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IPL 2022 | Faf du Plessis is big on creating a legacy, says Mike Hesson

The Royal Challengers Bangalore managed to make it to the playoffs after Mumbai Indians defeated Delhi Capitals to end their IPL campaign. RCB's top boss Mike Hesson talked about how Faf du Plessis has changed the environment in the dressing room and how he believes in creating a legacy.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2022 | Cannot teach players like Virat Kohli how to bat, says Mike Hesson on working with Kohli

Director for Cricket Operations Mike Hesson has revealed that the players like Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers cannot be taught how to bat but a value can be added to what they already know sharing his experience on working with them. Hesson was roped in by the franchise in 2019 for the post.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2022 | Sanjay Bangar named RCB head coach

Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have appointed Sanjay Bangar as the team head coach for the next two IPL seasons. Bangar will take over from Mike Hesson, who will continue in the setup as Director of Cricket Operations, after having served as the head coach during the IPL 2021 UAE leg.
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newscricketa year ago

Virat Kohli's decision to step down as RCB captain did not impact team's performance vs KKR, says Mike Hesson

RCB director of cricket and head coach Mike Hesson has said that Virat Kohli's decision to step down as team' captain after the IPL 2021 did not affect the performance of players versus KKR on Monday. Electing to bat first, RCB were bundled out for 92 losing the match by 9 wickets in Abu Dhabi .
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | I can say that the old Yuzi is back, says a 'pumped up' Yuzvendra Chahal ahead of IPL

Yuzvendra Chahal has said that he was happy with the way he's been bowling at the training sessions for the Royal Challengers Bangalore ahead of the second leg of the IPL in the UAE. Chahal, India's leading wicket-taker in T20I cricket (63), was recently overlooked for the T20 World Cup 2021.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Wanindu Hasaranga was on our radar for a long time, reveals Mike Hesson

RCB's head coach Mike Hesson has revealed that leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga was on the team's radar for a long time and his recent success against India wasn't surprising for them. He also added that the team likes Hasaranga's skillset, and besides bowling, he will also add depth to RCB's batting.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Simon Katich steps down as RCB coach with personal reasons, Mike Hesson to take over

Simon Katich has stepped down as the Royal Challengers Bangalore coach ahead of the second half of the Indian Premier League (IPL), resuming September 19 in the UAE. Mike Hesson, RCB’s Director of Cricket Operations, will take over in the Australian's absence.
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newscricketa year ago

WTC Final | India should consider Mayank Agarwal as opener against New Zealand, reckons Mike Hesson

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson opined that India should play ignored opener Mayank Agarwal instead of going with the much-hyped combination of Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill. Hesson cites Agarwal's experience of facing New Zealand bowlers during 2020 will benefit India in the final.
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newscricketa year ago

WTC final | The way India top-order plays Kiwi pacers could decide outcome, asserts Mike Hesson 

Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has pointed to the battle between Indian top-order and the Kiwi pacers as a potentially match-defining contest in the WTC finale. He also added that India's last Test series loss to New Zealand won't matter much given India have done well in the recent-times.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2021 | Mike Hesson hints at RCB going ‘horses for courses’ route

RCB's Director of Cricket Mike Hesson has insisted that he was pleased with the balance of the Reds’ squad, and revealed that the side will be looking to pick players, particularly bowlers, based on the conditions. Hesson added that RCB will further be looking to get the best out of Glenn Maxwell.
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