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Whatever happens, it will be bloody exciting to watch us go at it on the field. M38: CSK vs KKR – Dirk Nannes Interview. The team had lost 4 of the first five matches when one of the four key players for the team, Dirk Nannes was ruled out of the tournament, injured. Or is he just the fall guy when things go pear shaped? It was a tough slog, but it introduced me to audiobooks. RCB roped in Gayle following an injury to Dirk Nannes Chris Gayle was one of the veteran cricketers who went unsold in the IPL 2011 auction. In 2011 auctions, RCB had only Virat Kohli in their kitty as he was the only one who was retained by the team. Aside from it’s in depth articles on everything cricket related, it’s got a brilliant piece on the 27 Coolest Cricketers of all time. A week later I was on a plane as 16th man in the World Cup in India. He was ruled out of the 2011 season, and in … Albert Einstein *Science is organized knowledge. Finch told Jewell some home truths that no one else had the gall to say, Finch got whacked, but rather than punch back, ‘Alan’ stood his ground and kept firing back with only words. My personal highlights of games are when things get nasty on the field, when feelings come into a game. I’m yet to work it out, but I will keep you posted. IPL teams are something else. Gayle went unsold in the subsequent auction, but RCB signed him as Dirk Nannes' replacement. Many of the on-field, cricket specific answers will only play out over the next week, and we can only hope that politics will not get in the way of his leadership style. The 55-ball knock of 102 runs, which included 10 boundaries and 7 hits over the fence had set the tone for what was to follow. Right or wrong, he’s the guy who was first pointed at by the coach if the entire team was out the night before the game. He looked un-nerved on the field, a confidence that he rightly developed over his last few seasons with Victoria. He is not the perfect athlete, and may have picked the wrong sport about 5 years ago. We live permanently in the UK, with the kids in school, everyone settled, and great neighbours. In the auctions, they went on to buy some great players including Daniel Vettori, Tillakaratne Dilshan, AB de Villiers, and Chris Gaye (a replacement for Dirk Nannes). Chris Gayle, after going unsold at the Auction, joined RCB as a replacement to the injured Dirk Nannes. I was kicking back on the farm in Mansfield mastering my chain-sawing and fine-tuning my lagging social skills with old skiing mates around the fire, when I got a call from Andrew Hilditch. And that’s just one of hundreds. Carl Sagan […] I let that half-written blog sit open for a few days on my laptop, and didn’t bother posting or finishing it, because frankly I couldn’t be bothered writing any more. How much influence on the side does the captain actually have? I was looking forward to blogging most days whilst at the World Cup, but things just got in the way. They were so proud of the place. Classed officially as ‘entourage’, I was left on my own to discover what a 16th man actually does. Yes, he drinks. I ask him about his feelings in his first game, and fortunately he was shitting bricks like everyone else would. Propelled by the confidence of the WestIndian on rampage, RCB’s campaign took off and the team never looked back. It’s been a tough start to the CLT20 for the Bangalore boys. Victorian coach Greg Shipperd thinks so as well, picking up Aaron for $300k in the recent IPL auction for Delhi. The Karnataka lad who is applauded less for his contributions to the Ranji team and for RCB is one of the best players who has featured for Royal Challengers Bangalore. A bit nerdy I know, but there is only so much commercial radio I can listen to at any one time. This contrast is never more evident as when you are playing in an IPL side. The name Chris Gayle rang around the Chinnaswamy on a plethora of occasions in the following seven years. I wish my batting could be described as violent one day … just one innings of my life perhaps? My wife sat in the Radiologist’s room drinking Chai tea, and heard everything about the place from the excited owner. Since the auction, Finch debuted for Australia, and whacked them everywhere. The phone rang and a few days later I was off to Singapore for the ‘Olam Cup’ – a local T20 comp organised by the local Indian expat community modelled on the IPL with 4 franchises, and 5 overseas players in each side. Less exciting was the 100 miles each way to games and training. And boy, when he did, there was nowhere to hide for the Kolkata bowlers. More importantly, I didn’t get my name sewn in to my towels in each changeroom, or the fancy memorabilia that Tony Greig would call an ‘Original, 6 inch ICC Commemorative World Cup Replica Trophy’, complete with ‘Handmade Luxury Display Case’ that would no doubt be a collector’s item to be passed down the generations … I can just see Ricky’s grandchildren 45 years from now proudly displaying this dust collector in its original luxury display case. In 85 games for the Karnataka outfit, the opener scored 3,163 runs, along with the highest-ever T20 score of 175* against PWI in 2013. After crushing Somerset on the 3rd, we then moved on to the game of the tournament, and what many are touting as the best T20 game of all time. The only positive of leaving a tournament is getting back to the family. Those were the first 102 runs of the 3163 he would go on to score for Bangalore, the first of 5 centuries