10 Best Cricket Coaches
The key to success is to be skillful, but, it is equally important to hone the skill and be able to perform well. For that, one needs a guide, a teacher to hold the hand and take the person down the right road to be able to reach the destination. This is true in every case in life. Even when we think about sports, like cricket, it is evident that the role of a good coach is absolutely undeniable.
A good coach knows how to handle each and every player individually, with great knowledge of their strengths and weaknesses. At the same time, he knows how to treat them all together as a team, a single entity, and drive them to success. Let us look at some of the 10 best cricket coaches in the world.
10 Best Cricket Coaches in the World
10. Mike Hesson
Current the head coach of the New Zealand cricket team, Mike Hesson is considered as one of the most experienced cricket coaches of modern cricket. He started his international coaching career with a seven-year apprenticeship as Otago cricket club’s director of coaching in 1996 as an exceptionally young coach at the age of just 22. He was appointed as the head coach of Kenya national cricket team in 2011 but shortly resigned in May 2012 citing the security issues he faced along with his family during their stay in Kenya. He has also coached the Argentine National cricket team in 2003 for eight months where the South American side won three matches after their 31 consecutive defeats. He was appointed as the head coach of New Zealand national cricket team on July 20, 2012, and still serving the same with a possible extension till the end of 2015.
You May Also Like: Top 10 Most Successful Cricket Captains
9. Darren Lehmann
Retired Australian cricketer and professional cricket Coach Darren Lehmann made 27 tests and 117 ODI appearances for Australian national side. He started his coaching career as an assistant coach with the Australia Centre of Excellence in 2008. He served his duty as the head coach of Deccan Chargers in Indian Premier League from 2009 to 2012. He was also appointed as the coach of Queensland cricket team during the 2010-11 KFC Twenty20 Big Bash. Lehmann started his international coaching journey with the Australian national cricket team replacing Mickey Arthur in June 2013, and the team is still under his guidance. Besides international coaching, he also served as the coach of Kings XI Punjab during 2013 and 2013 seasons before Sanjay Bangar took the place as the coach.
8. Tom Moody
Retired Australian cricketer and professional cricket Coach Tom Moody played in two finals of ICC world cup as a player in 1987 and 1999. After serving as the Director of Worcestershire cricket club for several years starting from 2002, he started his international coaching career with the Sri Lankan national cricket team in May 2005 and led them to the final of the 2007 ICC world cup. Moody was appointed as the head coach of the Western Australian Cricket Association supported team Western Warriors in May 2007, and the team reached the final of the KFC Twenty20 Big Bash in 2008. He was also appointed as the head coach of the Sunrisers Hyderabad for Indian Premier League’s 2013 season. Besides his cricket career, he also was casted as the commentator of Channel Nine and Channel Ten for the Big Bash League.
You May Also Like: Top 15 Tallest Cricketers of All Time