Russell Domingo

  • South Africa coach defends Philander in ball tampering row 3 days ago

    Galle: South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Saturday denied his team was earning a reputation for ball tampering after Vernon Philander become the second bowler in the last nine months to be fined for the offence. Philander was on Friday fined 75 per cent of his match fees after footage emerged...
  • South Africa happy with Test warm-up ahead of Australia series February 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: A century by Faf du Plessis and a first session in the middle for wicketkeeper AB de Villiers since hand surgery has left South Africa satisfied with preparations for the Test series against Australia. South Africa, who host a buoyant Australian side fresh from their Ashes triumph in a three-Test...
  • Don't write Indian bowlers off, says SA coach Russel Domingo December 25, 2013

    Durban: South Africa coach Russel Domingo said that it will be a foolish thing to "write off the Indian bowling attack" as the pitch at Kingsmead isn't exactly to the liking of the home team as they square off in the series decider here Thursday. "Everyone writes them off, but they...
  • No Tendulkar makes life easier for Proteas: SA coach Domingo December 10, 2013

    Johanesburg: Rubbing salt into the wounds after inflicting two humiliating defeats, South Africa coach Russell Domingo declared that it will be easier for the home team to plan against India as visitors lack the "calming influence" of Sachin Tendulkar in their dressing room. Tendulkar, who retired from international cricket last month...
  • Russell Domingo to stick to seven batsmen in playing XI in Tests December 9, 2013

    Durban: South Africa coach Russell Domingo on Monday indicated that he would prefer to continue with seven batsmen in the playing eleven against India in the upcoming two-match Test series. South Africa today made no changes to their Test squad for the series against India, retaining the 15 who drew the...
  • India will be a tough challenge for South Africa: Coach December 4, 2013

    Johannesburg: South African coach Russell Domingo said the series against India starting on Thursday with the first ODI here at the Wanderers will be a tough assignment for the Proteas. South Africa lost the recent ODI series at home against Pakistan, but Domingo feels that the three ODIs and the two...
  • SA coach expects his bowlers to strike back October 20, 2013

    Dubai: South Africa coach Russell Domingo expects his bowlers to strike back after Pakistan took a shock 1-0 lead in the two-match Test series with a seven-wicket victory. It was South Africa's first defeat in the last 16 Test matches and puts in danger their seven-year record of not losing a...
  • 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...
  • 'Tsotsobe not originally part of tour squad' confirms SA coach August 9, 2013

    Johannesburg: Russell Domingo, coach of the South African cricket team, has revealed that Lonwabo Tsotsobe was not in the original squad for the recent tour of Sri Lanka and that there were concerns over the left-arm pace bowler's fitness and work ethic. "I would like to state categorically and very honestly...
  • South Africa name Domingo as new coach May 11, 2013

    Johannesburg: Russell Domingo has been handed the huge task of taking over from World Cup winner Gary Kirsten as the new coach of South Africa's cricket team. Domingo was promoted from his position as assistant less than 24 hours after Kirsten announced he would not be taking up an offer...
  • Domingo named SA T20 coach for NZ, Pak series December 13, 2012

    Cape Town: Russell Domingo will take over as coach of South Africa's Twenty20 team for upcoming series against New Zealand and Pakistan, giving Gary Kirsten a chance to focus on Test and one-day preparations as well as spend more time with his young family. Domingo, who was already assistant coach of...
  • Tahir likely to play first Test against Australia November 5, 2012

    Sydney: South Africa will be looking to play legspinner Imran Tahir and opt against playing four specialist pace bowlers in Friday's opening Test against Australia, a team coach said on Monday. Tahir proved expensive in the South Africa's drawn three-day tour match with Australia A, finishing with 2 for 157 off...