Jonty Rhodes

  • An embargo on Mumbai Indians' benchstrength April 28, 2014

    Four defeats in a row is not how you expect the trophyholders to start their title defence, but Mumbai Indians have failed to inflate their deflated tyres despite the presence of cricket's who's who on the bench; the problem, though, is they can't play. Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Anil Kumble, Jonty...
  • Fielding an important aspect in IPL, feels Jonty Rhodes April 15, 2014

    Dubai: There was a time when he felt that Indians were just not comfortable diving to stop a ball but South Africa's yesteryears' fielder-par-excellence, Jonty Rhodes, says the current Team India is full off "brilliant" fielders who have taken their standard to a new level. Rhodes, who is the fielding coach...
  • Jonty's run out of Inzy was the best: Tendulkar August 3, 2013

    Dubai: Recalling some of the finest moments of his first World Cup in 1992 Down Under, Sachin Tendulkar said Jonty Rhodes' run out of InzamamulHaq was one of the highlights of the tournament. Tendulkar said the event provided him the opportunity to play against the best players of that era, but...
  • India a very good ODI team: Jonty Rhodes August 1, 2013

    Rhodes, who is in India for a promotional event, praised the way India have been playing in the ODIs lately. ...
  • Jonty Rhodes lauds team India July 24, 2013

    He was the trendsetter in the world game on the field and now Jonty Rhodes likes what he sees when India's young guns are fielding. The fielding coach of the Mumbai Indians was in the city today to launch a pizza brand and on the sidelines of that launch spoke...
  • Indian batsmen have skills to take on SA pace attack: Jonty July 24, 2013

    Mumbai: Former cricketer Jonty Rhodes gave a huge moraleboost to the Indian batsmen for their upcoming battle against the South African pace attack in the threeTest series later this year, saying they possessed the wherewithal to confront the highquality home team bowlers led by Dale Steyn. "In the IPL, they (Indians)...
  • Guys like Sachin can't play forever: Rhodes April 25, 2012

    Johannesburg: Stating that players of Sachin Tendulkar's potential would not be playing forever, former South Africa cricketer and Mumbai Indians' fielding coach Jonty Rhodes said that it is important that the youngsters who emerge from tournaments like the Indian Premier League (IPL) are good allround cricketers. "Guys like Sachin can't play...
  • 'Early to say who will break Sachin's record' March 29, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians' fielding coach and former South Africa player Jonty Rhodes on Thursday said that it's still too early to say whether someone can match Sachin Tendulkar's landmark of hundred international tons although he conceded that records are meant to be broken. "Records are meant to be broken. Who could...
  • Double ton from Sehwag was expected: Rhodes December 9, 2011

    Aurangabad: Former South African cricketer Jonty Rhodes on Thursday said he was not surprised to see India's swashbuckling opener Virender Sehwag scoring a record 219 in oneday international. "I expected him to score a double century in ODIs as he is capable of playing fast and fearless cricket," he said while...
  • Whatmore in running for Pak coaching post November 29, 2011

    Lahore: Former World Cupwinning Sri Lanka coach Dav Whatmore and exSouth Africa player Jonty Rhodes are in the reckoning for coaching positions with the Pakistan team, PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf said. In an interview with the Jang newspaper, Ashraf did not elaborate on the issue, but stated that Whatmore's name was...
  • When South Africa didn't choke November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: South Africa's proclivity for choking is infamous, but they have also been at the better end of some nailbiting Test and ODI wins since their return to international cricket 20 years ago. Following their famous win over Australia in Cape Town on Friday, after they were bowled out...
  • World's top players worth every penny at IPL: Jonty February 21, 2008

    Durban: The huge sums being shelled out by the Indian Premier League franchises for the world's top players have stunned the cricket world, but South Africa's Jonty Rhodes believes they are worth every penny. The Chennai team splashed out $1.5 million for Mahendra Singh Dhoni at a glitzy player auction...