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  • CLT20: Hurricanes can take lot of positives from their loss, says coach Damien Wright Yesterday

    Mohali: Losing their opening Champions League Twenty20 tie against Kings XI Punjab, Hobart Hurricanes coach Damien Wright admitted he was disappointed but said his side would take a lot of positives from the game. "Disappointed but there are a lot of positives we are going to take out of the game,...
  • Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians, says coach John Wright 6 days ago

    Raipur: After being beaten by Lahore Lions in their first Champions League T20 qualifier, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright said the defending champions lost because of a poor start with the bat in the absence of regular skipper Rohit Sharma, who has been ruled out due to injury. "Well yeah,...
  • Mumbai Indians to name captain for CLT20 soon: John Wright September 11, 2014

    Raipur: Defending champions Mumbai Indians' head coach John Wright said that the side will name a replacement skipper by Thursday after Rohit Sharma was ruled out of the Champions League Twenty20. Sharma sustained a fracture in the middle finger during the second ODI against England at Cardiff and missed the remaining...
  • Chennai outplayed us in all departments, says MI coach Wright May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Crashed out of the Indian Premier League after going down to Chennai Super Kings in the Eliminator, Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright admitted that the reigning champions were completely outplayed in all departments of the game. "We had a lot of confidence going into the match because in the...
  • An embargo on Mumbai Indians' bench-strength April 28, 2014

    Four defeats in a row is not how you expect the trophy-holders 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...
  • Mumbai Indians' slump 'hurting' Sachin Tendulkar April 26, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar is no longer playing for the Mumbai Indians, but the side's continuing slide in IPL 7 is "hurting" the team's 'Icon' and mentor, according to coach John Wright. "We knew Sachin wasn't going to play IPL this year. He's part of the dugout and the change room, hurting with...
  • Rohit Sharma one of the most natural captains: MI coach John Wright April 16, 2014

    Heaping praise on Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma, coach John Wright said that the youngster was "one of most natural captains" and under-estimating him as a leader would be a mistake. "Rohit is one of those guys who just jump into the role and fit into it like a glove," Wright...
  • Having Sachin Tendulkar around will be great: MI coach John Wright April 12, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said the batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's presence as an 'icon' will be a great boost for the team in the IPL 7. "Sachin is a big part of our franchise and should be here. It will be great to see him again...
  • Original Harry Potter artwork to go under the hammer March 23, 2014

    London: Two pieces of original artwork from the covers of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books are set to go under the hammer. The watercolours, painted by artist Cliff Wright, are featured on the second and third instalments of the book series, reported Contactmusic. One of pieces, which was featured on the...
  • Injured Luke Wright ruled out of World Twenty20 March 22, 2014

    England allrounder Luke Wright will miss the World Twenty20 with a side strain and Craig Kieswetter will replace him in the side, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Saturday. Barely hours before the already-depleted English side begin their Super 10 campaign against New Zealand in Chittagong, 29-year-old Wright joined Joe...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies March 3, 2014

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the match...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 1st T20 January 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Australia captain George Bailey won the toss and opted to bat against England in the first Twenty20 in Hobart. After a closely fought ODI series, Australia and England shift their focus to the shortest format of the game. Playing XI:...
  • Life changes completely as a parent, says Anoushka Shankar December 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Motherhood has brought a lot of changes in sitarist Anoushka Shankar's life, who now plans all her concerts carefully as she does not like to travel without her two-year-old son Zubin Wright Shankar. The 32-year-old musician, who will perform in the Capital tomorrow, says despite the changes, she...
  • I never sought John Wright's apology: Sourav Ganguly November 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Wednesday denied that he had wanted then coach John Wright to apologise to Virender Sehwag for having grabbed the dashing batsman by the scruff of his collar during an ODI match in England in 2002. "I was not even present when the incident took place....
  • Sachin enjoying his cricket: John Wright October 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright on Friday said batting great Sachin Tendulkar is enjoying his cricket. "Sachin is just enjoying his cricket. He is excited to be in the Champions League Twenty20 semi-final. He likes playing on these occasions," said the 59-year-old Wright, on the eve of the...
  • John Wright hoping match against Scorchers is not their last outing October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said the washout match against Otago Volts dented their chances in the Champions League and hoped the must-win game against Perth Scorchers here Wednesday does not turn out to be their last outing in the Twenty20 tournament. Mumbai Indians have been left with...
  • The ball is in Mumbai Indians court now: coach John Wright September 22, 2013

