featurecricket3 months ago

South Africa in World Cups | Five times when Proteas showed the world their infamous ‘chokers’ tag is not just a myth

South Africa's monkey on the back seems to be here to stay as they have once again failed to deliver in the World Cup, making an early exit following their recent defeat against the Netherlands.
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newscricket4 months ago

Lance Klusener steps down as Zimbabwe batting coach ‘to pursue professional engagements’

Zimbabwe Cricket has confirmed that Lance Klusener, their senior men's team batting coach, has stepped down from his role with immediate effect. Klusener's decision came due to his 'desire to pursue professional engagements around the globe,' the national board announced on Friday in a statement.
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newscricket11 months ago

Zimbabwe re-appoint Lance Klusener as batting coach, name Craig Ervine full-time white-ball captain

Zimbabwe Cricket is in the process of finalising their leadership roles and support staff for their men’s side. They have re-appointed Lance Klusener as batting coach, and Craig Ervine as new full-time limited-overs captain, while Regis Chakabva has been appointed the vice-captain across formats.
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newscricket1 year ago

IPL 2021 | RCB might lift their first trophy this season, says Lance Klusener

Former South Africa cricketer Lance Klusener is of the opinion that the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) would possibly clinch their first title this year. Klusener, head coach of the Afghanistan cricket team further added that Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings are the consistent teams in IPL.
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newscricket3 years ago

Experience brought in by Afghan players participating in T20 leagues invaluable, states Lance Klusener

Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener believes that the likes of Rashid, Mujeeb and Nabi participating in overseas T20 leagues is invaluable to the young side. Klusener also stated that the spin trio of Rashid Khan, Mujeeb and Mohammad Nabi are currently the best in international cricket.
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newscricket3 years ago

Afghanistan have the talent to go big in T20 cricket, reckons Lance Klusener

Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener believes his team already possesses the talent to go big in T20 cricket — their strongest format — especially with the World T20 coming up next year. Afghanistan, who are ranked eighth in the ICC rankings, have only lost one T20I series since the start of 2017.
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newscricket3 years ago

We are not big in size but we have the Afghani power, claims Rashid Khan

Afghanistan will be playing three ODIs and T20Is each including a Test against the West Indies in Lucknow and are looking to gain some moment by toppling the giants ahead of the T20 World Cup. Afghan skipper Rashid Khan has shared that they will be playing smart cricket on the big grounds.
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newscricket3 years ago

Andy Moles appointed Afghanistan Director of Cricket and chief selector

Former England first-class cricketer Andy Moles has been appointed as the Director of Cricket and Chief Selector of the Afghanistan team. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) had recently appointed former South Africa all-rounder Lance Klusener as head coach till 2020, replacing Phil Simmons.
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newscricket3 years ago

Lance Klusener named head coach of Afghanistan team

Former South African all rounder Lance Klusener has been named as the head coach for the Afghanistan national cricket team. Klusener comes into this role as an experienced veteran having coached different teams across the world both in terms of the franchise and international cricket.
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newscricket3 years ago

IND v SA | Glad to see Navdeep Saini being recognized, says Lance Klusener

Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener has said that he is glad to see young fast bowler Navdeep Saini being recognized by the Indian cricketing fraternity. Klusener, who now serves as a consultant for the South African team, said he wants Saini to enjoy bowling at 150 kmph while he can.
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