BATTING COACH

  • Batting coach could benefit Pakistan team: Misbah December 2, 2013

    Islamabad: MisbahulHaq says Pakistan needs a batting coach to solve the team's toporder batting problems at the crease in international matches. Misbah returned home on Monday after leading Pakistan to its first ever oneday series victory against South Africa, a 21 win. Pakistan also drew the Twenty20 series 11. "We have...
  • I didn't recommend Woodhill as batting coach: Whatmore May 15, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's head coach Dav Whatmore has rejected talks about him recommending little known Australian Trent Woodhill for the post of the national team's batting coach ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy. Whatmore told reporters before the team's departure for Ireland earlier on Wednesday that Woodhill's appointment was a decision of...
  • Explayers not happy with Woodhill as Pak batting coach May 6, 2013

    Karachi: The appointment of Trent Woodhill as batting coach of the Pakistan team for the ICC Champions Trophy has not gone down well with the majority of former players, including Javed Miandad and Wasim Akram. Woodhill, who has not played firstclass cricket and until last year was the associate coach of...
  • Australia's Woodhill named Pakistan batting coach April 30, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan on Monday appointed Australian coach Trent Woodhill to help solve their perennial batting problems during June's Champions Trophy in England. The 42yearold was involved with the Melbourne Stars in the Big Bash League in Australia and is part of the Delhi Daredevils' support staff in the ongoing Indian Premier...
  • Grant Flower in reckoning to become Pakistan's batting consultant April 12, 2013

    Karachi: Former Zimbabwean batsman, Grant Flower has emerged as a strong candidate for the post of the Pakistan cricket team's batting consultant before the ICC Champions Trophy in England. Official sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board said on Friday that Flower was among a few candidates who had been shortlisted...
  • Michael Di Venuto named Australia batting coach February 1, 2013

    Melbourne: Former limitedovers international player Michael Di Venuto has been named new batting coach for the Australian team. The national batting coach position was vacated when Justin Langer left to become head coach at Western Australia in November. Cricket Australia said in a statement on Friday that Di Venuto, who played...
  • Salim Malik applies to be Pakistan batting coach October 25, 2012

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan captain Salim Malik, who overturned a life ban from cricket, applied for the job of national team batting coach on Thursday. In 2008, a court in Lahore lifted a life ban on Malik which was imposed by the Pakistan Cricket Board for matchfixing. A PCB board of inquiry...
  • Eng hires Gooch as fulltime batting coach February 18, 2012

    London: England have appointed former Test captain Graham Gooch as fulltime batting coach after two years as a consultant. The England and Wales Cricket Board says the 58yearold Gooch will begin March 5 in the buildup for a twoTest series in Sri Lanka starting three weeks later. Gooch will work alongside Graham...
  • 'Dravid, Laxman should decide when to quit' January 22, 2012

    Adelaide: Former Australia opener Justin Langer hung his boots after his team finished a rare whitewash of England in the 200607 Ashes. His Indian contemporaries, VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid, are not likely to feel a similar high, in the eventuality of them calling it quits after the ongoing Test...
  • Mohsin may get PCB notice over interview December 16, 2011

    Karachi: Pakistan's interim cricket coach Mohsin Khan is expected to get a showcause notice from the PCB for stating that he was not willing to accept any position with the national team other than being the head coach. In an unusually hardhitting interview to the Express Tribune, Mohsin, who is presently...