GREG CHAPPELL

  • World Cup: Eden Park, witness to best and worst of New Zealand cricket Yesterday

    Auckland: Eden Park, venue of Saturday's eagerly awaited Pool A clash between World Cup hosts Australia and New Zealand, has witnessed the best and worst of New Zealand cricket. New Zealand tumbled to their lowest Test score in an innings at the Auckland ground in 1955, 26 against England. A year later...
  • I asked Tendulkar to change his batting position, he refused: Chappell February 13, 2015

    Melbourne: Former India coach Greg Chappell says his relations with Sachin Tendulkar soured after the Australian had asked the Indian cricket icon to bat down the order at the 2007 World Cup. The 66-year-old Chappell's statement comes a few months after Tendulkar launched a scathing attack on the former Australia captain...
  • India can't be underestimated despite poor form: Greg Chappell February 11, 2015

    One needs to play well and need a bit of luck in order to win the World Cup, former Indian coach Gerg Chappell said. ...
  • India can't be underestimated despite poor form: Greg Chappell February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Former India coach Greg Chappell said the defending champions cannot be written off as one of the strong contenders for the World Cup despite a poor outing Down Under. "You can never underestimate India. They have not had a great summer in Australia so far, but come to the World...
  • Australia Under-19 squad announced for England series February 6, 2015

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday announced their Under-19 team which will take on U-19 England as part of their preparations for the 2016 U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh. The team will play England U-19 in Perth before a reciprocal tour later this year. The series includes a two-day warm-up game,...
  • Greg Chappell backs David Warner to be next Australian captain December 11, 2014

    Adelaide: Former Australian skipper Greg Chappell has backed explosive opener David Warner to be the next captain of the national cricket team. Chronic back and hamstring injuries have raised concerns over current captain Clarke's short and long-term future. Warner, however, would be a bold selection as he hasn't always been a choir...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha interviews former Indian coach Greg Chappell November 9, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha interviews former Indian coach Greg Chappell soon after cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar released his autobiography, 'Playing it My Way'. ...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 9, 2014

    Watch this week's news spoofs with Cyrus Broacha in this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't'. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: Sachin Tendulkar November 5, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar hardly ever spoke out of turn as long as he played for India. He always measured his words without betraying his emotions. The only time he was rattled and decided to react was when Greg Chappell tried to tinker with his batting order during the 2007 World Cup. ...
  • Will match-fixing saga be part of Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography to be released today? November 5, 2014

    Appetite well whetted, cricketing world awaits the release of Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way'. And considering the batting icons no-holds-barred approach in the excerpts released so far, it could open a can of worms - including the 2000 match-fixing saga. Sachin's words have riled up some in a manner...
  • Playing It My Way: There is history behind Sachin Tendulkar's revelations November 5, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar hardly ever spoke out of turn as long as he played for India. He always measured his words without betraying his emotions. The only time he was rattled and decided to react was when Greg Chappell tried to tinker with his batting order during the 2007 World Cup. When...
  • Thank you Sachin: Reliving Tendulkar's journey November 4, 2014

    Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar's "Playing It My Way - My Autobiography" will be released on November 6. ...
  • Was Chappell's stint a dark period in Indian cricket? November 4, 2014

    Dropping a bombshell, Tendulkar has disclosed that the then India coach Greg Chappell had made a "shocking" suggestion to him to take over India's captaincy from Rahul Dravid. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 4, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 4, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Sachin Tendulkar hits out at Greg Chappell, calls him 'ringmaster' November 4, 2014

    The scars of the Greg Chappell era in Indian cricket have still not healed, 7 years after the Australian great's reign as Indian coach ended. Sachin Tendulkar's soon to be released autobiography has laid bare the bitterness of the Chapell era. In a break from his politically correct demeanor Sachin...
  • Laxman slams Chappell, backs Tendulkar's claims November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India batsman VVS Laxman slammed Greg Chappell and said the controversial ex-India coach had taken Indian cricket backwards during his two-year tenure as the national coach. "Chappell took Indian cricket backwards," Laxman said when asked to describe Chappell's tumultuous stint as coach from 2005 to 2007. Reacting to a...
  • Greg Chappell said I won't play for India under him: Zaheer Khan November 4, 2014

    India's premier speedster Zaheer Khan on Tuesday revealed that Greg Chappell had told him back in 2005 that the fast bowler "would never play for India" till the time he would remain at the helm and termed the period under the Australian as the "darkest phase of Indian cricket". "After he...
  • Sachin Tendulkar reveals, Dravid says no comments, Chappell denies November 4, 2014

    Cricket's Zen master, who never let anyone breach his zone while batting in the middle, has riled up many with his words that he chose to either keep to himself or used very carefully during his playing days. The launch of Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' is only...
  • Headlines like 'Endulkar' hurt me deeply: Sachin Tendulkar November 4, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography 'Playing It My Way' is eagerly awaited by cricket fraternity and fans, especially after the revelations about former India coach Greg Chappell made in the excerpts released to media on Monday. It's not a secret that the Chappell era, which included the embarrassing first-round exit from the...
  • Riled up Greg Chappell denies Sachin Tendulkar claims November 4, 2014

    Riled up by Sachin Tendulkar's comments in his autobiography 'Playing It My Way', former India coach Greg Chappell has come out denying the master blaster's claims that he wanted to replace Rahul Dravid as captain before the 2007 World Cup. It would be an understatement to say that the autobiography of...
  • Sachin Tendulkar vs Greg Chappell: reactions to the Sachin Story November 4, 2014

    It would be an understatement to say that the autobiography of India's greatest cricketer ever would create waves, and a sneak peek into that was delivered on Monday when a small excerpt from Sachin Tendulkar's 'Playing It My Way' sent shockwaves among cricket fans and fraternity. "Chappell wanted to replace me...
  • Not privy to discussions between Tendulkar and Chappell, says Dravid November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Former India captain Rahul Dravid said he was never "privy to any private conversation between two individuals" about Sachin Tendulkar's revelation in his upcoming autobiography about Greg Chappell wanting to remove the Karnataka stalwart from captaincy before 2007 World Cup. Tendulkar in his upcoming autobiography 'Playing It My Way'...
  • Sachin Tendulkar slams Chappell, calls him a ringmaster in his autobiography November 3, 2014

    Tendulkar and Greg Chappell didn't share a very cordial relationship and the master blaster has singled out the Australian for some harsh criticism. ...
  • 'Ringmaster' Chappell sought to remove Dravid from captaincy: Sachin Tendulkar November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Dropping a bombshell, Sachin Tendulkar has disclosed that the then India coach Greg Chappell had made a "shocking" suggestion to him to take over India's captaincy from Rahul Dravid months before the 2007 World Cup in West Indies. "Together, we could control Indian cricket for years", the Australian told...
  • Yusuf and Irfan Pathan launch their cricket academy September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian cricketers Yusuf and Irfan Pathan on Thursday launched their dream venture Cricket Academy of Pathans, which will start functioning from next monthend in their home town Baroda. The brothers said that they have about 57 years of active cricket still left in them. "This has been our vision for a...
  • Former India coach Greg Chappell backs MS Dhoni August 13, 2014

    Chappell heaped praise on Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher despite the Indian team's poor performance in the ongoing fivematch Test series against England where they are trailing 21. ...
  • 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 5, 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...