India's bowling coach Joe Dawes on Tuesday affirmed that he was not sacked by the BCCI instead they parted ways "amicably" even as he was very much interested in working with the team at the upcoming World Cup.
Legendary Indian batsman, VVS Laxman has endorsed Ravi Shastri and the support staff to stay, at least till next year's World Cup. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) appointed Shastri as the team director following the 3-1 drubbing in the Test series in England.
Holding their last practice session before being forced to go on a break by the BCCI, India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding consultant Trevor Penney made the players `sweat` before the one-off practice game ahead of the five-match ODI series starting August 25.
Two days ahead of their practice game versus Middlesex at Lord`s, Team India regrouped with a net-session here with under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher and bowling coach Joe Dawes overseeing proceedings ahead of the five-match ODI series starting August 25.
Former England captain Alec Stewart on Tuesday batted for under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher, saying the Zimbabwean cannot be held responsible for India`s pathetic show in England since a coach can only guide and execution on the field was players` job.
Cracking the whip following India`s shambolic Test series against England, The BCCI today sidelined coach Duncan Fletcher by appointing former captain Ravi Shastri as the Team Director while giving a "break" to bowling coach Joe Dawes and fielding coach Trevor Penny for the upcoming one-day series.
India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes was apprehensive about Ishant Sharma`s fitness, saying the pace spearhead will undergo tests in the next few days after missing out on the second test due to a sore leg.
Kings XI Punjab bowling coach Joe Dawes says there is a tendency in Indian cricket to over-bowl the fast bowlers and suggests that it is imperative to strike a balance to ensure quality is not compromised.
India`s bowling coach Joe Dawes has been under-fire for quite sometime as his `out of the box` coaching methods are simply not working and there was a distinct lack of energy evident among the Indian players ahead of their opening warm-up tie against Sri Lanka tomorrow.
Indian bowlers might have drawn flak after failing to win the first cricket Test on a responsive wicket at Johannesburg, but bowling coach Joe Dawes backed his wards, saying "sometimes they get unwarranted criticism".