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Australia coach Justin Langer compares Steve Smith to Sachin Tendulkar

"Last week in Brisbane, Smith batted beautifully, he played an unbelievable shot off Nathan Coulter-Nile there - it was like watching Sachin bat," said Langer.

May 19, 2019, 15:01 PM IST

Australia coach Justin Langer names England 'red hot favourite' for Cricket World Cup 2019

There is always good rivalry between Australia and England and it's going to be nice for us to see how we're at against the best team in the world, Justin Langer said.

May 19, 2019, 13:09 PM IST

Sri Lanka cricket board files complaint on Muttiah Muralitharan following training ground bust-up

Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews was more conciliatory of his former teammate, acknowledging Muralitharan`s expertise.

Jul 25, 2016, 17:41 PM IST

Darren Lehmann admits to Ashes errors

Australia coach Darren Lehmann said both he and selection chief Rodney Marsh had to shoulder "a lot" of the blame for the team`s Ashes loss.

Aug 09, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen return could 'tear apart' England: John Buchanan

Recalling sacked Kevin Pietersen could "tear apart the fabric" of the England team because the batsman is like a child who wants to get his own way, according to former Australia coach John Buchanan.

Mar 27, 2015, 22:36 PM IST

Australia coach Darren Lehmann warns George Bailey to make runs

Australia coach Darren Lehmann Wednesday warned stand-in skipper George Bailey to make runs in his bid to cement his place in the One-Day International (ODI) side.

Feb 04, 2015, 15:30 PM IST

Charlesworth, Caldas win men's and women's Coach of the Year awards

Former Australia coach Ric Charlesworth and former Dutch coach Max Caldas were awarded the inaugural Coach of the Year for the men's and women's team respectively, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said here on Friday.

Jan 16, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Ange Postecoglou revolution takes shape for Australia

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou said his team could still get better at the Asian Cup after two emphatic wins showed his rebuilding efforts are paying off.

Jan 14, 2015, 12:54 PM IST

Asian Cup: Aussie skipper `not certain` for South Korea game

Australia coach Ange Postecoglou on Monday said captain Mile Jedinak could miss the rest of the Asian Cup group stages after injuring his ankle.

Jan 12, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

'Watson must contribute with the bat to justify all-rounder tag'

 Australia coach Darren Lehmann Sunday said Shane Watson must contribute to the team's cause with the bat to justify his all-rounder status.

Dec 21, 2014, 19:25 PM IST

India vs Australia: Josh Hazlewood ready for baggy green

Josh Hazlewood may finally earn his baggy green cap this week when Australia play India in the second Test of the four-match series at the Gabba. And giving that hint is non other than Australia coach Darren Lehman.

Dec 14, 2014, 23:28 PM IST

Rugby: Ewen McKenzie says `bunch of reasons` for Aussie exit

Australia coach Ewen McKenzie said there was a "bunch of reasons" but refused to go into details after he sensationally quit following a narrow loss to the All Blacks on Saturday.

Oct 18, 2014, 20:16 PM IST

Australia hand coach Darren Lehmann contract extension

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has been rewarded for his integral role in turning around the fortunes of the team with a one-year contract extension until June, 2017, Cricket Australia said on Friday.

Oct 17, 2014, 09:57 AM IST

Refreshed Australia ready to get back in the cricket saddle

Australia are refreshed and champing at the bit to play international matches again as they prepare to hit the road for another hectic two years of cricket, according to coach Darren Lehmann.

Aug 18, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

Murali joins Australian coaching staff for Pak Test series

Sri Lankan spin great Muthiah Muralitharan announced today that he will join the Australian coaching team for their series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.

Jun 18, 2014, 11:01 AM IST

Lehmann casts doubt on Johnson`s World T20 participation

Mitchell Johnson`s hopes of playing in the Twenty20 World Cup looked to be fading on Sunday when Australia coach Darren Lehmann cast doubt on whether the paceman would be fit enough to travel to Bangladesh.

Mar 16, 2014, 12:01 PM IST

Lehmann`s next goal is to make Oz win away Test series

After winning Ashes, Australian coach Darren Lehmann has outlined his next goal for his team to be the first in 15 months to win a Test series away from home

Feb 07, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Mickey Arthur destined to fail as Australian coach, says biographer

Former Australian cricket team coach Mickey Arthur`s biographer, Neil Manthorp, believes the former was "destined to fail" in his job with Australia.

Jan 10, 2014, 14:49 PM IST

The Ashes: Shane Watson lauds Lehmann for bringing back fun for Australia

All-rounder Shane Watson has credited coach Darren Lehmann for bringing the fun factor back to the Australian dressing room and allowing the team to enjoy playing cricket once more in the 5-0 Ashes series thrashing of England.

Jan 06, 2014, 19:03 PM IST

Series against India chance to be No.1, says Rixon

Australia coach Steve Rixon feels that stints of some of his players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the just concluded Champions League Twenty20 will stand in good stead when they face-off with hosts India in the one-off Twenty20 and the seven-match ODIs series starting Oct 10.

Oct 07, 2013, 19:57 PM IST