Allan Donald

On this day in 1999, South Africa thrashed England in ICC World Cup clash

Openers Gary Kirsten (45) and Herschelle Gibbs (60) stitched a 111-run partnership for the opening wicket before Lance Klusener smashed a unbeaten knock of 48 to help South Africa post a decent score of 225/7.

May 22, 2020, 16:01 PM IST

Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

The 46-year-old became the sixth Indian to be included in the elite group, after Sunil Gavaskar, Bishan Bedi, Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and Rahul Dravid. 

Jul 19, 2019, 07:04 AM IST

India vs South Africa: Allan Donald, VVS Laxman slam India for Bhuvneshwar's omission

Former greats Allan Donald and VVS Laxman on Saturday slammed India's team selection for the second Test against South Africa, saying the move to play Ishant Sharma at the expense of Bhuvneshwar Kumar was baffling.

Jan 13, 2018, 20:01 PM IST

WATCH: Greatest ever ODI finish! When Australia shocked South Africa to enter 1999 World Cup final in Birmingham

Donald opted to head back instead of going towards the danger end at the first opportunity, and in the process of turning his way back, lost his bat. With Klusener already near the bowler's end, Donald finally decided to complete for the single. But it was too late. Run out was affected at the striker's end.

Jun 17, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

Sachin Tendulkar recalls his magical final over against South Africa in 1993 Hero Cup; gives credit to lucky mongoose — VIDEOS INSIDE

Tendulkar had failed with the bat but skipper Mohammad Azharuddin gave him the task to bowl the last over.

Jan 28, 2017, 19:10 PM IST

READ: What Lance Klusener told Allan Donald before unfortunate run-out in 1999 ICC ODI World Cup semis vs Aus

In that historic match, chasing 214, South Africa had lost their ninth wicket at the score of 198.

Jun 03, 2016, 09:53 AM IST

It's official: Allan Donald named Australia's bowling coach for Sri Lanka tour

The appointment of Donald comes after Western Australia bowling coach Adam Griffith was announced as the bowling coach for the tour of the West Indies in June, which precedes the Sri Lankan tour.

Apr 28, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Allan Donald likely to join Australian cricket team as interim bowling coach: Report

Donald took 330 Test and 272 one-day international wickets during an illustrious career for South Africa that spanned 10 years, from 1992 to 2002.

Apr 27, 2016, 09:59 AM IST

WATCH: When Allan Donald turned into a field umpire for Delhi Daredevils

During a practice match of DD at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium, under floodlights, Donald became an umpire.

Apr 06, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

Allan Donald steps down as Proteas bowling coach

Allan Donald has stepped down as bowling coach of South Africa, confirming his departure on Tuesday after four years in the role.

Apr 14, 2015, 16:22 PM IST

Allan Donald says Varun Aaron can play big role in RCB pace attack

Royal Challengers Bangalore bowling coach Allan Donald has said in the absence of Mitchell Starc and Adam Milne, who both had a very fruitful World Cup, pacer Varun Aaron can play an important role in the pace attack for RCB this IPL season.

Apr 10, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Experience of managing Indian pacers to help my RCB stint: Bharat Arun

New Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) bowling coach Bharat Arun said on Friday that his experience of managing the Indian cricket team's pacers in the World Cup gives him immense confidence of providing a creditable performance in his newest job.

Apr 03, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

MCG match is home game for India: SA bowling coach Allan Donald

With the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground set to see a large Indian crowd turning up to support their team on Sunday, current South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald today conceded that for the defending champions the game at MCG would be akin to playing at home.

Feb 20, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Allan Donald hopes South Africa can silence India fans

South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald says his team`s biggest challenge in Sunday`s World Cup blockbuster against India will be to adjust to the intimidating aura of the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Feb 20, 2015, 15:27 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Michael Hussey, Gary Kirsten, Allan Donald plotting India's downfall

South Africa's record against India in the World Cup has been an enviable 3-0, having convincingly won their matches in three editions ('92, '99 and 2011), but the Proteas are leaving no stone unturned to make it 4-0 when the two teams square off at the MCG on Sunday.

Feb 18, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Allan Donald says South Africa ready for World Cup opener against Zimbabwe

South Africa great Allan Donald, infamous for his run out against Australia in the 1999 World Cup semi-final, said today the Proteas were excited ahead of their 2015 opener.

Feb 14, 2015, 15:24 PM IST

ICC World Cup: Don't return as losers, Sports minister warns South African team

South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula has warned its cricket team of failure in the forthcoming World Cup, forbidding them from becoming "a bunch of losers".

Feb 05, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

Allan Donald confident of Proteas' bowling ripping through Windies' batting order

South Africa bowling coach Allan Donald is confident that his charges can rip through West Indies' batting order, despite the tourists being just two wickets down for 147 at stumps on day three of the second Test in Port Elizabethon Sunday.

Dec 29, 2014, 14:26 PM IST

Bouncer should not be outlawed: Allan Donald

South African pace legend Allan Donald has called on cricket bosses not to consider banning bouncers as they revisit safety in the sport in the wake of the tragic death of Australian cricketer Philip Hughes.

Nov 30, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Proteas Bowling Coach Allan Donald says Colombo Test was `best winning save`

Allan Donald, the South African cricket team`s bowling coach, has described his side`s remarkable defiance during the Test match played against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo as the best "winning save" he had ever experienced.

Aug 01, 2014, 12:54 PM IST