Mumbai Indians practice gathers pace with arrival of bowling coach Shane Bond
Mumbai Indians practice gathers pace with arrival of bowling coach Shane Bond

The preparation of former IPL champions Mumbai Indians for the eight edition of the T20 tournament gathered pace on Friday as newly recruited bowling coach Shane Bond joined the side.

Brendon McCullum stunned by 'bizarre' New Zealand win
Brendon McCullum stunned by 'bizarre' New Zealand win

Record-breaking New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said a crushingly lopsided World Cup win over England here today was a "bizarre" achievement.

New Zealand almost perfect in demolition of England: Tim Southee
New Zealand almost perfect in demolition of England: Tim Southee

New Zealand had produced `almost the perfect performance` to destroy England in a World Cup match that lasted less than 50 overs on Friday.

Mumbai Indians appoints Shane Bond as bowling coach
Mumbai Indians appoints Shane Bond as bowling coach

Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond was on Friday appointed as the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians for the 2015 Indian Premier League season.

Shane Bond to step down as New Zealand bowling coach after World Cup
Shane Bond to step down as New Zealand bowling coach after World Cup

New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond will step down after the World Cup, the country`s cricket board said on Friday.

New Zealand ready for Pakistan challenge: Shane Bond
New Zealand ready for Pakistan challenge: Shane Bond

New Zealand`s bowling coach Shane Bond on Saturday said the team was looking forward to pitting their wits against the in-form Pakistani spin attack in the forthcoming three match test series.

Mohammed Shami should work on his run-up: Shoaib Akhtar

Former Pakistan tearaway fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar`s suggestion for India rising pace sensation Mohammed Shami is to "work on his run-up" as he feels the talented speedster "has the potential to serve Indian cricket for a long, long time".

Batsmen’s ultimate nightmare – Mitchell Johnson and Dale Steyn

In contemporary cricket, Mitchell Johnson and Dale Steyn have given sleepless nights to many top class batsmen in the world.

Shane Bond slams `dead, flat` Kiwi wickets for failing to lift `miserly` Test ranking

Former New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond has slammed the dead and flat wickets in domestic and Test pitches, saying that they did nothing to promote the New Zealand`s game and lift its miserly Test ranking.

Chittagong Test: Bangladesh vs New Zealand - Preview

Test cricket`s under-achievers New Zealand and Bangladesh will strive to resurrect their fortunes after a dismal run when they open a two-match series in Chittagong on Wednesday.

Consistency more important than pace, says Shane Bond

New Zealand bowling coach Shane Bond has said that players need to be consistent in their performances rather than striving to show their fast bowling talents.

Cricketers salute Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 40th birthday

Approaching his 40th birthday, Sachin Tendulkar`s "insatiable hunger and incredible talent" has fetched him glowing tributes from fellow cricketers.

Shane Bond backs Oz decision to sack quartet

Former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond has backed Australia`s decision to suspend four players, including vice-captain Shane Watson from the third Test against India on disciplinary grounds, saying the move will augur well for the future of the team.

NZC boss White closes case on Ross Taylor`s dismissal as captain

New Zealand Cricket CEO David White has said that he has full faith in the management of the team.

Shane Bond appointed as New Zealand bowling coach

The New Zealand Cricket has appointed former speedster Shane Bond as the national bowling coach on Friday.

Shane Bond willing to become Black Caps’ bowling coach

Former New Zealand pacer Shane Bond has expressed his willingness to take up the role of bowling coach with the national team.

Bond takes first step towards fulltime coaching role

Shane Bond hopes that his new role as assistant coach with Central Districts is the first step in his journey towards a fulltime coaching.

Big-hitters hold key to Kiwis’ chances at 2011 World Cup

New Zealand’s batsmen must deliver the knockout blows for the Black Caps to have a successful World Cup campaign, former fast bowler Shane Bond has said.