Cricket News sort by Gary Kirsten

By scoring a wonderful 150 against England in the second ODI at Southampton, Hashim Amla joined a select list of Proteas batsman who have registered 150 or more in one-day internationals.

There’s nothing impressive about the man’s personality per se. In fact, he seems pretty much like the man, next door – quiet, unassuming and, to an extent, even shy. Yet, the former South African opener has been the common factor behind the scenes on two occasions, when teams have achieved the number one Test ranking.

Just weeks after quitting the Indian coach job, Gary Kirsten has openly put his views against BCCI which has long made public its stand against UDRS.

Newly appointed bowling coach of South Africa, Allan Donald, has claimed that accepting the post for his native country was not a difficult decision at all and he said ‘yes’ immediately.

Gary Kirsten, who guided India to World Cup glory and pinnacle of Test cricket, was appointed as South Africa coach on Monday for a term of two years.

Gary Kirsten, who stepped down as India cricket coach after guiding the team to its first World Cup title in 28 years, now wants take up the top job in South Africa even though he has not submitted a formal application before dateline.

THE MAN behind million smiles and who guided Team India to the path of victory is in great demand. Gary Kirsten , coach of the world champion Indian cricket team was approached by cricket South Africa to take the place of coach from Corrie Van Zyl in June, but he has not taken a decision yet.

After guiding the Indian team to the coveted World Cup title after a gap of 28 years in his final assignment as coach, Gary Kirsten may be seen in the same avatar with his native South Africa.

Johannesburg: India coach Gary Kirsten is not in the running for a similar job in the South African side but could be involved with Mumbai Indians in the IPL, a report said on Wednesday.