newscricket2 months ago

I remember telling Gary Kirsten that MS Dhoni will fetch us the World Cup, reveals Paddy Upton

Paddy Upton revealed that he had a gut-feeling that MS Dhoni will guide India to the World Cup trophy in 2011 as the Indian captain stepped out of the pavilion to bat alongside Gautam Gambhir. Upton also spoke about the difference in batting styles between India captain Virat Kohli and Dhoni.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sachin Tendulkar had asked Gary Kirsten to be his friend, reveals Paddy Upton

Paddy Upton has revealed that Sachin Tendulkar had asked former India coach Gary Kirsten to be his friend as part of a team-building exercise conducted by the Indian management at the start of his tenure. Upton also added that Kirsten had three goals in mind before taking charge of India in 2008.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | There are no quick fixes in the IPL, reveals RCB coach Gary Kirsten

Royal Challengers Bangalore coach Gary Kirsten has admitted that the franchise needs some structural changes in order to do well in the next edition of the Indian Premier League. After a disappointing start, RCB will finish the ongoing edition of the domestic T20 league in the last position.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | Did not expect MS Dhoni to miss the final ball, says Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has stated that he did not expect MS Dhoni to miss the final delivery of the match after smashing 24 runs on first five deliveries of the final over. Dhoni single-handedly took CSK to the brink of victory, but missed out by a whisker after failing to squeeze two runs of the last ball.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | RCB needs to turn home ground into fortress, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that the Royal Challengers Bangalore need to turn their home ground M Chinnaswamy Stadium into a fortress, in order to enjoy consistent success. He cited examples of other victorious teams like Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians and suggested to learn from them.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | We are losing because of poor fielding, says AB de Villiers

AB de Villiers has stated that his team Royal Challengers Bangalore have been losing match after match, mainly due to their poor fielding. He also claimed that the RCB has one of the most structured and disciplined set-up, but the numerous missed chances in the field have been letting them down.
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newscricket3 months ago

IPL 2019 | AB de Villiers believes RCB can still turn things around in the remaining matches

AB de Villiers has stated that the spirit in the RCB team is still high and he hopes that they can easily turn their fortunes around in the remaining matches. The South African has also added that Gary Kirsten’s high spirit is helping them now and they will try to put up good performances at home.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | Time for RCB to be stronger and smarter, asserts AB de Villiers

AB De Villiers has opined that Royal Challengers Bangalore led by Virat Kohli can go all the way in this year’s Indian Premier League. The South African has also called the team to be stronger and to produce consistent performances throughout the season so as to take the honours.
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newscricket4 months ago

IPL 2019 | We certainly want to get the best out of each player, asserts Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten has revealed that he will not take things lightly in the upcoming edition of the IPL despite it being a World Cup year and wants his players to perform at the highest level. RCB bowling coach, Ashish Nehra, stressed on the fact that there is no better preparation than playing matches.
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newscricket7 months ago

Overlooking Gary Kirsten for post of Indian women’s team coach is a joke, says BCCI official

An inside source in the BCCI called the decision to overlook Gary Kirsten for the post of head coach of the Indian women’s team as a joke considering everything he has achieved in the past. BCCI shortlisted Kirsten, WV Raman, and Venkatesh Prasad for the job but opted to select Raman in the end.
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