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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.