Last Updated on July 10, 2021 by Team FinderWheel
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List of Most Popular and Famous Cricket Coaches in the World
1. Ravi Shastri
Ravishankar Jayadritha Shastri is an Indian cricket coach, former commentator, cricketer and current head coach of the Indian national cricket team. As a player, he played for the India national cricket team between 1981 and 1992 in both Tests and ODIs.
Born: 27 May 1962 (age 58 years), Mumbai
Test Debut (cap 151): 21 February 1981 v New Zealand
Last Test: 26 December 1992 v South Africa
ODI Debut (cap 36): 25 November 1981 v England
Last ODI: 17 December 1992 v South Africa
Bowling: Slow left-arm orthodox
2. Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer. He played 101 Test matches and 185 One Day Internationals for South Africa between 1993 and 2004, mainly as an opening batsman.
Born: 23 November 1967 (age 53 years), Cape Town, South Africa
Last Test: 30 March 2004 v New Zealand
Test Debut (cap 257): 26 December 1993 v Australia
Spouse: Deborah Kirsten
Past Teams Coached: Royal Challengers Bangalore (since 2018)
Awards: Wisden Cricketers of the Year
3. Duncan Fletcher
Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher OBE is a Zimbabwean cricket coach and former cricketer, who coached the Indian cricket team and the England cricket team. He was the coach of the England cricket team from 1999–2007, and is credited with the resurgence of the England team in Test cricket in the early 2000s.
Born: 27 September 1948 (age 72 years), Harare, Zimbabwe
Last ODI: 20 June 1983 v West Indies
Bowling: Right arm fast-medium
ODI Debut (cap 3): 9 June 1983 v Australia
Past Teams Coached: India national cricket team (2011–2015), England cricket team (1999–2007)
4. John Buchanan
John Marshall Buchanan is the former World Cup winning coach of the Australia national cricket team and of Kolkata Knight Riders team in the Indian Premier League. John Buchanan is a King’s Old Collegian and is also an old boy of The Southport School, located in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Born: 5 April 1953 (age 67 years), Ipswich
Height: 1.95 m
Bowling: Right arm medium
Past Teams Coached: Kolkata Knight Riders (2008–2009)
Children: Nick Buchanan, Michael Buchanan
5. Andy Flower
Andrew Flower OBE is a Zimbabwean cricket coach and former cricketer. As a cricketer, he captained the Zimbabwe national cricket team. He was Zimbabwe’s wicket-keeper for more than 10 years and is, statistically, the greatest batsman the country has produced. Wikipedia
Born: 28 April 1968 (age 52 years), Cape Town, South Africa
Test Debut (cap 6): 18 October 1992 v India
Last Test: 16 November 2002 v Pakistan
ODI Debut (cap 20): 23 February 1992 v Sri Lanka
Last ODI: 15 March 2003 v Sri Lanka
Spouse: Rebecca Flower
6. John Wright
John Geoffrey Wright MBE is a former international cricketer representing – and captaining – New Zealand. He made his international debut in 1978 against England. During his career, he scored more than 5,000 Test runs at an average of 37.82 runs per dismissal with 12 Test centuries, 10 of them in New Zealand.
Born: 5 July 1954 (age 66 years), Darfield, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Past Teams Coached: India national cricket team (2000–2005)
Batting Style: Left-handed
Education: Christ’s College
Date Joined: 10 February 1978 (New Zealand national cricket team)
7. Bob Woolmer
Robert Andrew Woolmer was an English cricket coach, cricketer, and a commentator. He played in 19 Test matches and six One Day Internationals for the England cricket team and later coached South Africa, Warwickshire and Pakistan.
Born: 14 May 1948, Kanpur
Died: 18 March 2007, Kingston, Jamaica
Parents: Clarence Woolmer
Children: Russell Woolmer
Nationality: English, Indian
8. Mike Hesson
Michael James Hesson ONZM is a New Zealand cricket coach and former head coach of the New Zealand cricket team. He also coached Argentina and Kenya, and Otago in NZ domestic cricket.
Born: 30 October 1974 (age 46 years), Dunedin, New Zealand
Nationality: New Zealand
Spouse: Kate Hesson
Past Teams Coached: New Zealand national cricket team (2012–2018), Kenya national cricket team (2011–2012)
9. Darren Lehmann
Darren Scott Lehmann is an Australian cricket coach and former cricketer of German-Australian descent, who coached the Australian national team. Lehmann made his ODI debut in 1996 and Test debut in 1998.
Born: 5 February 1970 (age 51 years), Gawler, Australia
Last Test: 26 December 2004 v Pakistan
Spouse: Andrea Lehmann (m. 1999)
Test Debut (cap 378): 25 March 1998 v India
Last ODI: 6 February 2005 v Pakistan
Past Teams Coached: Australian Men’s Cricket Team (2013–2018)
10. Dav Whatmore
Davenell Frederick “Dav” Whatmore is a Sri Lanka born Australian cricket coach and former cricketer. A right-handed batsman, Whatmore played seven Test matches for Australia in 1979, and one One Day International in 1980. At first-class level, he scored over 6,000 runs for Victoria.
Born: 16 March 1954 (age 66 years), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Spouse: Katherine Whatmore
National side: Australia (1979–1980)
Test Debut (cap 304): 10 March 1979 v Pakistan
Past Teams Coached: Zimbabwe national cricket team (2014–2016)
Nationality: Australian, Sri Lankan
FAQs on Cricket Coaches
Who is the cricket coach of India?
– Ravi Shashri
Who is the cricket coach of England?
– Chris Silverwood
Who is the cricket coach of New Zealand?
– Gary Stead
Who is the cricket coach of Australia?
– Justin Langer
Who is the cricket coach of South Africa?
– Mark Boucher
Who is the cricket coach of Pakistan?
Who is the cricket coach of Bangladesh?
– Russell Domingo
Who is the cricket coach of Sri Lanka?
– Mickey Arthur
Who is the cricket coach of West Indies?
– Phil Simmons
Who is the cricket coach of Afghanistan?
– Lance Klusener