Top 10 Best Cricket Coaches in the World for All Time

Posted on September 17, 2018, 11:58 am
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Cricket is a game where both of the two teams pass their each and every moment with anxious and tensed mind. Besides these teams; another party also have included here as a keystone in operating the game and the party is known as the cricket coaches. In a cricket game, there have three different coaches who perform their duties in three different roles as a batting, bowling and head coach. The best cricket coaches in the world are recognized for their consistent achievements over the years for the teams.

Top 10 Best Cricket Coaches in the World for All TimeSome master class cricket coaches have born over the period of cricket history. Under the extreme pressure, they have become legends in performing their duties. Now we know about some world’s best cricket coaches from previous and present years. It’s a very crucial role to teach the players of different layers and minds with huge responsibilities.

Sometimes any break in concentration and care can make a big mistake against any party. There are a number of  coaches those who pass in all their responsibilities with an effective way and that enlist them in the best cricket coaches in the world

Top 10 Best Cricket Coaches Ever

Coaching is a task of cool blood and head. Gradual right decisions and effective performance make coaches the world best of all time. Coaching in any game is responsible for directing the team to perform better. In cricket, it is more complex to direct the team as consistent in performing the whole season. Millions of dollars are being given to the coaches just to create a consistent team performance with the final outcome.

10. Mike Hesson

Mike Hesson sportseonThe present head coach of New Zealand Mike Hesson started his coaching career from 7 years back since 1996. In 2011 he first started his international coaching career with a ranked cricket playing country Kenya.

Then he joined with New Zealand in 2012 and continuing it till now. Most of his achievements have come from the black caps. Mike Hesson is one of the best cricket coaches in the world.

09. Thomas Masson Moody

Thomas Masson Moody SportsEonThomas Masson Moody was an Australian fastest bowler in his first career. He played only 8 Tests and 76 ODIs for Australia and was a part of the winning team of winning 1999 world cup. Most of all, he is known as Tom Moody.

He joined with Worcestershire club at his first coaching career in 2001. Then he joined as a head coach for Sri Lanka national team and get accomplishments. In 2007 cricket world cup he got Sri Lanka in the final but failed to win the match.

08. Andy Flower

Andy Flower SportsEonThe South African opening batsman Andy Flower started his coaching career after retiring from cricket. He joined as an assistant coach for England in 2007 and after two years he became the head coach of the team.

At his first appearance against West Indies in both Test and ODI series, England won with hard facing. Under his supervision, England won the T20 world cup by beating mighty Australia. he was awarded as the BBC Coach of the Year in 2011.

07. John Michael Arthur

John Michael Arthur SportsEonJohn Michael Arthur is mostly known as Mickey Arthur in the cricket world. At his very first stage as a coach, he joined as the head coach of South Africa in 2005.

In 2006 his tactics against Australia series gave rewards by winning after chasing 434 runs at Johannesburg. In his reign, South Africa was remaining unbeaten on 9 consecutive test series. Then he was joined as the head coach of Australia in 2010.

 

06. Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher

Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher SportsEonDuncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher is mostly known as Andrew Fletcher. At his cricketing career, he was an all-rounder and captain of Zimbabwe cricket team. In 1999 he started his coaching career by joining as the first foreign head coach of England national cricket team.

In his coaching period, England has beaten almost all the cricket playing teams. For his great service, he was awarded for the Order of British Empire and got the citizenship of England as well. Later, he was a head coach of India till 2015.

05. John Geoffrey Wright

John Geoffrey Wright SportsEonJohn Geoffrey Wright was a regular batsman of New Zealand cricket team. Then he joined as the coach of India in 2000. In 2001, India has beaten Australia in a historical test series in their home stadium.

Under his supervision, India won the ICC Champions trophy in 2002 and World cup in 2003 as the major tournaments. In 2005 Wight resigned from India with huge achievements.

04. Davenell Frederick Whatmore

Davenell Frederick Whatmore SportsEonDavenell Frederick Whatmore is formally known as Dave Whatmore. He is one of the best cricket coaches in the world. He was born in Sri Lanka but at his early age he was moved to Australia and started living in Melbourne.

In the 1998-99 seasons, He coached Lancashire in English county cricket. Then he joined as the head coach of Sri Lanka national cricket team and reached the team in the final of 1996 world cup. In the 2003 World Cup in South Africa, Sri Lanka reached in the semi-final.

Then he joined as the head coach of Bangladesh national cricket team and made the team as one of the successes around the world.

03. Robert Andrew Woolmer

Robert Andrew Woolmer SportsEonRobert Andrew Woolmer is popularly known as Bob Woolmer. He started his coaching career as tenure in 1994 for South Africa and got admired.

Under his supervision, South Africa became one of the superpowers of cricket playing country. In 2004 he joined for Pakistan as a head coach and beat England, India in 2005-2006 seasons in both ODI and Test series.

 

02. John Marshall Buchanan

John Marshall Buchanan SportsEonJohn Marshall Buchanan was a first-class Test batsman of Australia in 1978-79 seasons. In 1999 he joined as a coach of the team Australia. Under his supervision, Australia won 15 consecutive matches at a stretch.

Buchanan proved Australia as the best cricket nation in the world. But he was mostly remembered for winning World cup in 2003 and 2007.

 

01. Gary Kirsten

Gary Kirsten SportsEonGary Kirsten is the name of huge achievements. There are a number of coaches those who pass in all their responsibilities with an effective way and that enlist them in the best cricket coaches in the world.

Kirsten was one of the most successful cricketers of South Africa from 1993 to 2004. As a coach, his achievements are also huge. Of them, under his supervision, India won the 2011 World Cup. India beat South Africa and Sri Lanka and series in New Zealand and Bangladesh and series wins at home against Australia, England, Sri Lanka, and New Zealand. India became the number one in his time of coaching.

 

Coaching in any game is responsible for directing the team to perform better. In cricket, it is more complex to direct the team as consistent in performing the whole season. It’s a very crucial role to teach the players of different layers and minds with huge responsibilities.