SANJAY BANGAR

  • India's pace attack problems thing of the past, feels Sanjay Bangar November 15, 2014

    Pace attack may be seen as India's perennial problem overseas but it would be a thing of past come Australia series beginning next month, feels assistant coach Sanjay Bangar. With Umesh Yadav coming back into rhythm and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami already in the thick of things, Bangar on Saturday...
  • Rohit showed he has completely recovered from injury: Sanjay Bangar October 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Rohit Sharma showed no signs of the finger injury that kept him out of action for more than two months as he hammered the visiting Sri Lanka bowlers on Thursday making 142 off 111 balls, said India A coach Sanjay Bangar after his team won the warm-up game here. "Rohit...
  • CLT20: Our players need to challenge their own levels, says KXIP coach Bangar September 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab may have shown their mettle, winning two games so far in the Champions League T20, but the team coach Sanjay Bangar said that there is still a scope for improvement. "I just feel there is a scope for lot of improvement. I believe that our players need...
  • IPL, CLT20 great platforms for young talents: Akshar Patel September 22, 2014

    Chandigarh: Eyeing a berth in the series against West Indies, Kings XI Punjab spinner Akshar Patel feels that IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters to prove their mettle. "Both IPL and CLT20 are great platforms for the youngsters. If you do well here, you immediately get recognized," the...
  • Never term coaches as Indian or overseas, says Sanjay Bangar September 18, 2014

    India's assistant cricket coach Sanjay Bangar feels competence, not nationality, should be the sole criteria while judging a coach and criticism should never be based on whether the person is an Indian or not. "It should never be termed as an Indian or an overseas coach. We need to get over...
  • CLT20: Kings XI are focussed on getting the best out of players, says Bangar September 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar says the focus of his side is to get the best out their players in the Champions League Twenty20 as they prepare to take on Hobart Hurricanes in a Group B match, on Thursday. Riding on their strong batting lineup, Kings XI put up...
  • CLT20: Debutants Kings XI Punjab optimistic after an impressive IPL September 11, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab looked a completely different side in season seven of the Indian Premier League (IPL) where they stormed into the final of the tournament and were the most consistent performers of the 2014 edition of the cashrich Twenty20 league. Sanjay Bangar's incisive behindthescenes management helped Punjab pick some...
  • Indian coaches have burnt their bridges August 21, 2014

    What exactly is the role of Ravi Shastri, the new director of cricket operations of the Indian team now in England to complete a tortuous tour playing five onedayers and a Twenty20 game after losing the fiveTest series 13? It is not the role of the former India allrounder but the...
  • Ravi Shastri appointed Team India Director for ODI series in England August 19, 2014

    In a surprise move on Tuesday, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) named former India captain Ravi Shastri as Director, Indian Team, for the fivematch ODI series against England besides appointing Sanjay Bangar as assistant to chief coach Duncan Fletcher. While the appointment of Bangar, who came into...
  • Kings XI Punjab had faith in Sehwag's capabilities, says Bangar June 4, 2014

    Though Virender Sehwag is going through a rough phase but Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar said the team had full confidence in the dashing opener's capabilities in the IPL 7. Riding on Sehwag's scintillating ton, Punjab cruised to a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings to enter the final of...
  • IPL 7 Review: All's well that ends well as cricket restores faith June 2, 2014

    Unlike the previous editions of the Indian Premier League, which were marred by various controversies and scandals, this year the focus was shifted back to cricket. The seventh installment of the league was played out in two countries the UAE and India due to the 2014 general elections,...
  • IPL 7: Virender Sehwag credits Punjab's success to Sanjay Bangar May 31, 2014

    Mercurial Kings XI Punjab opener Virender Sehwag has credited coach Sanjay Bangar for his team's success in this year's IPL. Riding on Sehwag's 50ball ton, Punjab stormed into their first IPL final with a 24run victory over Chennai Super Kings in the second qualifier on Friday. Sehwag also compared Bangar to...
  • Our batsmen got a bit flustered by rain: Sanjay Bangar May 28, 2014

    Kolkata: Following their 28run defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL Qualifier 1 here on Wednesday, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar said that the frequent drizzle in the middle flustered their batsmen. Rain interrupted proceedings for 25 minutes when KKR were 113/5 and in KXIP's pursuit...
  • We are not wary of the partisan Eden crowd: Bangar May 26, 2014

