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newscricket6 days ago

Ian Chappell calls for England to pick Dawid Malan and James Vince in the Ashes

Ian Chappell has suggested England to include Dawid Malan and James Vince in their Ashes squad that will tour Australia later this year, citing their experience in the last tour as one of the reasons for their selection. Chappell also criticised Australia for not developing their bench strength.
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newscricket18 days ago

Ian Chappell compares New Zealand's pace quartet to West Indies attack of yesteryear

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has compared New Zealand's pace quartet of Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, and Kyle Jamieson to the West Indies quartets of yesteryear. He also added that New Zealand's four take the prize if we only assessed them on the basis of results.
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newscricket2 months ago

Sanjay Manjrekar raises questions over Ashwin's 'all-time-great' status; Ian Chappell disagrees

Cricketer turned commentator Sanjay Manjrekar raised questions over Ravichandran Ashwin's status as an all-time great, owing to him not being able to match his home dominance in SENA conditions. However, Ian Chappell disagreed with Manjrekar, and argued that numbers don't always tell the full story.
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newscricket2 months ago

Ishant Sharma, Ashwin and Shami among the Top 5 bowlers in Test cricket, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell picked his Top 5 bowlers in the Test format and interestingly named the Indian trio of R Ashwin, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami, while overlooking James Anderson. Chappell picked Australia’s Pat Cummins as the number one bowler in the longest format.
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newscricket2 months ago

India with many skilled pacers one of few teams to meet schedule and bubble challenges, opines Ian Chappell 

Ian Chappell has stated that India are one of the few teams in the world of cricket that have enough skilled pacers to meet modern-day challenges. He also cited how Australian pacers were completely burned out in the final stages of the series against India after playing all the Tests.
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newscricket5 months ago

Why are English batsmen taught to sweep and not use their feet, questions Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell questioned England’s approach against spin bowling and claimed that, rather than sweeping, the batsmen need to be focused on footwork to create more run-scoring opportunities. Chappell further noted that only Ollie Pope from England had the right mindset.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs ENG | India's top 3 features an impressive Gill, flawed Rohit and indomitable Pujara, feels Ian Chappell

Reflecting on India's possible top three for the England Test series, former Aussie skipper Ian Chappell has termed Rohit Sharma talented yet flawed while he finds Gill promising and Pujara exceptional. He also added that India will be favorites to win especially after the success Down Under.
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newscricket6 months ago

IND vs AUS | India's best Test side will need Hardik Pandya for his all-round skills, reckons Ian Chappell 

Australia's cricket expert Ian Chappell has asserted that all-rounder Hardik Panyda's inclusion will complete the Indian Test side. He also added that India's poor catching needs to improve as they can't be putting down the chances created by a strong Indian bowling attack all the time.
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newscricket7 months ago

India fortunate to have Rahane and Kohli in times when proactive captaincy is in short supply, feels Ian Chappell 

Ian Chappell has lavished praise on Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane and stated that India are lucky to have both leaders in times when there are lesser proactive captains.  He also added that India have fewer selection headaches than Aussies despite the return of Rohit and injury to Umesh.
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newscricket7 months ago

IND vs AUS | Not surprised that cricketers have started talking about bubble fatigue, stresses Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell has stressed upon the fact that he isn’t any bit surprised that cricketers around the world have started talking about bubble fatigue, with several players pulling out of competitions. He also added that having a big squad and rotating the players is the only solution to this issue.
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