After Kings XI Punjab stormed into their first IPL final riding on Virender Sehwag`s century, the opener compared coach Sanjay Bangar to former India coach Gary Kirsten, who was in charge when the team triumphed in the 2011 World Cup.
The Delhi Daredevils management was so desperate to change it`s fortunes this season, that they didn`t retain any of their players before the auction and even out-rightly ignored their one time skipper and face of the team, Virender Sehwag.
Mushtaq Ahmed has turned down an offer to re-join the struggling Delhi Daredevils team for the remaining part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) as he is all set to become the spin consultant of the national team.
Decimated in their most recent IPL match, there is some good news for the beleaguered Delhi Daredevils with their injured English skipper Kevin Pietersen saying that he expects to be fit for the team`s next game in Dubai.
In awe of his coach Gary Kirsten, Delhi Daredevils pacer Nathan Coulter-Nile says the South African has provided him a never-before-experienced insight into cricket in general and his bowling in particular.
The Delhi Daredevils on Saturday unveiled their brand new jersey for the seventh edition of the Indian Premier league with a tie-up with the country`s largest online and mobile classifieds portal classified, Quikr, here on Saturday.
The Delhi Daredevils team management, comprising of skipper Kevin Pietersen and coach Gary Kirsten, will have to fret over Murali Vijay`s opening partner before Royal Challengers Bangalore come calling in their opening IPL fixture on April 17 at Sharjah.
The ICC today paved the way for Associate Members to earn Test status by introducing the `ICC Test Challenge` which will take place every four years between lowest ranked Test team and winner of ICC Inter-Continental Cup.
It is now a known fact that Delhi Daredevils` spin department is one of the weakest among the eight teams playing in the seventh edition of the IPL and that was perhaps the reason why Shahbaz Nadeem and Rahul Sharma had 30-odd minutes of "spot bowling", here today.
There has been a lot of talk about whether the decision of not retaining Virender Sehwag was justified, but Delhi Daredevils coach Gary Kirsten feels that irrespective how it pans out, that was the only way forward.
Graeme Smith believes South Africa are in safe hands, despite his retirement as captain and the recent departures of coach Gary Kirsten and all rounder Jacques Kallis, because the squad are still brimming with experience.
England`s limited-overs coach Ashley Giles has insisted that he still wants to replace Andy Flower as the team`s head coach despite their humiliating 45-run defeat by minnows the Netherlands in the World Twenty20.