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John Wrigh

John Wrigh

John Wright - Retired cricketer of New Zealand and professional cricket coach John Wright was nicknamed “Shake” during his playing career for his amazing success as the opening batsmen of New Zealand. He started his international coaching career with the Kent County Cricket Club and was appointed as the head coach of Indian national cricket team in 2000 and served till 2005. During his time, the Indian team improved immensely and reached the final of ICC 2003 Cricket World Cup and also won the home test-series against Australia which included the historical Kolkata test where India won while coming back from a follow-on with VVS Laxman scoring 281 not out. Wright served as the coach of New Zealand cricket team from December 2010 till 2012. He was appointed as the head coach of the Mumbai Indians in IPL on January 2013.