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indian coach John Wright said the loss to Rajasthan Royals in the Champions League Twenty20 has come as a jolt to his IPL winner team, which now has a fair idea as to where it stands. "We knew that it was going to be a tough match against Rajasthan...
  • England and Australia move from Associates to adversaries September 6, 2013

    Leeds: England and Ireland both competed in one-off ODIs against Associate-level opposition on the same day earlier this week, but at the back of their minds both teams would have had each other as the priority. The first of five ODIs starts at Headingley on Friday, and both teams will...
  • Emmy nominations for actress in a TV drama series July 18, 2013

    Los Angeles: The Primetime Emmy nominations for best actress in a television drama series have been announced in Los Angeles by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Connie Britton, 'Nashville'; Claire Danes,'Homeland'; Michelle Dockery, 'Downton Abbey'; Vera Farmiga, 'Bates Motel'; Elisabeth Moss, 'Mad Men';...
  • Mumbai Indians grew stronger as IPL progressed: John Wright May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright commended his team for winning their first Indian Premier League title and maintaining consistency in the two-month-long tournament. "I am delighted for the boys. It is a tough tournament to win. It is long and there is a lot of travelling involved. The team grew...
  • The way Sachin played was good for us: John Wright May 10, 2013

    Pune: Impressed with the way Sachin Tendulkar played in their last IPL match, Mumbai Indians coach John Wright on Friday said on a lighter note that "life begins at 40", referring to the senior India cricketer. "Well, I think he is past that problematic age of 39 (laughs). Life begins at...
  • Losing Yuvraj, Wright in same over was turning point: Walters April 29, 2013

    Raipur: Pune Warriors India's assistant coach Rob Walters said losing the wickets of Yuvraj Singh and Luke Wright in the same over proved to be the turning point in his team's 15-run loss to the Delhi Daredevils. Losing yet again from a winning position has put Pune in a precarious position...
  • IPL 6 week 3 review: Gaylestorm and Kallis' unwanted stat April 25, 2013

    Entertainer of the week There is but one man who can thrill the senses in the most unbridled way - Christopher Henry Gayle. Anyone who witnessed Gayle's audacious assault on the hapless Pune Warriors bowling in Bangalore on Tuesday will testify to having seen the most amazing innings played in Twenty20...
  • Miller took the game away from us, says Wright April 22, 2013

    Mohali: Despite posting a challenging total of 185 runs at Mohali, riding on a blistering knock by Luke Wright, Pune Warriors India got another thrashing at the hands of Kings XI Punjab on Sunday. Wright, who smashed a whirlwind 34 off just 10 deliveries, expressed his disappointment in an interview to...
  • Miller and Mandeep clinch an astonishing win for Punjab April 22, 2013

    Mohali: In his first match of the season - and much belated, many will say - England's Twenty20 journeyman Luke Wright experienced almost the full gamut of emotions that an allrounder can. Batting for the first time in the IPL, Wright made an immediate impact with the bat as he...
  • Selecting playing eleven is the hardest thing to do: Wright April 16, 2013

    Jaipur: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Tuesday said that his IPL side has plenty of talented players and selecting the playing eleven sometimes becomes the hardest thing. "We have so many talented players like Glen Maxwell, Yuzvendra Chahal, Nathan Nile, Dwayne Smith and even an experienced bowler Munaf Patel could...
  • We have put behind loss against RCB: John Wright April 9, 2013

    Chennai: Mumbai Indians coach John Wright Friday said that his side has put behind their opening game defeat and was focusing on how to beat Chennai Super Kings in their second IPL match here Saturday. "Losing is not fun. We are looking forward to the game against Chennai Super Kings on...