Cricket has always been statistically-driven like baseball, but over the past 15 years we have moved beyond comparing averages and now use data to help in strategy and player selection, Dravid said during a panel discussion at the 15th MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
Pakistan vs South Africa: Visitors head coach Mark Boucher calls for Jacques Kallis to rejoin coaching set-up
Boucher was speaking on the eve of South Africa’s departure for Pakistan, where they will play two Test matches, starting in Karachi on 26 January.
The 52-year-old Kirsten, who was head coach of the Indian team between 2008 to 2011, thanked Dhoni for all the good memories that he made during his tenure.
Former New Zealand captain Glenn Turner picks Kane Williamson over Virat Kohli for tough batting conditions
Glenn Turner added that the Virat Kohli would perform better on a good batting track due to his natural tendency to dominate.
Kirsten said he saw the "great abilities and talent" in Kohli, but he also felt that the right-handed batsman was not playing up to his potential.
Kirsten said he went for interview on the invitation of Gavaskar, who was part of the coach selection panel, and ended up with the job after being offered his predecessor Greg Chappell's contract.
During a live session on Instagram with RCB teammate AB de Villiers, Kohli said winning the tournament remains the goal but he would not leave the team irrespective of the results
India's Test series win Down Under came due to absence of Steven Smith and David Warner, feels Waqar Younis
The legendary fast bowler, who is also the bowling coach of Pakistan team was speaking in the context of his country not being able to win even one Test match since 1995
Former Australia captain Steve Smith was named Wednesday to lead the Welsh Fire in the inaugural season of The Hundred cricket league in Britain, another step on his road back following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
Gary Kirsten would be the perfect candidate to replace Trevor Bayliss as England coach and the country’s cricket board should not hesitate to make another overseas appointment, former captain Michael Atherton
Former South Africa batsman and India's World Cup winning coach, Gary Kirsten, has emerged as the front runner for England's men's cricket team head coach role.
IPL: Simon Katich replaces Gary Kirsten as RCB head coach, Mike Hesson appointed Director of Cricket Operations
Mike Hesson has been appointed as Director of Cricket Operations by Royal Challengers Bangalore. Meanwhile Simon Katich has been named the new head coach of the franchise.
Former India selector Dilip Vengsarkar says he backed Virat Kohli even when MS Dhoni and Gary Kirsten had not heard of him
Vengsarkar was speaking after launching the book 'Howzzat' penned by celebrated astrologer Greenstone Lobo in suburban Bandra.
IPL 2019, KXIP vs RCB: Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli says it's a great feeling to get across the line
Skipper Virat Kohli was a relieved man after Royal Challengers finally snapped a six-match losing streak in this IPL with a eight wicket win over Kings XI Punjab
Royal Challengers Bangalore include Yo-Yo test in conditioning camp held primarily for eight domestic players
The two coaches Gary Kirsten and Ashish Nehra will be monitoring the progress of the players and a Yo-Yo test will also be conducted to get a hang of their fitness.
Here we take a look at the timeline of events surrounding the post of the India women's coach, starting from Ramesh Powar's entry into the side to the appointment of WV Raman.
Questioning the selection process of the Indian women's cricket coach, BCCI acting treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry and Committee of Administrators member Diana Edulji Thursday launched a joint attack on CoA chief Vinod Rai.
Former opener WV Raman was on Thursday preferred over celebrated South African Gary Kirsten for the position of India's women's cricket coach despite dissention within the administrators over the selection process, a BCCI source told PTI.
The BCCI's ad-hoc committee comprising former captain Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy recommended the shortlisted names to the Board.
'Ineligible' Gary Kirsten to be interviewed for India women's team coach post; Herschelle Gibbs, Ramesh Powar among other applicants
The hunt for India's new women's cricket coach will take place on Thursday when short-listed candidates, including Gary Kirsten, Herschelle Gibbs and Ramesh Powar, appear for interviews before the BCCI selection panel.