Best Cricket Coaches in the World (part 3)

Gary Kirsten

South African cricketer and professional cricket Coach Gary Kirsten achieved the record of highest runs in a single innings in a One Day International with his 188 not-out. He began his international coaching career with the India national cricket team from 2008 to 2011, leading India to win the  ICC World Cup in 2011 and Compaq Cup in 2009, and also got to the finals of the Asia Cup and Kitply Cup in 2008. Kirsten was considered as “The best thing for Indian cricket team”. After that time, he became head coach of the South Africa national cricket team from 2011 to 2013. Besides being a coach, Kirsten founded a company named Performance Zone with Paddy Upton & Dale Williams in 2007.

John Wright

New Zealand cricketer and professional cricket coach John Wright was called with nickname “Shake” for his amazing success playing as the opening batsmen of New Zealand. He began his international coaching career with the Kent County Cricket Club and became the head coach of the Indian national cricket team from 2000 to 2005.

During his time, the Indian team grew immensely and git ti the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2003 and also won the home test series against Australia, the historical Kolkata test coming back against VVS Laxman scoring 281 not out. Wright worked as the coach of the New Zealand cricket team from 2010 till 2012 before becoming head coach of the Mumbai Indians in IPL in 2013.

Dav Whatmore

Australian cricketer and professional cricket Coach Dav Whatmore started his international coaching career with the Sri Lanka national cricket team, leading them to win the 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup. He worked as the head coach of the Bangladesh national cricket team from 2003 to 2007, leading them to their first-ever Test match victory in 2005. Then, he served as coach of the national team by the Pakistan Cricket Board on 4 March 2012 till 2014, leading Pakistan to the 2012 Asia Cup.