Mumbai Indians coach Wright counts IPL win as one of `top achievements`
Wellington: Indian Premier League franchise Mumbai Indians (MI) coach John Wright has said that his team`s win in the 2013 IPL season ranks among his top achievements.
Admitting that the pressure was immense, Wright, however, said that the outcome of the finals was second only in satisfaction to coaching India to their come from behind 2-1 series win at home over Australia in 2001.
However, he complimented the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) coach and former New Zealand skipper Stephen Fleming, saying that he should not be underestimated even though the team lost to MI, as Fleming has won two matches with CSK.
According to the former New Zealand cricketer, the campaign of MI was built upon trusting oneself and being fearless, along with aggressiveness while fielding, adding that he is satisfied to come back to India and once again have success as a coach .
Mumbai took a while to sort out their best lineup, before claiming the two million dollars first prize. Captain Ricky Ponting had to be discarded and one million-dollar purchase Glenn Maxwell only got two games because teams are limited to four overseas players on the park.