he would score in RCB colors, and the beginning of a special 7-year connection with RCB and a lifetime bond with RCB fans. He went on to become the Universe Boss and a T20 legend. As a cricketer, you always have 2 mindsets that follow you around. But I think we already knew that. Take this brief summation from one of my twitter followers: “Horrible bowling tonight v KKR. Violent batting. But the ‘Alan’ Finch story is an entertaining one, and I was next to him on a desperately ageing Qantas plane to Perth and spoke to him a little about his cricket. Chris Gayle was available to be picked as a replacement. The rest of the team flew out last night, but we were staying behind to catch different flights. Maybe the finger was pointed at him because he always told the truth, rather than the standard practice of hiding away and blaming others. I have used my IT degree for the first time in attaching a B-grade photo of the car here: Shaun Tait, a random policemen with too many stars on his arm and I with the bulletproof rocketship. But the life of a T20 player is an interesting one. Arun Karthik exults after hitting a six off the last delivery of the match to propel RCB into the semifinal of the Champions League T20. We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and to show you non-personalized ads. Back then, RCB too were going through a difficult phase with their campaign in danger of being over well before the play-off stage. “Me a look fi cut ya now! Gayle storm had lit up the Eden Gardens, and swept away the hosts as RCB romped home to a 9-wicket win, chasing down a respectable total with utter ease. Gayle started off the tournament with a century (102* off 55 balls) against Kolkata Knight Riders , giving the Challengers an emphatic 9-wicket win. 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Uday our reliable driver’s job brief was to pick up 2 Australian’s from the hotel this morning. In those seasons, he scalped 16 and 23 wickets for Royal Challengers Bangalore. He is confident, self-assured, and a natural born leader. 11a and b were taken by two very respectable looking retirees who were not going to move. Gayle went unsold in the subsequent auction, but RCB signed him as Dirk Nannes' replacement. What a game of cricket! Should I even take a kit bag on away trips? Makes for brilliant change room banter, and I’ll be showing this one to my great-grandkids when I’m in my cricket-induced wheelchair. What a team! A short and sharp stint, as within 2 games, my season was over thanks to a nasty little side strain. Gayle, who wasn’t part of any of the squads, joined RCB midway during the tournament in place of Dirk Nannes and announced his arrival with a terrific 102 not out versus Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens. Umpire Partner. He just bludgeoned them! However, after he was picked up by the Royal Challengers Bangalore as a replacement for Dirk Nannes in 2011, he never looked back. One such instance was yesterday morning. If you haven’t seen any of the highlights, I strongly urge you to do yourself a favour and find that footage. Batman’s machine didn’t have 4 policemen with guns sandwiched inside, and last time I checked you couldn’t even register a Suzuki Vitara at home to carry 7 people. But it didn’t take Gayle long to get into his stride. https://cricket.yahoo.net/news/ipl-2020-3-popular-players-162335822 You can read more about that iun my previous post. The impact Chris Gayle had, not only in 2011, but until his association with RCB ended in 2017, cannot be understated. I’d started writing a blog about 5 days ago now, and it went something like this: 2 games and 2 losses. My favourite fast bowler (Shaun Tait) and I were waiting for our ride to the airport. I managed to sneak in a road trip with the family through Europe. 16th man is not a bad job if you can get it. Gayle had endured slightly underwhelming few seasons with KKR prior to 2011. And the rest is history. I thought I was improvising to get 6 in my old Datsun Stanza, so 7 in the Vitara was most entertaining. When you aren’t part of the main touring plans, things just work differently – normally a lot worse. “Yes Rajiv, those 47 people across the road can see you have 2 cricketers in the car … we can leave now … come on Rajiv, no need to call your mother-in-law to come and take your photo … yes Rajiv, you can have ‘one snap’ with Mr Tait in front of your car … no Rajiv, just get in the bloody car and drive already! Apparently it was always Aaron’s fault. Any Australian dressing room has a lot of egos to fit in. He has been scoring truckload of runs across all T20 leagues around the world. Find RCB scores, stats, fixtures, results, schedules and news about Royal Challengers Bangalore on this page. