Dav Whatmore

  • Dav Whatmore to help 2015 World Cup minnows May 8, 2014

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Thursday that Australian coach Dav Whatmore will help Afghanistan, Ireland, Scotland and the UAE prepare for the 2015 World Cup as part of the world body's High Performance Programme (HPP). Whatmore, who has previously coached Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, will work closely with...
  • Appoint fulltime batting coach: Whatmore to PCB January 31, 2014

    Karachi: Departing Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore called on the PCB to appoint a full-time professional batting coach with the national team. Whatmore is leaving his post after heading the Pakistan side as chief coach for two years and helping them draw their previous Test series against Sri Lanka in the...
  • Waqar Younis uncertain about coaching Pakistan again January 27, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan bowling great Waqar Younis has said that he is as still undecided on whether to apply for the post of head coach of the national team. Waqar has emerged as a front runner to take over as head coach of the Pakistan team after Australian Dav Whatmore's two year...
  • Pakistan tenure ends on a 'happy note' : Dav Whatmore January 21, 2014

    Sharjah: Departing Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore said he ended his tenure on a happy note with his team winning the third Test, and admitted he may still return in another capacity. The 59-year-old ended his two-year stint at the helm with the three-match series against Sri Lanka, which Pakistan levelled 1-1...
  • Misbah happy to have given Whatmore a winning send-off January 20, 2014

    Sharjah: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq says he wanted to give coach Dav Whatmore a winning send-off after the team pulled off a five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka on Monday in the third Test to level the series 1-1. Pakistan chased down 302 for 5 in 57.3 overs in one of the fastest...
  • Losing toss was unfortunate, says Dav Whatmore January 13, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore on Monday said that losing the toss was key to his team's defeat to Sri Lanka in the second Test in Dubai as a low first innings score proved to be decisive. Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bowl first, getting...
  • Dav Whatmore keen to end Pakistan stint with a win January 6, 2014

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore said Monday nothing would please him more than to end his two-year stint with a win over Sri Lanka, a team he groomed to World Cup glory in 1996. "To win, particularly against Sri Lanka," said Whatmore when asked how he would like to end...
  • Language proved to be a barrier, says Dav Whatmore January 3, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's head coach Dav Whatmore, who will leave the national team in February, has admitted that language barrier and communication remained a problem during his two-year tenure with the side. In an interview to Geo Super in Abu Dhabi, Whatmore said, "I think this (language barrier) was an issue specially...
  • Moin Khan likely to become Pak's head coach for short period December 20, 2013

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Moin Khan is likely to take over as the head coach of the national cricket team for a short period after Australian Dav Whatmore's contract ends in February next year. A reliable and well placed source in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) told PTI that while former...
  • Local or foreign coach does not make difference: Hafeez December 7, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan Twenty20 captain Mohammad Hafeez believes that it does not make a difference whether the Board appoints a foreign or local coach for the national team. Hafeez also felt that the outgoing Australian coach of the team, Dav Whatmore had done his best. "It does not make a difference whether...
  • Dav Whatmore hoping to end his tenure on high against SL December 5, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan head coach Dav Whatmore is hoping to end his tenure with the team on a high note as the side left for a gruelling series against Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates. "The way the team played in South Africa I am pretty confident I will be able...
  • Dav Whatmore to quit as Pakistan cricket coach November 12, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore will leave his job at the end of February, the country's cricket board said Tuesday, saying a mutual agreement had been reached not to extend his contract. The 59-year-old former Australian batsman, who took over in March 2012, has faced mounting criticism over Pakistan's dismal run...
  • PCB working on releasing Whatmore: PCB chairman November 9, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan national team is likely to have a new head coach in place of incumbent Dav Whatmore before their full series against Sri Lanka in the UAE starting next month. The chairman of Pakistan Cricket Board's interim management committee, Najam Sethi said the PCB was working on releasing the foreign...
  • Dav Whatmore has failed to deliver: Zaka Ashraf November 3, 2013

    Karachi: Zaka Ashraf, whose election as Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman has been set aside by Islamabad High Court, has refused to accept the responsibility for appointing Dav Whatmore as head coach but conceded that the Australian had failed to live up to expectations. Ashraf whose election as PCB head in May...
  • Dav Whatmore is useless: Iqbal Qasim October 31, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former chief selector Iqbal Qasim has described the national team's Australian coach Dav Whatmore as "useless". The former Test spinner, who resigned as chief selector in May, told PTI that Whatmore had added no value to the team or Pakistan cricket. "From what I have seen he is there...
  • 2nd Test: Dav Whatmore blames batsmen for own downfall October 23, 2013

    Dubai: Frustrated Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore blamed his batsmen for bringing about their own downfall in the second and final Test against South Africa in Dubai on Wednesday. Pakistan were shot out for 99 on the opening day on a dry but flat pitch in a match which their rivals need...
  • Pakistan coach Whatmore wary of South Africa comeback October 20, 2013

