More about coaches and more from coaches: Fletcher, Wright, Whatmore, Viv Richards, Woolmer etc.
Ian Chappell, whose dislike for coaches
is well known, would choke on his breakfast if he read the number of articles written about cricket coaches right now.John Wright
talks to the Asian Age about why he does not like the selection process
in Indian cricket.
Harsha Bhogle says good-bye
West Indian great Viv Richards
praises Tendulkar and made a lot of Indian cricket followers happy but then set the alarm bells ringing when he expressed interest
in being India's coach. I hope the BCCI didn't even bother about this. I really hope we're past the days of "I played good enough cricket, so I would make a great coach". Perhaps Viv was saying it so that he'd not miss Masaba and Neena
Duncan Fletcher has been contacted by the ECB to ensure that he stays with England
, amidst rumours that he was planning to quit after the Ashes
. Meanwhile, the man in question is busy identifying spinners and all-rounders
in English domestic cricket. What're the chances none of the people he'll find have English passports?
Aamer Sohail has launched a broadside at Bob Woolmer
for comments he made to an Indian newspaper
claiming that Shoaib Akhtar was no longer an integral part of the Pakistani team.
Dav Whatmore, who signed on the dotted line
last week, is totally thrilled about taking on England
. Perhaps he reckons his boys can soften up England in time for Australia to do their thing.