John Buchanan

  • Former Australia coach Buchanan leaves NZ role July 19, 2013

    Wellington: Former Australia coach John Buchanan has stepped down as New Zealand's director of cricket with immediate effect, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said on Friday. It was unclear whether the 60 year old resigned or was sacked and NZC declined to make any additional comment after releasing a diplomaticallyworded statement. "Buchanan, who...
  • 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...
  • Buchanan tips Kiwi for New Zealand coach job July 19, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand's director of cricket, Australian John Buchanan, says he hopes a Kiwi will be appointed to the national coaching role about to be vacated by John Wright. Buchanan said in a radio interview on Thursday that interviews had concluded and a recommendation on who should be appointed had been...
  • Tensions rife between Wright and Buchanan March 29, 2012

    Wellington: New Zealand Cricket boss David White has admitted that there is "positive tension" between national coach John Wright and director of cricket John Buchanan, but does not believe that it will affect Wright's contract. Following New Zealand's 0-1 defeat to South Africa in the recent Test series there is...
  • NZ to use mathematical formula to select teams November 24, 2011

    Wellington: New Zealand cricket director John Buchanan reportedly plans to implement a system in which future national teams are chosen according to a mathematical formula rather than on selectors' hunches. Selection manager Kim Littlejohn has confirmed that the selection of New Zealand teams from junior ages to Test level would be...
  • Won't be easy for Arthur to adjust: Buchanan November 23, 2011

    Melbourne: As Australia's first foreign cricket coach, Mickey Arthur will have to overcome a lot many "cultural issues" during his tenure, team's former coach John Buchanan feels. Arthur got the top job on Tuesday, succeeding Tim Nielson. Buchanan, who is New Zealand's director of cricket now after serving eight years as Australia...
  • Shah Rukh's decision to sack me shocking: Buchanan August 12, 2009

    Brisbane: Former Kolkata Knight Riders' coach John Buchanan on Wednesday said team owner Shah Rukh Khan's decision to sack him came as a "shock and a disappointment". The Australian was sacked by the Knight Riders after the team finished at the bottom in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) competition, losing...
  • Ganguly to lead Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL-3 July 26, 2009

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly will be reinstated as the captain of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the third edition of the Indian Premier League in 2010, team sources said Saturday. Even as an official announcement is awaited, sources said that there could be a major reshuffle with former India...
  • John Buchanan's The Future of Cricket; The Rise of T20 July 18, 2009

    BECAUSE BETTER IS POSSIBLE John Buchanan was not a household name in India even when as a coach he co-led the formidable Australian team to incredible successes in both Tests and ODIs, including two World Cup victories thereby creating a remorseless grip on their numero uno ranking in international cricket. But...
  • Buchanan's book has Indian players hopping mad July 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Former Australia coach John Buchanan has come under fire in India over comments about the country's players, while he maintains that excerpts from his new book that led to the criticism have been taken out of context. Spinner Harbhajan Singh and former Australian all-rounder Tom Moody were first to...
  • Buchanan slams Indian cricketers in his book July 9, 2009

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  • KKR remove Buchanan as coach, wish him luck June 18, 2009

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Thursday announced the removal Australian John Buchanan as the team’s coach and claimed it was an amicable parting of ways by both the parties. KKR co-owner Jay Mehta said in a statement that Buchanan has been released with "immediate effect". "(John) Buchanan has informed Knight Riders...
  • SRK fires Buchanan as Knight Riders' coach: sources June 18, 2009

    Kolkata: Beleaguered Kolkata Knight Riders have dumped their controversial Australian coach John Buchanan, according to team insiders. Even as the KKR top brass refused to confirm the development, sources claimed that the Shah Rukh Khan-owned side informed this to the coach, who now stands sacked after...
  • Dhoni still best bat in ODIs; bowlers miss top ten May 4, 2009

    India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed on top of the batting charts but none of the bowlers figured in the top 10 in the latest ICC ODI Player Rankings released on Monday....
  • Buchanan on Ganguly | Pathan powers 'super' win April 24, 2009

    Knight Riders coach John Buchanan won't probably come anywhere near winning a popularity poll in Kolkata anytime soon but he doesn't seem too bothered. Buchanan sat down for an in-depth interview with chief cricket correspondent Roma Khanna. ...
  • SRK booed, gets hate mails over multiple-captaincy April 21, 2009

    Durban: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) owner Shah Rukh Khan says he has been receiving hate mails since the multiple-captaincy controversy brewed up a storm. "I am getting strange hate mails from people for taking decision for the team's sake. But it is okay, I'm saving them all so that I can...
  • SRK tells Gavaskar: T20 is not your game April 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Reacting to Sunil Gavaskar's harsh criticism of Kolkata Knight Riders' head coach John Buchanan's idea of having multiple captains during a match, team owner Shah Rukh Khan jumped to his rescue, asking the former Indian captain to stay away from his team's affairs. "I respect Mr Gavaskar--his knowledge about...
  • IPL's buzz in SA: Cheaper tickets, unlimited fun April 4, 2009

    New Delhi : The cheerleaders will be there as will the best players in the world and all the entertainment of a glitzy T20 carnival. "We will be playing flavour of India and carnival of India all across the tournament," says IPL Chief Lalit Modi. The tournament may have moved...
  • High security to protect Buchanan from angry Ganguly fans March 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Kolkata Police has decided to deploy officers from the Special Branch to oversee John Buchanan's security. The move comes in the wake of widespread protests in Kolkata following Buchanan's decision to field more than one captain for the Kolkata Knight Riders. Fans are angry that Sourav Ganguly...
  • Kolkata cricket fans back Ganguly as KKR skipper March 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan has urged the fans not to over-react after coach John Buchanan made public his idea to experiment with multiple captains. The idea was seen by cricket fans as targeting skipper Sourav Ganguly. The fans reacted angrily and supported Ganguly as the captain. "Sourav...
  • Buchanan is not Chappell: Shah Rukh Khan March 27, 2009

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan came out in the defence of his team's coach John Buchanan on Thursday, revealing that Sourav Ganguly won't be treated in the way Greg Chappell did that led to Ganguly's axing from the Indian team. "John Buchanan is not Greg Chappell,"...
  • SA coach questions Buchanan's multi-captiancy theory March 26, 2009

    New Delhi: South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has questioned John Buchanan's idea of having multiple captains for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) during the second edition of the IPL and said such a move would only leave players in the squad confused and disoriented, especially in the midst of...
  • Buchanan's multiple-skipper theory stumps Ganguly March 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly will be one of the captains of the Kolkata Knight Riders this season. Coach John Buchanan has decided that his team will work on a new theory, that of having multiple leaders over the course of a single game. Ganguly has played along, although he seems...
  • We'll see if Buchanan theory works: Ganguly March 25, 2009

    Kolkata: From an icon player to only one of the men in-charge, Kolakata Knight Riders have found a new role for Sourav Ganguly, but the Prince of Kolkata isn't so sure it will all fall into place. The former Indian skipper spoke to CNN-IBN after Kolkata Knight Riders coach John...
  • No fixed captain for Kolkata Knight Riders: Buchanan March 25, 2009

    The KKR say they will not have one permanent captain. ...
  • Buchanan to step down as Aussie coach August 28, 2006

    Melbourne: Coach John Buchanan, who presided over Australia's world record Test and One-Day winning runs, is to step down after next year's World Cup. The 53-year-old Buchanan had been contracted to see Australia through the defence of their One-Day title in West Indies next year, and Cricket Australia confirmed on...