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. After RCB lost Dirk Nannes due to injury, they signed Gayle in what was both a stroke of luck and a shrewd decision. Let’s see if history can repeat itself. Gayle went on to smash hundreds and fifties for fun. Gone was our standard bus with 4 police cars out in front, sirens blaring, announcing that a cricket team was coming through and that all within 500m should run quickly to the roadside to say Hi. The flipside to these downfalls is the glorious stuff that comes with touring, the things that you can’t really explain to people unless they are there. Next came my short IPL campaign. After some hiking that I will put down as my ‘pre-season’ campaign, I made it back to London in time to again captain another side to a title. Their journey year by year is as follow: The Journey of 2008 The inaugural season for RCB was blessed with legends like Rahul Dravid, Jacques Kallis, Anil Kumble, Mark Boucher,… This move changed RCB's fortunes as Gayle won the Orange Cap and took RCB to the final. He has a bit around the waist, thanks to a steady diet of ‘cans’ and ‘darts’ with his mates at the local. Dec 15 2017 . When you put your foot down, it went faster than a Ferrari, screeching tyres, flames coming out the back and lots of noise. Christmas came and went, and then we started moving. After a brief holiday in Goa with the family, we packed up from Melbourne and moved to the UK, where we are now happily settled. He did that most ably, but he took the wrong 2 Aussies – most likely just a couple of backpackers from Sydney who were wrapped to have a free car and driver for the day, cruising Ahmadabad in a futile attempt to find something remotely interesting. Let’s get one things straight … Captains have always whinged about it being a tough job. Now before you think Hollywood drama, it’s important you realise that we’re still in India, so it wasn’t your classic Hollywood 2 second getaway with tyres screeching. We sat on the tarmac in Melbourne being told where the exits were (we’re sitting in one now Susanna, so thanks love, but I think we already know where it is! He knows how to win. Aaron Finch is a talented, likeable young cricketer who has a massive future in the game. NSW are 15/0. The cities seem to come alive, and the entire city wants you to be part of their lives. Yes, he blows bubbles with his gum when a bowler is running in to bowl. Aaron is not your run of the mill, robotic cricketer that has come through the system. When you are on the wrong side of the result, it can be a lonely place. Why? Gayle had just finished partying in Jamaica at 3 AM when he received a call from RCB owners, asking if he’s fit to join the team. Another great win from the guys last night. But what contrasting emotions they can bring. If it keeps us on the park and winning, then I am happy to be involved! Gayle is currently part of the Kings XI Punjab squad. How does it actually happen? Their fourth game ended in a draw and were placed at the bottom of the points table after 5 matches. You’re stuck with me from London to Bangalore. There is: (a) the on-field ‘win-from-any-position’, don’t give up mentality; and (b) his poor, secret, often neglected and disagreeing off-field friend that we call common sense. Chris Gayle was destined to be an RCB player. Yes he picks a fight with his quick mouth on the field. The world cup, the 16th man, and the bulletproof car. Shipperd is a good judge of talent, and along with most who have seen him feel he has far bigger things to come. His record of 973 runs remains intact and unbeaten. Maybe his hair needs a little work, and he can stop using “obviously”, “I suppose” and “I guess” in interviews, but fortunately at last check these were not pre-requisites of the job. The adulation of winning is amazing. local who most likely had been waiting 3 months for his MRI appointment was booted off the machine mid-scan so they could get me in there. Lol. Me a look fi cut ya now!! However, the ability of the RCB team to pick ourselves from almost certain elimination to qualify is a testament to the fighting spirit in the group, where we throw common sense out the window for a few hours, forget that we are on the brink of an exit, trust in our abilities, and try to turn our tournament around. 2012: Chennai Super Kings Daniel was made the captain and he delivered as well. Here I am, CLT20 semi-final about 4 hours away, and I am about to cast away the outside world, the hype of the situation, and the expectation of the fans for a few hours while we try and win another game of cricket. I can assure you that there was no presidential treatment in seat 34c on the JetLite flight to Mumbai, but like all good flights, I managed to walk off at my destination. Before getting on the plane our twitter banter went something like this: @dirk_nannes: @henrygayle Unlucky big man. At the end of the day, it’s about his cricket, and oh how far he has come. 2 games to go, and 2 wins needed to stay in the competition. Squad List. Dirk Nannes divulges backdated corruption in BPL . A jet-lagged, tired, Chris Gayle opening the batting with Tilakaratne Dilshan, started off gently as his Sri Lankan partner took the initiative to score quickly. Once you are 100 after 11 overs with 9 wickets in the shed, it’s always going to result in fireworks, and Huss and White put on a good show. This move changed RCB's fortunes as Gayle won the Orange Cap and took RCB to the final. It’s certainly strange captaining former stars like Jimmy Adams (West Indies), Saqlain Muhstaq (PAK), and others like hard hitting Irishman O’Brien, but I think we all enjoyed the day, and even better, the good guys won! Dirk Nannes RCB, Bangalore, India. We had a bulletproof car! The local cricket ground is a lonely place by yourself on wet and windy days in the UK, but that was all I could use to get bowling loads in on most days. 489 02:03 05 Mar 15. I can only imagine the thoughts. When Kolkata Knight Riders batted first and put on 171 on the board, the expectations were not high for RCB to chase the total down. I sure hope so. ”. Dirk Peter Nannes (born 16 May 1976) is an Australian-Dutch cricket commentator and former cricketer who has played internationally for both Australia and the Netherlands, one of