Greg Chappell

  • Former India coach Greg Chappell backs MS Dhoni 1 week ago

    Chappell heaped praise on Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher despite the Indian team's poor performance in the ongoing five-match Test series against England where they are trailing 2-1. ...
  • Tendulkar spared of T20 influence growing up: Greg Chappell April 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell feels the cricket phenomenon called Sachin Tendulkar the world saw could have turned out a bit different had he grown up in the current scenario influenced by the advent of Twenty20 cricket. "The big difference I guess from when Sachin was growing up is that...
  • Tendulkar stood by me during the Chappell controversy: Ganguly November 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly on Tuesday said cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar stood by him during his dispute with then team coach Greg Chappell. Ganguly, then captain of the Indian team, developed serious differences with Chappell between late 2005 and early 2006 that resulted in his removal as skipper and...
  • Greg Chappell in line to become chief coach of Sri Lanka October 19, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) may end up appointing former Australian captain Greg Chappell as its new chief coach. The SLC sources said the deadline for the selection had been extended until the end of this month with scales weighing highly in favour of Chappell, who was arguably the world's...
  • Tendulkar's attention to detail was amazing: Greg Chappell October 12, 2013

    Melbourne: Eulogising Sachin Tendulkar for his fastidious preparation before every game, former India coach Greg Chappell says his attention to detail was amazing even as he was "fussy" about some things. Tendulkar has decided to hang his bat after playing his 200th Test at home in a series against the West...
  • Gully cricket allowed MS Dhoni to be the player he is: Greg Chappell October 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India coach Greg Chappell is in India these days travelling with the Australia under-19 team and cited the example of India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni to explain how "unstructured cricket" played in gullies and parks across India helps the country's aspiring cricketers. Stressing on how playing...
  • First Chappell, now Sreesanth; feel bad for Dravid: Sourav Ganguly May 18, 2013

    Kolkata: Former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Friday said he felt bad for Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid who had to "contend with people like Greg Chappell and S. Sreesanth" during his captaincy stints for the country and the IPL franchisee respectively. A day after Sreesanth and two other Royals...
  • Axing players can't happen without CA backing: Chappell March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Former skipper Ian Chappell on Monday indicated that the expulsion of four players, including vice-captain Shane Watson, ahead of the third Test against India wouldn't have been possible without the "assistance and blessings" of Cricket Australia. In an unprecedented move, Australia axed Watson and three other key players -...
  • Dhoni's 224 was his best innings, says Greg Chappell February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India coach Greg Chappell believes MS Dhoni's match-winning 224 against Australia in the Chennai Test was the best of his 74-match career. Dhoni's maiden double-century changed the momentum of India's first innings after the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar on a sluggish third morning and helped deliver India...
  • Celebrating Virender Sehwag's road to 100 Tests November 21, 2012

    When Virender Sehwag takes the field against England at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium on November 23 for the second Test of the series, he will become the ninth Indian cricketer to play 100 Test matches. In a career spanning a decade, the dashing right-hand batsman has enthralled cricket lovers the world...
  • Sehwag was a frustration for me as coach: Greg Chappell September 28, 2012

    Fanning the ongoing 'Virender Sehwag' debate, legendary Australian batsman Greg Chappell has termed the out-of-form batsman as "one of the great frustrations" of his time as India coach. "To say that Viru was one of the great frustrations of my time with the team is an understatement. Sadly, he continues to...
  • Not bothered by Chappell's comments: Ganguly July 6, 2012

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly today refused to react to former coach Greg Chappell's claims that Rahul Dravid did not get enough backing from teammates during his stint as India captain, insisting that he is not bothered by the Aussie's comments. Without naming Ganguly, Chappell in a newly-released book has...
  • 'Some members were jealous of Dravid success' July 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell has ignited a fresh controversy in a newly-released book on Rahul Dravid, saying had the retired batting great received the same support that he gave other captains, he would have been the country's most successful skipper. Chappell wrote that despite Dravid guiding the Indian team...
  • Tests may be in danger in 10 years: Dravid July 4, 2012

    Mumbai: Rahul Dravid today cautioned that Test cricket will face a stiff survival challenge in a decade's time since children, who are growing up now, may then prefer easy bucks in Twenty20 format over the traditional form of the game. "I think today's youngsters like Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, Manoj Tiwary...
  • Greg Chappell again hits at India's heart March 7, 2012

