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How do you judge a coach?

May 8, 2016: Results aside, especially in Pakistan, the board's cooperation and the sociopolitical climate make a difference to how a coach fares

Ahmer Naqvi

Elegy for runlessness

Mar 18, 2015: Chatara to Dhawan: six balls, no runs, six paragraphs. There's a certain poetry about the maiden over

Christian Ryan

Forgotten Classics

Zimbabwe's Trent Bridge coup

Jan 22, 2015: In 1983, the minnows stunned the cricketing world in their first international match by upsetting a disunited Australia

Interviews by Tristan Holme

Afghanistan news

Lawson to coach Afghanistan at Under-19 World Cup

May 16, 2012: Geoff Lawson, the former Australia fast bowler, has signed up with Afghanistan as a consultant coach for the Under-19 World Cup

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Letter to Whatmore

Feb 28, 2012: A former coach welcomes the new arrival with a few words of advice

Geoff Lawson

100 Tests at the SCG

The view from the other side

Jan 2, 2012: From watching in the stands as a fan, to playing on the ground for 14 years, to coaching and commentating, Geoff Lawson has seen the SCG evolve

Geoff Lawson

Pakistan news

Foreign coach the way forward for Pakistan - Lawson

Aug 25, 2011: Former Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has suggested that the Pakistan Cricket Board should replace the outgoing coach Waqar Younis with a foreigner, free from the influence of Pakistan's domestic politics

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Australian news

Lawson calls for an Australian clean-out

Feb 11, 2011: Australian cricket needs a total overhaul, which should include the retirement of Ricky Ponting, according to the former fast bowler Geoff Lawson

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IPL news

Geoff Lawson to be Kochi coach

Dec 29, 2010: Geoff Lawson, the former Australia fast bowler, will be appointed head coach of the Kochi IPL team, ESPNcricinfo has learnt

Nagraj Gollapudi

Australia in India 2010

Lawson calls for change in captaincy

Oct 14, 2010: Former Australia fast bowler Geoff Lawson has called for Ricky Ponting to be removed as captain to enable him to concentrate more on his batting

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Pakistan v South Africa in UAE 2010

Misbah the best cricket brain in Pakistan - Lawson

Oct 11, 2010: Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has expressed shock at the appointment of Misbah-ul-Haq as Test captain for the upcoming series against South Africa

Osman Samiuddin

The IPL mess

Lawson is Kochi coach. Or is he?

Oct 4, 2010: Geoff Lawson has said he had signed up as the head coach of the controversial Kochi team in the IPL, but his appointment could not be confirmed as the franchise is caught in a dispute over ownership

Osman Samiuddin

Spot-fixing controversy

Ijaz Butt hides from crisis - Geoff Lawson

Sep 7, 2010: Geoff Lawson, the former Pakistan coach, has criticised the PCB and its chairman for failing to provide the strong leadership that the country needs during one of its biggest challenges

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Spot-fixing controversy

Mohammad Amir earns sympathy amid scandal

Aug 30, 2010: Pakistan's former captain, Ramiz Raja, and the former coach, Geoff Lawson, have both spoken out in defence of Mohammad Amir

Andrew Miller

Pakistan v Australia 2010

Malik the 'obvious' choice for captain - Lawson

Jul 18, 2010: Geoff Lawson, Pakistan's former coach, believes Salman Butt's appointment as captain of the Test side is premature and could do him more harm than good, and that Shoaib Malik should have been the "obvious choice" to replace Shahid Afridi

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Pakistan in Australia 2009-10

Mohammad Yousuf backs bowlers against 'beatable' Australia

Dec 20, 2009: The Pakistan captain is upbeat about their prospects in the upcoming three Test series in Australia and expects his bowlers to be the crucial factor in helping them achieve glory for the first time in the country

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ICC World Twenty20

Stop embarrassing Pakistan - Younis

Jun 15, 2009: The New Zealand captain had "raised a couple of concerns" with the match officials over Gul's bowling during the game against Pakistan

Andrew Miller and George Binoy

The Ashes 2009

Lee should not be on Ashes tour - Lawson

Jun 14, 2009: The former fast bowler thinks Lee decision might "come back to bite" Australia

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Isolation ward

Jan 1, 2009: Fewer scandals, but zero Test cricket - a more depressing year than 2007

Osman Samiuddin

Pakistan's coach controversy

I'm sorry to be leaving - Lawson

Oct 30, 2008: Geoff Lawson, who was sacked as the Pakistan coach last week, has said he was better off than other officials working with the Pakistan board since he was paid out and got to go home

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