newscricket3 months ago

SA20 League | MI Cape Town add Hashim Amla and Simon Katich to coaching staff, Robin Peterson made General Manager

MI Cape Town continue to make additions to their backroom staff ahead of the auction and have announced four new recruitments to their contingent. Simon Katich has been appointed as head coach with Hashim Amla overseeing the batting, while Robin Peterson will serve as the team's general manager.
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newscricket10 months ago

Reports | Sunrisers Hyderabad assistant coach Simon Katich resigns ahead of IPL 2022

Simon Katich has quit from his assistant coach post of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) six weeks ahead of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022. Katich reportedly ‘disagreed with the way the team was being managed’ in the IPL 2022 auctions and ‘and felt pre-auction plans were disregarded on the run’.
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newscricketa year ago

IPL 2022 | Brian Lara, Simon Katich named in SRH's new-look support staff

Sunrisers Hyderabad on Thursday, December 23, announced their new-look support staff, and the franchise has signed Brian Lara as their batting coach and strategic advisor. The 2016 title winners have also roped in Simon Katich as the assistant coach ahead of the 15th edition of the tournament.
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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

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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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2021 | Expect RCB to bounce back and put up a good showing versus KKR, states Simon Katich

Royal Challengers Bangalore head coach Simon Katich admitted that his side were outclassed in all aspects by Punjab Kings, but asserted that the Reds will bounce back in their next fixture vs KKR on Monday. Katich expressed that, on a used strip, Punjab’s 180 turned out to be an above-par score.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2021 | Kyle Jamieson brings a skill-set that not many have, opines Simon Katich 

RCB head coach Simon Katich has opined that lanky Kiwi paceman Kyle Jamieson brings a unique skill-set that not many players possess. He also added that Glenn Maxwell is a multi-purpose player and was doing great in the BBL besides applauding Yuzvendra Chahal for being a smart and skillful bowler.
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featurecricket2 years ago

IPL Retention 2021 | Talking points from RCB’s releases and retentions ft. Morris, Philippe and middle-order

Kohli and RCB threw a pleasant surprise last season by showcasing consistency in selection but welp, the Reds are back to their old ways again having released a ludicrous 10 players ahead of the mini-auction. Is it good? Bad? What could be the reason? We try to make sense of it here.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | RCB’s batting ran out of steam towards the tournament’s back end, rues Simon Katich

RCB head coach Simon Katich reckoned that his side ran out of steam with the bat after the 10th game and rued the RCB batters not putting up a decent total versus the Sunrisers on Friday. Katich further defended the ‘chop and change’ methodology and insisted that the changes made were forced.
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newscricket2 years ago

IPL 2020 | AB de Villiers is a freak, greatest of all-time, claims Simon Katich

RCB have been on a roll in IPL 2020 and they continued their good run with win over RR headlined by AB de Villiers, whom RCB head coach Simon Katich termed a freak and also the greatest of all-time. AB de Villiers powered RCB to a victory from the jaws of defeat with his 22-ball-55 on Saturday.
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