Shane Bond

  • Bond confident his fast bowlers will rattle Bangladesh October 7, 2013

    New Zealand fastbowling coach Shane Bond isn't worried about the slow and low tracks in Bangladesh and hopes his pacers can still make their presence felt in the upcoming Test series against the hosts. Bangladesh, feels Bond, have always been susceptible to fast bowling, which is one of the reasons he...
  • Australia right to ban players, says Shane Bond March 12, 2013

    Former New Zealand paceman Shane Bond has come out in support of the Australian team management's decision to axe four players from the next Test of the ongoing tour of India, saying it will reap long-term rewards for the side. Team's vice-captain Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Usman Khawaja...
  • Bond accuses NZ coach for Taylor's sacking January 18, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond has accused national coach Mike Hesson of "sabotage" in his handling of the sacking of captain Ross Taylor, inflaming a crisis in New Zealand cricket ahead of a home series against England. A letter written by Bond to New Zealand Cricket under legal...
  • New Zealand seek Murali's help on Sri Lanka tour October 24, 2012

    Test cricket's leading wickettaker Muttiah Muralitharan will be asked to pass on his expertise to New Zealand's bowlers and batsmen on their tour of Sri Lanka, the country's head coach has said. The New Zealandbased members of the team leave for the tour, which includes a Twenty20 match, five one day...
  • Shane Bond named New Zealand bowling coach October 19, 2012

    Wellington: Former paceman Shane Bond was appointed New Zealand's bowling coach on Friday, ahead of a tough international season that includes Test series against South Africa, England and Sri Lanka. Bond, 37, said he had aspired to the role since 2010, when a succession of injuries that blighted his oncepromising career...
  • 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...
  • New Zealand board did an Uturn on me: Bond April 2, 2008

    New Delhi: Kiwi tearaway bowler Shane Bond is a disillusioned man these days. Despite a written agreement between him and the New Zealand board about joining the ICL, he is not being allowed to play International as well as domestic cricket in New Zealand. He shared his future plans with...
  • Bond's ICL bond threatens his county deal February 28, 2008

    Welligton: Fast bowler Shane Bond left New Zealand to play in the rebel Indian Cricket League, clinging to hope the ICL will eventually be officially recognized and that his international career may resume. ''I'm sure the restraint of trade things will eventually be tested and who knows what will open...
  • Malinga is cricket's sexiest man: Poll June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Sri Lanka walloped the Men in Blue in the first round, sending Team India packing. Now, a survey makes it seem that the Lankans are a better looking lot than Indian cricket team too. The 'Sexiest Men in Cricket' poll featured neither Dhoni with his funky hairdo, nor Dravid...