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Former India coach John Wright returning to Derbyshire

Former India coach John Wright returning to Derbyshire

Former New Zealand and India coach John Wright is to return to Derbyshire to oversee their upcoming campaign in English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 22:22 PM IST
Former coach hails Kumble, Dravid as 'best guys available to better cricket in India'

Former coach hails Kumble, Dravid as 'best guys available to better cricket in India'

India will host New Zealand for a three-match Test series, starting September 22, before playing five ODI matches.

Sep 14, 2016, 21:29 PM IST
Anil Kumble's new move: After 'buddy programme', 'drum session', Indian coach forms 'fine-committee' – Details inside

Anil Kumble's new move: After 'buddy programme', 'drum session', Indian coach forms 'fine-committee' – Details inside

To make sure that the players focus on punctuality, Kumble had earlier told that a fine of 50$ will be imposed on those who are late in boarding the team bus.

Jul 17, 2016, 16:00 PM IST
New into India job, Anil Kumble reintroduces 'buddy programme' — Find out what it is!

New into India job, Anil Kumble reintroduces 'buddy programme' — Find out what it is!

It's revealed that during India's tour of Australia in 2001, Wright assigned a partner to each member of the team, usually pairing a batsman with a bowler.

Jul 03, 2016, 17:31 PM IST
India vs New Zealand: Indore gears up to host its first ever Test in upcoming series

India vs New Zealand: Indore gears up to host its first ever Test in upcoming series

So far, India has remained unbeaten at the Holkar stadium as they have won all the four ODIs played there.

Jun 29, 2016, 21:11 PM IST
John Wright hails 'passionate' Virat Kohli, tips India to win 2016 T20 World Cup

John Wright hails 'passionate' Virat Kohli, tips India to win 2016 T20 World Cup

After taking over from Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the skipper of Indian Test team, Kohli has lead to two successive series wins -- in Sri Lanka and against South Africa at home.

Dec 13, 2015, 23:07 PM IST
Umesh Yadav has potential to fill my shoes: Zaheer Khan

Umesh Yadav has potential to fill my shoes: Zaheer Khan

Umesh Yadav has the potential to step into my shoes, says Zaheer Khan.

Oct 16, 2015, 16:21 PM IST
John Wright describes Jagmohan​ Dalmiya as 'best boss' he has worked for

John Wright describes Jagmohan​ Dalmiya as 'best boss' he has worked for

 Former Indian cricket team head coach John Wright has described late Jagmohan Dalmiya as a "pragmatic" cricket administrator and "best boss" he has worked for.

Sep 22, 2015, 21:30 PM IST
Mumbai Indians celebrate their second IPL triumph

Mumbai Indians celebrate their second IPL triumph

A triumphant Mumbai Indians team celebrated their second IPL title at the iconic Wankhede stadium as its scores of fans thronged to stadium to cheer for the winning team.

May 25, 2015, 22:41 PM IST
Good start crucial for India: John Wright

Good start crucial for India: John Wright

Former India coach John Wright feels that Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men can do well in the cricket World Cup beginning on Saturday and a difficult build-up to the showpiece event would not matter much if they regain confidence by having a good start.

Feb 08, 2015, 19:27 PM IST
Indian bowlers must back batsmen in World Cup: John Wright

Indian bowlers must back batsmen in World Cup: John Wright

Former India cricket coach John Wright feels the only way the current team can defend its World Cup title is by backing its exciting batting line-up with a much-improved bowling effort than what it has shown of late.

Jan 13, 2015, 19:22 PM IST
Ricky Ponting replaces John Wright as head coach of Mumbai Indians

Ricky Ponting replaces John Wright as head coach of Mumbai Indians

After spending two seasons in the team as a player, Australia's two-time World Cup-winning captain Ricky Ponting was on Wednesday appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians ahead of Indian Premier League 8 in place of John Wright.

Dec 10, 2014, 19:38 PM IST
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.

Sep 14, 2014, 13:41 PM IST
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.

Sep 10, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

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.

May 29, 2014, 10:34 AM IST

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.

May 06, 2014, 00:19 AM IST

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.

Apr 16, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

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.

Apr 02, 2014, 22:19 PM IST

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.

Oct 06, 2013, 12:06 PM IST

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.

Oct 04, 2013, 20:26 PM IST