The future of the coaching staff

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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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slcricfan1 wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:11 am
Tinah09 wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:01 am
Is Mickey Athur too expensive for Zimcricket to hire? Its a travesty that we have to make do with a clearly subpar coach when a coach of Mickey's calibre is available. Plus with our close proximity to SA, he could coach Zim based in South Africa..hell, we had Rajput as an India-based Zimbabwe coach for years. Is Grant Flower really the ideal coach for ZWE? Granted he was a great batsman what does his coaching resume look like?
Not sure how good Grant actually is tbh. Our batting improved a bit but not too much. It did improve though and Ig it wouldve been hard with the language barrier. Pakistan also improved with Babar coming through. Mickey is the best though. Gets fielding and fitness up. Also an excellent man manager according to Dimuth. All the players love him. He gets rid of 'lazy players' too like Umar Akmal. Bhanuka Rajapaskhe at the start was at odds with Mickey publically but improved himself and ended up praising Mickey when he left.
Maybe that’s why we didn’t appoint Mickey.
If he got rid of our lazy players 20+ guys in our domestic systems career ends overnight!
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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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:lol: :lol:
ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:39 am
slcricfan1 wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:11 am
Tinah09 wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:01 am
Is Mickey Athur too expensive for Zimcricket to hire? Its a travesty that we have to make do with a clearly subpar coach when a coach of Mickey's calibre is available. Plus with our close proximity to SA, he could coach Zim based in South Africa..hell, we had Rajput as an India-based Zimbabwe coach for years. Is Grant Flower really the ideal coach for ZWE? Granted he was a great batsman what does his coaching resume look like?
Not sure how good Grant actually is tbh. Our batting improved a bit but not too much. It did improve though and Ig it wouldve been hard with the language barrier. Pakistan also improved with Babar coming through. Mickey is the best though. Gets fielding and fitness up. Also an excellent man manager according to Dimuth. All the players love him. He gets rid of 'lazy players' too like Umar Akmal. Bhanuka Rajapaskhe at the start was at odds with Mickey publically but improved himself and ended up praising Mickey when he left.
Maybe that’s why we didn’t appoint Mickey.
If he got rid of our lazy players 20+ guys in our domestic systems career ends overnight!
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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slcricfan1 wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 8:18 am
Lalchand Rajput is coaching the Kandy side in the LPL
No other international side would allow their coach to go off an do a random stint whilst being the national coach. When your national team is not playing, you should be working on the development and national programme.

ZCs standards are so low, Rajput is getting away with murder.

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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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yeah shameless lack of professionalism

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Just to put things in perspective, Heath Streak also coached in the IPL in 2017 (and probably 2018 too?) while being the head coach of Zim.

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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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Micky Arthur was also coach of a PSL franchise beside Pakistan head coach.

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CrimsonAvenger wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:02 am
Just to put things in perspective, Heath Streak also coached in the IPL in 2017 (and probably 2018 too?) while being the head coach of Zim.
Really? I understand the PSL franchise thing but moving to entirely different country doenst seem like the right thing to do

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CrimsonAvenger wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 8:02 am
Just to put things in perspective, Heath Streak also coached in the IPL in 2017 (and probably 2018 too?) while being the head coach of Zim.
Still stand by my statement.
Rajkumar Sharma wrote:
Wed Dec 01, 2021 4:25 pm
Micky Arthur was also coach of a PSL franchise beside Pakistan head coach.
I don't mind this. He was coaching within the national set up, so he was still involved in the national set up of the team he is coaching. The only issue it could present is possible favouritism for players from the T20 side he coached.

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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:39 am

Maybe that’s why we didn’t appoint Mickey.
If he got rid of our lazy players 20+ guys in our domestic systems career ends overnight!
:lol:

Players have to choose between KFC and cricket. :lol:

But Mickey Arthur will be a great coach for Zim.

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Re: The future of the coaching staff

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Should we lose 3-0 in the SL series, will this guy remain in charge?

Slowly becoming our longest serving coach for no good reason at all.

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