Shaun Pollock

  • Jacques Kallis the greatest allrounder of modern era: Shaun Pollock December 28, 2013

    Durban: Former South African captain Shaun Pollock termed Jacques Kallis as the "greatest allrounder of the modern era" and someone who can only be compared to the contemporary legends like Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Brian Lara to name a few. "In the modern era, he will go down as the...
  • Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels praise Kallis December 26, 2013

    Durban: Former South African captains Shaun Pollock and Kepler Wessels praised Jacques Kallis as one of South Africa's alltime great cricketers following the announcement that he will retire from Test cricket after this week's match against India at Kingsmead. Pollock said on Thursday that Kallis had been responsible for taking...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, a true ambassador of the game: Shaun Pollock November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Former South Africa captain Shaun Pollock has paid rich tributes to Sachin Tendulkar and termed the retiring batting great as "a true ambassador of the game". Tendulkar will be bid adieu to his 24yearold glorious career after playing in his 200th Test match against the West Indies, starting at...
  • MI's CLT20 fate no longer in own hands: Pollock October 19, 2012

    Cape Town: Facing elimination from Champions League Twenty20 after a loss and a washedout game, Mumbai Indians' bowling coach and mentor Shaun Pollock said the team's fate is no longer in its own hands. "It's disappointing for us. The Lions have won two games and the way the schedule has been...
  • MI need to stop Gayle, de Villiers: Pollock May 13, 2012

    Bangalore: Keeping his cards close to the chest, Mumbai Indians' coach Shaun Pollock on Sunday said his team certainly has a plan for RCB's batting lineup but hopes Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers do not fire against them in Monday's encounter. "We will be in trouble if we made...
  • Mumbai not to rush on Pollard return: Pollock May 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians will wait until Wednesday before deciding whether allrounder Kieron Pollard, recovering from a shoulder injury, could take the field against Royal Challengers Bangalore in an IPL clash at the Wankhede Stadium. "Pollard has put himself through the paces in the nets (today). You cannot rush shoulder injuries. We...
  • IPL is changing the face of cricket: Pollock May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Former South African fast bowler and captain Shaun Pollock feels the Indian Premier League (IPL) has done a world of good for the game of cricket and it is turning out to be an excellent laboratory for batsmen and bowlers to innovate more and more. Pollock, now a mentor...
  • Bhajji's wicket drought does not worry Pollock April 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians bowling coach and mentor Shaun Pollock on Thursday said that there is nothing to worry about captain Harbhajan Singh's extended lean patch with the ball. The Mumbai skipper has so far got only one wicket from seven Indian Premier League games, but Pollock feels it's just...
  • Pollock hints at Tendulkar absence against RR April 10, 2012

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar is likely to miss Wednesday's IPL 5 game against Rajasthan Royals but cannot be ruled out of the entire tournament, according to Mumbai Indians' team mentor and bowling coach Shaun Pollock. "It's a long tournament, so we give him every chance, every game to see if he...
  • Sachin can play like a kid again: Pollock March 28, 2012

    Mumbai: Shaun Pollock is an important member of the Mumbai Indians' support staff. As mentor and bowling coach, Pollock is one of the busiest men during practice sessions getting his men together and then putting them in various groups at the Wankhede Stadium. The former South African captain swiftly...
  • 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...