the few players to represent multiple international teams. Family holidays, and French/Austrian alps aren’t conducive to fast bowling. A bowler approaches the cricket crease with only one goal - to make the batsmen face the music RCB ended at the top of the points table with 9 wins in 14 matches. I’d started getting excited to take my boy to his rugby this Sunday. He puts the fun back into cricket. Crap result, but a good place to tour as entourage. Time will tell, but I’m tipping he won’t be playing much more for Victoria, instead donning the Australian colours in all forms of the game for years to come. He has a refreshing ‘tell it like it is’ attitude, most likely developed from his time growing up in country Victoria. Gayle storm After being unsold initially in 2011, Gayle was roped in by Royal Challengers Bangalore after Dirk Nannes suffered an injury. Other times I made it to Surrey for a bowl in the middle of The Oval for training. The first thing I know is that Qantas flight staff do NOT allow Australian captains to receive the news over the phone during a safety briefing. Gayle joined RCB for the 2011 IPL as a replacement for Australian Dirk Nannes. But I know that I’m privileged to be part of the game. With Hodge and Finch at the top of the order whacking them around the park, it was always going to be an easy game for the bowlers. What graces or perks are given to an Australian captain? But he’s a damn fine cricketer and will always be one of the first picked in my team. Yes, he smokes. I enjoyed a recent T20 game at the ‘G when Nesser from QLD bowled his first ball for the game. He has learned his craft under the best in the business in Hodge, McDonald, Shipperd, Hussey and White, and has been given ample opportunity to develop his game. Official Broadcaster. Seriously, how many times do you see that on TV these days? The Gayle storm had arrived! After all, isn’t that what we play the game for? Can he make changes? The season was one of the more successful ones in the franchise’s history as the team made the finals, losing only two matches on the way. The improbable and thrilling final ball 6 of the last game has taken me away from watching my boy at rubgy this weekend. For anyone watching the game, the slog by Finch on the last ball of the first over was a huge shot in the context of the game, and contrary to his recent warm-up game form, it came out of the middle. The innings against his former team where he announced his arrival signalled the beginning of a new chapter in RCB history. Hollywood action in downtown Ahmedabad! He has shot into the Aussie ranks quicker than most, and it’s not without reason. What happens when you are announced as the Australian captain? IPL 2015 Orange Cap Winner - David Warner (SRH) May as well just take a backpack with my bowling boots and a smile. Clearly by this tweet, I’m already on to him about his writing, but an hour later he comes out with this one: @henrygayle:  2pm….jamaican talk! I wish Bear all the very best in his new position. And it’s a testament to the team’s ability to block out all our outside influences, and go back to the simple things. The campaign had been lacklustre till that point. I was lucky enough to be involved with Surrey in the UK T20 competition. But RCB decided to bring him in as an injury replacement for Dirk Nannes and as they say, the rest is history. Recently, he had a run in with former teammate Nick Jewell who from all reports was ‘being a chop’. The last 3 days have been nothing short of spectacular. Aaron Finch has developed his game to become a shining light of Australian cricket youth. They are wrong: it is character. Previously, RCB and I thought I was ineligible as I was replaced by Chris Gayle, but in India, anything is possible. Very hard 2 accept this kind of bowling figure! I’ve got to get myself from the sloth of couch surfing and enjoying a beer, to being a tear-away quick in the space of 4 weeks. All I can hope is that Cameron takes his captaincy style from Victoria with him on the National team. He was Royal Challengers Bangalore’s leading wicket-taker for two seasons, in 2012 and 2013. David Warner gets two boundaries in the second over though, and 13 runs come off that over from Dirk Nannes, including two wides. I just hope I can be a part of it as well. For a boat, we made it to the airport in record time. RCB Auction 2020. Since last playing for Victoria in the One Day final in February, it’s been a roller-coaster ride. (Search for ICS Lions on facebook and there are heaps of photos on there). At this stage, speedster Dirk Nannes was ruled out of the tournament and RCB team management named West Indian opener Chris Gayle as his replacement. RCB need to do better“. The MRI facility that confirmed it was classical India. I’ll be honest, before the last game against the Redbacks, common sense got a hold of me. Forgive me if I’m rusty. Their supporters are fanatical. What a load of crap! Time will tell if I’ve done enough to prepare myself – I think I have. We sat chewing the fat for about 20 minutes on the issue. Hope you talk clearer than you tweet. However, Gayle had different ideas. I know Cameron is well liked in those circles, and I trust that his appointment will be met as positive news by everyone on the team. Seriously … what crap timing! The kind of engine that Batman’s car had. His flexibility and ability to adapt helped RCB reach the finals of the tournament in 2016. Are we good enough? 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