    Adelaide: In a vicious attack on Indian culture and Indian team, of which he was the coach, Greg Chappell has said that the side lacked leaders because parents, school teachers and coaches made all the decisions in the Indian system. "The (Indian) culture is very different; it's not a team culture....
  • Chappell, Hayden back India's rotational policy February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Backing India's much-talked about rotational policy, Australian greats Greg Chappell and Matthew Hayden on Monday emphasised on the need to be a good fielder to survive in modern-day cricket. Chappell and Hayden expressed their views a day after India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni said seniors like Sachin Tendulkar and...
  • Chappell declines to address Aus team December 24, 2011

    Melbourne: Former India coach Greg Chappell has declined to address the Australian cricket team ahead of the Test series against MS Dhoni's men despite being invited by current coach Mickey Arthur. "I have not spoken to the Australian team. I will not speak to the Australian team," Chappell told PTI ahead...
  • It's Indian batsmen vs Aussie quicks: Cowan December 18, 2011

    Canberra: The forthcoming India-Australia Test series could be decided by how the visiting batsmen fare against the young and enthusiastic host pacers, feels domestic opener Ed Cowan, who is in the shortlist to make the team for the opening Test in Melbourne starting from December 26. "I don't think the Indians...
  • Ponting ready to fight for his place in Aus team November 24, 2011

    Melbourne: Under pressure to retire following his prolonged lean patch, veteran batsman Ricky Ponting has vowed to fight for his place in the Australian Test team ahead of the upcoming series against New Zealand. Ponting is coming off a lean 24 months with the bat, averaging just 14 in his 13...
  • Chappell gave youngsters their due: Raina November 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Former India coach Greg Chappell might have been forced to make an unceremonious exit after failing to produce desired results in the World Cup 2007, but Suresh Raina believes the Australian did a great service to Indian cricket as far as promoting youngsters is concerned. "Greg Chappell always ensured...
  • Chappell regrets fallout with Sachin November 10, 2011

    Melbourne: India's former coach Greg Chappell claims the biggest regret of his three-year stint there was the fallout with Sachin Tendulkar with whom he simply failed to "communicate" properly. Chappell, who served as India coach from 2005 to 2007, admitted in his new autobiography Fierce Foucs that he tried to push...
  • Ganguly refuses to respond to Chappell comments November 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly declined to react to the comments made by Greg Chappell in his autobiography 'Fierce Focus.' "I have no comments to make. I haven't read the book and I really don't want to speak on this issue," Ganguly told reporters on Tuesday. Revealing details of the...
  • Not Chappell, 'others' behind my sacking: Ganguly February 3, 2009

    Kolkata: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly feels that Greg Chappell could have been "poisoned" against him and believes the former Australian coach played a very limited role in his ouster from the national team in 2005. "It is a possibility that others poisoned him against me. There were others in...
  • Aussies struggle | Rest of India win by 187 runs September 28, 2008

    Anil Kumble (three for 47) and off-spinner Harbhajan Singh (four for 31) bowled their team to a 187-run victory ...
  • Aussies looking up to Guru Greg to conquer India September 23, 2008

    Mumbai: Australia are looking to draw from former captain Greg Chappell's experience of Indian conditions in their bid to topple India in next month's four-Test series, fast bowler Brett Lee said on Tuesday. The world's top ranked team arrived ahead of schedule to spend a week at the Rajasthan cricket academy...
  • Guru Greg to help Australia plot India's downfall September 4, 2008

    Melbourne: Greg Chappell is willing to slip some of the secrets from his experience of coaching India to prepare Australia's defence of Border-Gavaskar Trophy in the upcoming Test series next month. The Australian team will play four Tests in India and Chappell will pass on his inputs on the Indian team...
  • Limited-overs cricket a young man's game: Chappell March 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Former Indian coach Greg Chappell believes the physical demands limited-overs cricket is increasingly making it a young man's game. "All be it that the shorter the game gets, the more demanding it is from a physical point of view. It probably means it's going to become a younger man's...
  • Champion Bengal Tiger January 10, 2008

    The year 2005 was coming to an end, and seemingly, so was Sourav Ganguly’s international career. The man who had led India to so many memorable triumphs was struggling to retain his place in the team, that too, despite some gritty efforts. The writing seemed to be on the wall...