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newscricketa month ago

Greg Chappell hails MS Dhoni as best Indian skipper of all-time 

Former Australian skipper Greg Chappell has termed MS Dhoni the best Indian captain that he has ever seen. Dhoni, who announced his international retirement earlier this month through an Instagram post, is the only international captain in the world to win all the major ICC trophies.
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newscricket3 months ago

Greg Chappell had support from the entire system in dropping me, alleges Sourav Ganguly

Talking to the Bengali newspaper Sangbad Pratidin, Sourav Ganguly has alleged how in 2005 Greg Chappell along with the support from the Indian cricketing setup dropped him from the team. He also admitted that the drop was the biggest setback in his career after leading the side successfully.
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newscricket3 months ago

Sachin paaji, not Greg Chappell, responsible for my promotion to No.3, reveals Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan has revealed that it was Sachin Tendulkar who advised the then-captain Rahul Dravid to promote the all-rounder to No.3 spot in the batting order. Pathan’s elevation to No.3 was a move that did not pay dividends and the brunt of the same has often been borne by Greg Chappell.
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newscricket4 months ago

Greg Chappell lacked man-management skills to be Indian coach, reveals Mohammed Kaif

Mohammed Kaif has stated that Greg Chappell failed to understand Indian culture properly and that invariably resulted in him failing as the team coach. Kaif has further added that people respected John Wright because he coordinated well and let Ganguly the captain lead the team from the front.
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newscricket4 months ago

MS Dhoni is definitely the best finisher cricket has seen, reveals Greg Chappell

Greg Chappell has opined that MS Dhoni is definitely the best finisher that the game has ever seen in its history before recalling the first time he met the right-hander bat. The former Indian coach has also revealed that his knock of 183 against Sri Lanka was power-hitting at its very best.
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newscricket7 months ago

Playing domestic is tough, almost same as playing international, feels Venugopal Rao

Venugopal Rao believes that the domestic set up of the country is no less challenging than international cricket given its standard and duration. While Rao refused to comment on his time under Greg Chappell he pointed out that its thought to coach a side like India, with millions looking up to you.
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newscricket9 months ago

Irfan Pathan was happy to play any role for the team, reveals Greg Chappell

Australian legend and former Indian head coach Greg Chappell has praised Irfan Pathan as someone who was happy to play whatever role the team assigned to him. Irfan, having announced his retirement from the game last week, had clarified that blaming Chappell for his downfall was a cover-up.
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newscricket9 months ago

Played last game at 27 when cricketers start their career, admits Irfan Pathan

Former India quick Irfan Pathan clarified that talks of Gregg Chappell ruining his career is a cover as his performance went down due to a change in his role in the side. Pathan praised the way his skippers, Ganguly, Dravid and Kumble, enhanced his skills and backed him up in the middle.
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featurecricketa year ago

Dada will do wonders for Indian cricket, endorses VRV Singh

From being a lethal pacer for Punjab to being Chandigarh's first coach, Vikram Raj Vir Singh has made this transition look easy. Looking back at the third Test match of his career in 2006, VRV shared his experience batting with Sourav Ganguly, who was making his comeback in international cricket.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Graham Manou replaces Greg Chappell as Australia’s talent manager

Cricket Australia has announced that former Australia wicket-keeper Graham Manou is set to take over from Greg Chappell as the new national talent manager. Chappell, who was appointed by the national cricket board in 2011, will be retiring at the end of this month after nine years of service.
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