Ottis Gibson

Ottis Gibson exits as South Africa adopt football-style management structure

West Indian Gibson will not have his contract renewed after a disappointing World Cup in England, where the Proteas won only three of their nine matches and were never in the hunt for the semi-finals.

Aug 04, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

South Africa to give game time to rookies ahead of ICC World Cup, says coach

The 2019 ICC World Cup is slated to take place from May 30 to July 14 while South Africa will begin their campaign against hosts England in the opener at the Oval.  

Mar 19, 2019, 14:09 PM IST

Ottis Gibson hails Proteas' pace battery post Test series win over Pakistan

South Africa used a four-prong seam attack against a Pakistan team clearly not equipped to handle the pace and bounce of South African conditions.

Jan 15, 2019, 13:33 PM IST

Injured Vernon Philander set to miss Boxing Day Test against Pakistan

South Africa and Pakistan are slated to play three-match Test series, beginng on Boxing Day (December 26) at the SuperSport Park. 

Dec 17, 2018, 13:14 PM IST

AB de Villiers retirement a blow to World Cup bid: Ottis Gibson

Coach Ottis Gibson admitted on Monday that the retirement from international cricket of AB de Villiers was a blow to South Africa's hopes of winning the Cricket World Cup next year.

May 28, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson chases top Test spot

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said on Thursday his goal is to take the team to the number one spot in Test cricket.

Apr 05, 2018, 22:18 PM IST

Australia paid for their win-at-all-costs mentality, says Ottis Gibson

The former West Indies fast bowler hopes his teams always play within the laws of the game. 

Mar 27, 2018, 14:55 PM IST

South Africa vs Australia: For coach Ottis Gibson, Kagiso Rabada's return is a big lift for the hosts

Ahead of the third Test against Australia starting at Newlands here on Thursday, South Africa head coach Ottis Gibson conceded that the return of pace spearhead Kagiso Rabada is a big lift for the hosts.

Mar 21, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson sure fiery Kagiso Rabada will cool it in third Test in Cape Town against Australia

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson believes the world's best Test bowler Kagiso Rabada has learnt from his brush with suspension and expects more mature on-field behaviour in the third Test against Australia starting in Cape Town on Thursday.

Mar 20, 2018, 18:31 PM IST

South Africa coach Ottis Gibson defends Quinton de Kock, wants umpires to 'do their job'

Gibson also questioned what was meant in Australian assertions about not "crossing the line" with their behaviour.

Mar 07, 2018, 23:27 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Men in Blue will be tough opponents, feels Proteas coach Ottis Gibson

"They are currently ranked number one and they`ve got a lot of world-class players and world-class players aren`t just world class in their own backyards," Gibson told the media here.

Jan 03, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

India vs South Africa: Dale Steyn gives Proteas coach Ottis Gibson a selection headache

A virus prevented Steyn from proving his match fitness in last week's two-day rout of Zimbabwe. It would have been his first Test appearance since November 2016.

Jan 02, 2018, 20:36 PM IST

Dale Steyn targets November return at South Africa's domestic T20 competition

Regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers, Steyn has so far played 85 Tests, 116 ODIs and 42 T20Is for South Africa, taking 417, 180 and 58 wickets respectively.

Oct 20, 2017, 23:01 PM IST

South Africa appoint Ottis Gibson as head coach

His first assignment as South Africa coach will be a home series against Bangladesh, wwhich will have a two-match Test series, four-match one-day series and a two-match Twenty20 series.

Aug 30, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

West Indies and England seek fresh start

 West Indies and England face-off in the first Test of a three-match series on at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Monday, with both sides involved in reconstruction and rehabilitation following a wretched few months.

Apr 12, 2015, 18:04 PM 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

West Indies skipper Jason Holder backs misfiring Chris Gayle

West Indies skipper Jason Holder has faith explosive opener Chris Gayle will break his run of low scores against Zimbabwe at the World Cup in Canberra on Tuesday.

Feb 23, 2015, 13:28 PM IST

Former all-rounder Simmons set to be new Windies coach

Bridgetown (Barbados)Former West Indies all-rounder Phil Simmons is to be appointed the new head coach of the embattled Caribbean cricket side and is set to take over following the World Cup.

Feb 20, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Home grown coaches essential to West Indies revival: Alvin Kallicharran

Batting legend Alvin Kallicharran wants to see more regional coaches involved in West Indies cricket, and believes this will be essential to any revival.

Feb 05, 2015, 12:07 PM IST

Former Windies coach says he was fired by WICB

Ottis Gibson says he was fired as the West Indies head coach despite a statement from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) suggesting otherwise.

Oct 23, 2014, 12:32 PM IST