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England in Australia 2013-14

Saker admits jobs are on the line

Jan 23, 2014: David Saker, the England bowling coach, has admitted his job could be in jeopardy as a result of England's wretched performance in Australia.

George Dobell

Australia v England, 3rd Test, Perth, 1st day

Frustrated Saker wonders about selection blunder

Dec 13, 2013: David Saker, England's bowling coach, made no attempt to disguise his disappointment at the end of the first day at the Waca, even conceding that England's selection might have been mistaken as a result

George Dobell at the WACA

The Ashes 2013-14

England 'clear' on third seamer - Saker

Nov 17, 2013: England's bowling coach, David Saker, has suggested that England have made up their minds over the troublesome third seamer slot for the first Ashes Test

Alan Gardner

The Ashes 2013-14

Saker wants bowlers under pressure

Nov 3, 2013: A hailstorm, heavy rain and temperatures about 20 degrees lower than Perth greeted England's cricketers as they arrived in Hobart for the second leg of their Ashes warm-up

Andrew McGlashan

England news

England secure Saker until 2015

Oct 25, 2013: David Saker will remain England's bowling coach until at least the end of the 2015 season after agreeing to a contract extension

Andrew McGlashan

Anderson aims for 400 Test wickets

Oct 15, 2013: England fast bowler James Anderson has his sights on 400 Test wickets, a mark he said he could reach in around two years as long as he remains fit

ESPNcricinfo staff

England v Australia, 1st Investec Test, Trent Bridge, 4th day

An English plan made in Australia

Jul 13, 2013: Something that David Saker had seen in Chris Rogers' batting led to a wicket and an on-pitch tribute from England's leading bowler

Jarrod Kimber

New Zealand in England 2013

Anderson 'most skilful in world' - Saker

May 20, 2013: David Saker has hailed James Anderson as "the most skilful bowler in the world" following his performance in the first Test of the series against New Zealand

George Dobell

County news

Middlesex will keep helping Finn

Apr 20, 2013: Angus Fraser, Middlesex's director of cricket, has said the club will support Steven Finn in his efforts to adjust to bowling off a shortened run-up

Alan Gardner

England news

Saker shuns Warwickshire approach

Jan 1, 2013: England's bowling coach David Saker has turned down an offer to become director of cricket at Warwickshire, saying that he still has "unfinished business".

ESPNcricinfo staff

England in India 2012-13

Saker admits to Broad concerns

Nov 27, 2012: David Saker, the England bowling coach, has admitted the form of Stuart Broad is an "issue" following two poor performances in Mumbai and Ahmedabad

Andrew McGlashan

Australia in England 2012

Saker's other student prospers

Jul 5, 2012: Clint McKay may be one of Australia's less-heralded bowlers but his success reflects that of his fellow Victorian with England

Daniel Brettig

West Indies in England 2012

Saker rates attack as good as great Australians

May 29, 2012: David Saker, the England bowling coach, has said England's bowling attack is "as good as" the great Australian attack that dominated world cricket for more than a decade

George Dobell

Defence - the best form of attack?

May 5, 2012: England's bowling coach has instilled the idea of creating pressure to get wickets into his charges

David Saker

New Zealand news

Damien Wright cites Saker as coaching mentor

Jul 22, 2011: Damien Wright wants to bring a David Saker-style approach to his new job after being confirmed as New Zealand's bowling coach

Brydon Coverdale

England v Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Lord's, 3rd day

Saker left frustrated as England fluff their lines

Jun 5, 2011: The inconsistency of England's quick bowlers didn't please the bowling coach as they allowed Tillakaratne Dilshan to hit 193

Andrew Miller at Lord's

England in Australia 2010-11

Saker focusses on World Cup challenge

Jan 18, 2011: The size of England's backroom staff with a number of coaches, fitness experts and analysts was justified by the 3-1 Ashes success and now the same philosophy is being taken towards the World Cup

Andrew McGlashan

The Ashes 2010-11

Saker extends bowling coach contract

Jan 6, 2011: David Saker will remain as England's fast-bowling coach for at least another three years after extending his contract with the England & Wales Cricket Board

ESPNcricinfo staff

England's Ashes preparations

Saker warns England after 'complacent' display

Aug 10, 2010: England's bowling coach, David Saker, has criticised his charges for a "complacent" performance on the third afternoon of the second Test at Edgbaston

Andrew Miller

The Ashes 2010-11

England aim for swing in Australia

Aug 2, 2010: England's fast bowlers will start practising with the Kookaburra balls that will be used during the Ashes as soon as the Test campaign with Pakistan is over

ESPNcricinfo staff
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