The Fletcher factor and Sunny's words of wisdom for Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has made an impression as an opener in the Champions Trophy but Gavaskar feels he has miles to go and learn from a Virat Kohli

updated: June 24, 2013 12:27 IST
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Birmingham: England captain Alastair Cook isn't surprised that Duncan Fletcher has made an impact on Indian cricket. The 64-year-old Fletcher is a former Zimbabwean international and in 1999, became the first foreigner to coach England. Fletcher is a classic example of a cricketer whose coaching achievements far outshine his career as a cricketer. He never played Test cricket. (India beat England by 5 runs to lift ICC Champions Trophy)

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Fletcher was England's coach till 2007. It was a period when England's cricket saw resurgence with away victories in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies and South Africa. In September 2005, Fletcher became the first England coach to win an Ashes series after 18 years. His pedigree as a coach was established. (Read: Shikhar Dhawan named player of the tournament)

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