Bowling Coach

  • Aussie David Saker signs new England deal October 26, 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...
  • South Africa Test team picks itself: Allan Donald September 9, 2013

    Johannesburg: The world No. 1 Test side faces a busy Test season ahead, but the team's bowling coach Allan Doland isn't worried about the selection of the squad that he says "picks itself". "The Test team picks itself, you're not going to see too many changes there," Donald told Sport24 in...
  • Pak bowling coach under fire after South Africa debacle March 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan's bowling coach Mohammad Akram is likely to face the heat after the lacklustre showing by the pace attack in their recent 0-3 drubbing in the Test series against South Africa. Sources close to the team have claimed the bowlers have little respect for Akram and primarily don't take...
  • Akram quits as Kolkata Knight Riders bowling coach February 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Legendary fast bowler Wasim Akram Monday stepped down from the post of mentor and bowling coach of IPL champions Kolkata Knight Riders citing personal reasons. Akram has been an integral part of the team for the past three seasons and also been a part of the core team along...
  • Former SL pacer Zoysa to be Goa bowling consultant October 29, 2012

    Panaji: Former Sri Lanka fast bowler Nuwan Zoysa has been hired by the Goa cricket board as a coaching consultant for a short stint in the upcoming Ranji Trophy season. The 34yearold who played 30 Tests and 95 oneday internationals will work with Goas bowlers for ten days, having already...
  • Shane Bond named New Zealand bowling coach October 19, 2012

    Wellington: Former paceman Shane Bond was appointed New Zealand's bowling coach on Friday, ahead of a tough international season that includes Test series against South Africa, England and Sri Lanka. Bond, 37, said he had aspired to the role since 2010, when a succession of injuries that blighted his oncepromising career...
  • Shane Bond keen to take NZ bowling coach job August 30, 2012

    Wellington: Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond has expressed his willingness to take up the role of bowling coach with the national team after current coach Damien Wright's tenure comes to an end after the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka. "I am interested in the role, but I want to...
  • Mohammad Akram appointed Pak's bowling coach August 26, 2012

    Lahore: Former Test cricketer Mohammad Akram has been appointed as Pakistan's bowling coach for a period of one year. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) director, Intikhab Alam told reporters at the Gaddafi stadium here that the 38-year-old Akram will be supervising a level four coaching course and join the squad in the...
  • PCB to announce new bowling coach soon: PCB August 24, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan Cricket Board chief Zaka Ashraf has said that a new bowling coach for the national team will be announced within this week. "We will take a final decision in a day or two about the new bowling coach," Ashraf told reporters in Lahore on Thursday. Pakistan has been hunting...
  • Is Mohd. Akram the new Pak bowling coach? August 19, 2012

    Lahore: Confusion prevailed over appointment of Mohammad Akram as the new bowling coach of the Pakistan team with a PCB official denying any such development even as the news appeared on a cricket website on Sunday. The news, credited to sources, had appeared on a cricket website that Akram had been...
  • Akhtar eyes Pakistan bowling coach job August 17, 2012

    Lahore: Controversial former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar threw his hat into the ring on Friday to become Pakistan's next bowling coach. Pakistan have been hunting for a bowling coach since appointing Australian Dav Whatmore as head coach in March, with former Essex paceman Ian Pont the leading contender. Pakistan Cricket Board...
  • 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...
  • CA interviews Waqar for bowling coach job June 5, 2012

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) has interviewed former Pakistan captain and coach Waqar Younis as Craig McDermott's successor for the position of Australian bowling coach. Waqar, who is based in Sydney since finishing his two-year term as Pakistan coach last year, according to a website, has spoken to CA's team performance manager...
  • McDermott quits as Australia bowling coach May 11, 2012

    Sydney: Craig McDermott has quit as bowling coach of the Australian team, citing the conflicting demands of constant touring with family life, Cricket Australia said Friday. Former Test fast bowler McDermott, 47, has worked with great success in developing Australia's fast bowling stocks in the 12 months he has been...
  • Bichel rues the lack of a 'good finisher' May 9, 2012

    Jaipur: Former Australian speedster and Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Andy Bichel feels the team has missed a "good finisher" in the ongoing Indian Premier League. "If you look at a team like Delhi Daredevils, you will find guys like Virender Sehwag and Kevin Pietersen finishing off matches for them....
  • Four players get PCB nod for Toronto T20 May 1, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has permitted four leading national team players - captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Shahid Afridi, Mohammad Hafeez and Saeed Ajmal - to take part in a Twenty20 match in Toronto ahead of Pakistan's tour to Sri Lanka. Misbah and Afridi, who are currently in Bangkok for a commercial shoot,...
  • Bichel expects high-scoring contest vs RCB April 24, 2012

    Bangalore: Chennai Super Kings bowling coach Andy Bichel says he expects their match against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday to be a high-scoring one. The previous match between these teams was also high-scoring with Chennai coming out top in a 200 plus chase. "Since RCB's batting looks heavy at top...
  • Mushtaq Ahmed in Pak bowling coach fray: sources April 8, 2012

    Lahore: Former legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed's name has cropped up as one of the leading candidates to be the bowling coach of the national team before the tour to Sri Lanka. According to sources, Mushtaq who until this week was working with the England team in Sri Lanka as their bowling...
  • Sachin can play like a kid again: Pollock March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Shaun Pollock is an important member of the Mumbai Indians' support staff. As mentor and bowling coach, Pollock is one of the busiest men during practice sessions - getting his men together and then putting them in various groups at the Wankhede Stadium. The former South African captain swiftly...
  • PCB looking for a bowling coach March 11, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board as part of its long-term plan to overhaul the national team management and coaching staff, has began its hunt for a bowling coach keeping strict eligibility requirements for the interested candidates. The PCB has posted an advertisement on its official website inviting interested candidates to send...
  • Dawes named India's bowling coach February 14, 2012

    Chennai: Former Queensland fast bowler and Australian domestic bowling guru Joe Dawes will take over as India's bowling coach following the conclusion of the CB Series, the Indian board (BCCI) has confirmed. In a decision taking at the BCCI's Working Committee meeting in Chennai on Monday, it was decided that...
  • Pak retain Mohsin, Aaqib bowling coach for Eng January 3, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan on Tuesday kept Mohsin Khan as interim coach for next month's series against England as the search continues to find a permanent replacement for Waqar Younis. Khan, 56, was appointed after Waqar quit on health grounds in September, and later helped Pakistan win a clean sweep over Sri Lanka...
  • Pattinson asks England bowling coach for tips December 23, 2011

    Melbourne: Australia's young fast bowler James Pattinson is taking advice from England's bowling coach David Saker to plot the downfall of the famed Indian batting order in the four-match Test series, starting with the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground from Monday. The 21-year-old Pattinson said he has been...
  • Simons takes over as Delhi Daredevils head coach December 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Current India bowling mentor and former South Africa international Eric Simmons was appointed as the head coach of Delhi Daredevils on Thursday for the forthcoming edition of the Indian Premier League. Apart from Simmons, TA Sekar also makes a return to the Delhi IPL team as its mentor. Announcing the...