David Saker

Former skipper Ricky Ponting named Australia's assistant coach for World Cup

Ponting's appointment is the second major shakeup in Australia's backroom staff in as many days, with bowling coach David Saker resigning "effective immediately" on Thursday. 

Feb 08, 2019, 10:55 AM IST

After criticising performance vs India, Australian bowling coach David Saker resigns

While Australia completed a dominant 2-0 Test series win over Sri Lanka earlier this week, the team`s bowlers have been under fire during a disappointing home summer.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

Australia struggling with ball-tampering fallout: David Saker

Australia crumbled to 110/6 in their first innings at the close of day two of the fourth and final Test at the Wanderers on Saturday, a long way off South Africa's imposing total of 488.

Apr 01, 2018, 14:12 PM IST

India vs Australia 2017: Visitors' nightmarish run against Virat Kohli and Co likely to continue in T20I series

So, it all leads up to JSCA Stadium, Ranchi where the T20I series will kick off on Saturday. While Australia will be aiming to bend things their way, Team India will be looking for a 3-0 whitewash which would take the hosts to No.2 on T20I rankings.  

Oct 04, 2017, 18:30 PM IST

Aussie coach hails Steve Smith's sensational fielding effort

India were cruising in their run chase at 135/1, then that wicket changed the course of the match.

Sep 29, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Australia reveals their Plan A for India limited-overs' series

As of now, the Plan 'A' is to play Cummins in all the matches in India, Saker said adding resting him was only Plan 'B'.

Sep 13, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

India vs Australia: Aussies hope for Nathan Lyon's full recovery ahead of 3rd Test

According to team's physio, there was a crack in the callus of his index finger

Mar 11, 2017, 19:57 PM IST

Steve Smith DRS row: Australia assistant coach David Saker calls Virat Kohli's claim absurd, offensive

I don't know what he (Kohli) is thinking when he says that, or if he sees what he sees on the balcony, but I can assure you in all my time in cricket I've never seen it happen.

Mar 09, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

Jason Gillespie named Australia T20 assistant coach for Sri Lanka series

Gillespie will work with Justin Langer, who was confirmed as coach for the series earlier this month.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Cricket Australia name David Saker assistant coach

Australia head coach Darren Lehmann said that Saker would bring a wealth of knowledge with him.

Jul 14, 2016, 18:47 PM IST

Big Bash League: Melbourne Renegades may bring back Chris Gayle despite 'don't blush' furore

After the incident, Gayle later told reporters it was a "simple joke" that had been blown out of proportion and offered a qualified apology to McLaughlin.

May 04, 2016, 11:17 AM IST

Bushrangers drop Glenn Maxwell for missing recovery session

The Bushrangers have dropped a bombshell by handing Glenn Maxwell one-match team suspension.

Oct 19, 2015, 19:17 PM IST

Saker leaves England to coach Victoria

Australia`s David Saker has quit as the England team`s bowling guru to become coach of the Victorian state side, Cricket Victoria said on Friday.

May 15, 2015, 10:19 AM IST

England name Ottis Gibson as fast bowler coach for West Indies tour

England named former West Indies paceman Ottis Gibson as their fast bowling coach on Thursday for a Caribbean tour in April.

Mar 26, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

Mark Ramprakash gets England batting coach role

Mark Ramprakash has been appointed as England's new batting coach this week, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.

Nov 06, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

England bowling coach salutes Jordan`s Sri Lanka rout

England bowling coach David Saker hailed Chris Jordan as the "ultimate professional" after the all-rounder spearheaded a stunning 10-wicket defeat of Sri Lanka in the third one-day international.

May 29, 2014, 08:44 AM IST

England back struggling James Anderson

England are confident bowling talisman Jimmy Anderson will regain his best form, despite another wicketless day for the seamer as Australia took the honours on the opening day of the third Test in Perth.

Dec 13, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

Tremlett makes net gains towards starting England role

England`s concerns over who will complete the pace attack for the first Ashes test against Australia may have been put to rest after bowling coach David Saker expressed satisfaction with Chris Tremlett`s form in the nets.

Nov 17, 2013, 22:08 PM IST

Chris Tremlett makes net gains towards starting England role

England`s concerns over who will complete the pace attack for the first Ashes test against Australia may have been put to rest after bowling coach David Saker expressed satisfaction with Chris Tremlett`s form in the nets.

Nov 17, 2013, 15:42 PM IST

David Saker tips James Anderson to be England`s standout quick

England bowling coach David Saker predicts James Anderson will once again be the tourists` standout quick in the upcoming Ashes series, saying he thrives in his role as leader of the pace pack.

Nov 04, 2013, 09:32 AM IST