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore drew on bitter personal experience to warn his players that world number one Test team South Africa can bounce back in the second Test starting in Dubai on Wednesday. Pakistan won the first Test in Abu Dhabi by seven wickets on Thursday, but Whatmore recalled a...
  • Misbah, Whatmore earn praise for Pakistan performance against SA October 15, 2013

    Karachi: In a welcome change, Pakistani players and their captain, Misbah-ul-Haq and head coach, Dav Whatmore have been praised for their performances so far in the ongoing first Test against South Africa at Abu Dhabi. Young opener, Khurrum Manzoor and his partner, Shaan Masood who made his debut in particular won...
  • Intikhab Alam backs under-fire Dav Whatmore October 6, 2013

    Lahore: Former captain and senior PCB official Intikhab Alam has backed under-fire foreign coach Dav Whatmore, saying he has worked hard with the team. "Coaching is a thankless job I know from experience. But I think Whatmore has worked very hard with our team and he has done what he feels...
  • Saeed Ajmal forced to apologise to coach Whatmore October 3, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal has had to apologise to the national team's coach Dav Whatmore over seemingly innocuous remarks the player made in a television interview about having a foreign-born coach. "There is no difference, just that we are paying more to him, otherwise there is no difference," Ajmal told...
  • Saeed Ajmal has apologised for his remarks: Dav Whatmore October 2, 2013

    Islamabad: Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore says Saeed Ajmal has apologised for his remarks that the only differences between the Australian coach and his two Pakistani predecessors are the salary package and language barrier. Ajmal told the TV sports channel Geo Super late Tuesday that former Pakistan internationals Waqar Younis and Mohsin...
  • Waqar Younis favourite to be reappointed as Pakistan coach October 2, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's former captain Waqar Younis is emerging as a strong candidate to be reappointed as the national team coach, following some unimpressive performances under Dav Whatmore. Waqar, who resigned from his coaching position with the Pakistan team in September, 2011 due to personal reasons, has been to Lahore on a...
  • Didn't take up Pakistan coaching job for money: Dav Whatmore October 1, 2013

    Lahore: The under-fire head coach of the Pakistan team, Dav Whatmore has made it clear he didn't accept the challenge of coaching the national cricket team for money. "I didn't take up this job because of the money. I don't want to go into details or figures but I came here...
  • Whatmore confident of Pakistan's resurgence September 23, 2013

    Pakistan coach Dav Whatmore admitted on Monday he was "embarrassed" by his side's Test defeat to minnows Zimbabwe but insisted they could bounce back against South Africa. Pakistan lost the second Test against Zimbabwe by 24 runs earlier this month to leave the two-match series tied at 1-1, a result which...
  • Former Pakistan greats demand change after Harare defeat September 15, 2013

    Former Pakistan cricket greats and fans demanded a new national team captain and coach on Sunday after an embarrassing defeat against minnows Zimbabwe in the Harare Test. Zimbabwe, who only started playing Tests in 2011 after a six-year exile due to lack of players and facilities, pulled off an upset 24-run...
  • Former Pakistan players want Misbah, Whatmore removed September 14, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's shock defeat to lowly ranked Zimbabwe in the second Test match on Saturday has led to calls for the sacking of captain Misbah-ul-Haq and coach Dav Whatmore and for radical changes in the cricket set-up. Pakistan slipped to number six in the ICC Test rankings after managing a drawn...
  • Whatmore warns Pakistan against complacency August 16, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan's cricket coach Dav Whatmore on Friday warned his team against being complacent when they face up to lowly Zimbabwe next week in a tour considered important for blooding new players. The 59-year-old former Australian batsman said the team was training hard for the two Twenty20, three one-day and two...
  • PCB doesn't intend to retain Whatmore as coach: sources August 11, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan will have a new head coach for the Asia Cup and the ICC World Twenty20 Championships in Bangladesh next year as the PCB has no intentions of renewing Australian Dav Whatmore's two-year contract when it expires in March, 2014. "At the moment the present PCB management has decided to...
  • Wins in West Indies came at right time: Whatmore August 4, 2013

    Karachi: Pakistan's under-fire head coach, Australian Dav Whatmore has admitted that the one-day and T20 series win in the West Indies has come at the right time for him and the national team players. "I felt that after our performance in the Champions Trophy there was unnecessary criticism on me and...
  • Misbah and Whatmore told to deliver positive results: Najam Sethi July 12, 2013

    Karachi: PCB's acting chairman Najam Sethi on Friday said the head coach Dav Whatmore and captain Misbah-ul-Haq have been told to start delivering positive results with the national team or face the consequences. Before the team left for the West Indies, Misbah was told that he needed to do more as...