staff, the country's cricket board said on Wednesday. "I've taken the opportunity to look at our current coaching structure and the levels of support I feel we need...
  • We are here to become No. 1, Australia warn India October 7, 2013

    Mumbai: Their focus on the number one spot up for grabs in the upcoming ODI series against India, Australian captain George Bailey and coach Steve Rixon said the visitors are no longer intimidated by the subcontinental conditions courtesy the exposure they have got through the IPL here. The Aussies will...
  • Australia to arrive on Oct 5 for India series September 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Australian cricketers are set to land here on October 5 ahead of their limited overs series against India beginning on October 10. The Australians will have three days of practice at the Brabourne Stadium here before leaving for Rajkot to play their first game the oneoff Twenty20 international match. "The...
  • Chennai not to let up despite making it to playoffs: Rixon May 11, 2013

    Jaipur: Despite virtually being assured of a berth in the playoffs, Chennai Super Kings would look to continue their impressive show in the IPL when they take on Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday to ensure a toptwo finish in the league stage, fielding coach Steve Rixon said. "A win here might...
  • Fielding is as crucial as an extra bowler in T20: Rixon April 26, 2013

    Chennai: The way modern cricket is played, fielding is a very important aspect of the game. And when it comes to the slambang form of the game, the virtues of fielding become all the more important. Like other teams, Chennai Super Kings too give lot of stress on their fielding...
  • Acclimatising key to winning in India: Aus coach Rixon February 9, 2013

    Chennai: Adamant on sticking to pace despite the dustbowls that await them, Australia's acting head coach Steve Rixon on Saturday said his team's success in the upcoming Test series against India would depend a lot on how quickly it adapts to local conditions. "Teams are going to play a lot of...
  • Aussies ready to bear UAE weather: Rixon August 23, 2012

    Dubai: Australia's acting coach Steve Rixon on Wednesday hoped his players will adjust to the hot conditions in United Arab Emirates during their matches against Afghanistan and Pakistan. Australia's squad arrived here on Wednesday with the temperature as high as 43degrees Celsius, but Rixon hopes sleeping late and breakfast at noon...
  • Australia use UAE heat as Twenty20 warmup August 22, 2012

    Dubai: Acting Australian coach Steve Rixon hopes oneday internationals against Afghanistan and Pakistan in the demanding heat of the United Arab Emirates will prepare his players for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in the tropics of Sri Lanka. Australia play Afghanistan in a oneoff ODI at Sharjah on Saturday ahead of...
  • Australia coach Arthur to skip Pakistan series August 20, 2012

    Sydney: Cricket Australia says Steve Rixon will coach the Australian team in their oneday internationals against Afghanistan and Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates later this month, temporarily taking the reins from head coach Mickey Arthur. Australia will play Afghanistan at Sharjah on August 25 ahead of three oneday matches against...