"My role is not to prepare myself, but rather do everything I can think of - to help each layer prepare in such a way that he has the best chance of achieving success when he crosses the ropes for Team India," says Kirsten.
Soon after India suffered one of their worst defeats at home, coach Gary Kirsten was seen walking up to the pitch and speaking to the curator. The strict disciplinarian that Kirsten is, he was instrumental in organising a practise session the following day and was seen working with VVS Laxman and Ishant Sharma, among others.
Soon after the session ended, Kirsten was on the plane to Kolkata, getting ready for the next challenge, a bigger one if India is to retain the world number one Test spot. Boria Majumdar caught up with Kirsten in Kolkata. Excerpts:
Post-Nagpur, if I ask you to compare the current Indian team with the South Africans, what will you say is our strength or weakness?
I don't believe it is right to compare with other countries because theRead More »from ‘Success comes to those who can handle pressures of the game’