Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians: John Wright
Rohit Sharma's absence felt by Mumbai Indians: John Wright

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.

Rohit Sharma will not play Champions League T20: John Wright
Rohit Sharma will not play Champions League T20: John Wright

Defending champions Mumbai Indians head coach John Wright today said that skipper Rohit Sharma will not play in the Champions League T20 tournament.

IPL: Chennai outplayed us in all departments, says Wright

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.

IPL: Zaheer unlikely to play today, says Wright

Mumbai Indians left-arm pace bowler Zaheer Khan is unlikely to play against the Royal Challengers Bangalore in their IPL clash at the Wankhede stadium tomorrow, after injuring his bowling arm in the previous game here last Saturday.

Rohit is one of the most natural captains, says John Wright

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.

Corey Anderson may lose half of IPL salary following finger injury in World T20 game

New Zealand hero Corey Anderson may reportedly lose half of his 866,000-dollar Indian Premier League (IPL) auction price after he injured his finger in Monday`s World Twenty20 defeat to Sri Lanka.

Mumbai know conditions better than Royals: Wright

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright says their familiarity with the conditions at the Freozshah Kotla gives them edge in the Champion League Twenty20 final against Rajasthan Royals, who will play out of their comfort zone.

Tendulkar`s experience on Kotla track will be crucial: Wright

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright today said senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar`s experience of playing on the slow and turning Feroze Shah Kotla track will play a crucial role in tomorrow`s semi-final clash against Trinidad and Tobago here.

Wright hoping match against Scorchers is not their last outing

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright today said the washout match against Otago Volts dented their chances in the Champions League and hoped the must-win game against Perth Scorchers here tomorrow does not turn out to be their last outing in the Twenty20 tournament.

The ball is in our court now: John Wright

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.

Duncan Fletcher likely to retain the crease

Fletcher’s success with the national team has settled the debate over foreign coach vs Indian coach.

Mumbai Indians coach Wright counts IPL win as one of `top achievements`

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.

Tendulkar unlikely to play in final, says Wright

The Eden Gardens could be deprived of Sachin Tendulkar`s batting for the second game running as Mumbai Indians coach John Wright today said the veteran cricketer is "unlikely" to play in Sunday’s final against Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League.

The way Tendulkar played was good for us: Wright

Impressed with the way Sachin Tendulkar played in their last IPL match, Mumbai Indians coach John Wright today said on a lighter note that "life begins at 40", referring to the senior India cricketer.

Selecting playing eleven is the hardest thing to do: Wright

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said on Tuesday that his IPL side have plenty of talented players and selecting the playing eleven sometimes becomes the hardest thing.

We have put behind loss against RCB: Wright

Mumbai Indians coach John Wright said on Friday 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 on Saturday.

John Wright appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians

Former India coach John Wright was today appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians IPL team ahead of season six which begins on April 3.

Wright dismisses ICC idea of Day-Night Tests

Former India coach John Wright on Friday disapproved the ICC initiative to host day/night Test matches, saying the purists like to play under the sunlight.

India won`t have a cake-walk playing England: Wright

Former India coach and New Zealand cricketer John Wright on Thursday pointed out that hosts will miss the experience of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman in the middle during the upcoming India-England Test series.

Ganguly reminds me of McEnroe: Wright

Iconic cricketer Sourav Ganguly`s television commentary reminds former India coach John Wright of ecletic tennis superstar John McEnroe, now a popular figure with the mic.