    Kolkata: A jampacked Eden Gardens could be intimidating for any team but table toppers Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar said they're not wary of the partisan Kolkata crowd and are looking forward to revel in the challenging conditions. Eden Gardens always boosts of an electrifying crowd as the vociferous 70,000...
  • IPL 7: Punjab not taking Kolkata lightly, says Shaun Marsh May 26, 2014

    They might have finished their IPL 2014 campaign at the top, but Kings XI Punjab are wary of the challenge that lies ahead when they take on Kolkata Knight Riders in the qualifiers at the Eden Gardens on May 27, said Australian import Shaun Marsh. "Obviously, we finished at top of...
  • We drifted in the middle overs: Sanjay Bangar May 22, 2014

    Mohali: Handed a shock defeat by tournament laggards Mumbai Indians, Kings XI Punjab coach Sanjay Bangar feels the failure to capitalise on a good start cost his side the IPL game here. Having set a target of 157, Mumbai Indians won the game comfortably by seven wickets riding on an unbeaten...
  • Isn't it time for an Indian to take over as Team India's Coach? May 12, 2014

    India have won the ODI World Cup twice, the Inaugural T20 World Cup, became No. 1 in ICC Test rankings and won the last Champions Trophy. Quite an impressive record compared to most of other ICC teams. Indian players have fared well in recent years with Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid,...
  • Kings XI Punjab's success mantra Indian coach, simple approach May 1, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab are setting new benchmarks of success in the Indian Premier League, and the UAE fans will miss the Punjabi flavour that was too spicy for KXIP's opponents over the past two weeks but relished throughout the Emirates. Five matches, five wins, 10 points, top of the tree ...
  • Kings XI Punjab appoint Sanjay Bangar as assistant coach January 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: Kings XI Punjab have roped in former India allrounder Sanjay Bangar as their assistant coach for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier League. Former Railways skipper Bangar has been instrumental in leading his Ranji team to victory at various platforms. Commenting on his appointment, Bangar said it would be...
  • BCCI to reward Wasim Jaffer, Amol Muzumdar and other domestic stars September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Five veteran domestic cricketers, four of whom have represented India, have been included in an extension of the one-time payment the BCCI gave to former players. They are Wasim Jaffer, Sanjay Bangar, Sairaj Bahutule, S Sriram and Amol Muzumdar; the first four represented India while Muzumdar remains the...
  • Railways' Sanjay Bangar announces retirement January 1, 2013

    Kolkata: The former India batsman and Railways skipper, Sanjay Bangar, has announced his retirement after leading his team to a 122run win over Bengal in their round nine match of the ongoing Ranji Trophy season. The veteran allrounder's firstclass career spanned 19 years, which included 165 matches from which he scored...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A, Round 4: Madhya Pradesh rout Bengal November 27, 2012

    Indore: Madhya Pradesh (MP) routed Bengal by 138 runs here to gain the first outright victory of the season. Chasing 277 for victory, Bengal were skittled out for 138 on last day of the match. Ishwar Pandey was the wreckerinchief as he snapped up a fivewicket haul. Sami Ahmed's hattrick...
  • Ranji, Group A, Round 4: Punjab, Railways dominate day one November 24, 2012

    Punjab's mediumpacer Sandeep Sharma grabbed a sevenwicket haul to skittle Saurashtra out for 90 in the first innings on day one of their Group A match at Mohali. Punjab surpassed Saurashtra's total and were 125 for 5 at stumps. Saurashtra were 73 for 1 at one stage and were looking set...
  • Bangar and Chopra on opening with Sehwag November 23, 2012

    On the occasion of Virender Sehwag's 100th Test match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium against England starting Friday, two of his former opening partners shared with Cricketnext their experience of batting with him in Test cricket. Former India opener Sanjay Bangar was part of the Test squad in England in 2002...
  • They didn't shine bright but they are cricket stars October 6, 2007

    Yograj Singh is famous as cricketer Yuvraj Singh's father. Rewind to the late 1970s and Yograj was a star in his own right. He was a dashing allrounder and was considered at par with his friend, Kapil Dev. When Indian cricket was looking for young blood, two names caught the selectors...