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Laxman always found Eden ‘very very special’


August 18th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman's decision to quit international cricket has created an emptiness at the Eden Gardens - an iconic venue with which the stylish Hyderabadi's love affair ... Read more...

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Sehwag denies reports of rift in Team India


March 10th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Indian batsman Virender Sehwag Saturday denied reports of his rift with captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni saying he has no ambitions to lead the team.Sehwag blamed ... Read more...

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Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

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Australian media accuses Sehwag of creating rift in team


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) The Australian media accused senior batsman Virender Sehwag of creating a rift in the Indian team, which is reeling under the stress of two embarrassing ... Read more...

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Big Bash could affect Test team’s preparations: Inverarity


December 21st, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer.The ... Read more...

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Have no intentions to retire, says Ponting


November 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 24 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting said that he has no plans of retiring any time soon and asked the selectors in his no-nonsense way to give ... Read more...

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Laxman’s tryst with ‘very very special’ Eden still going strong


November 15th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) V.V.S. Laxman's love affair with Eden Gardens has been on for over a decade now. And it is still going strong. The stylish willower scripted his ... Read more...

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Tendulkar had been surprisingly fragile: Chappell


October 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell, in his new book "Fierce Focus", claims batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has occasionally been mentally fragile.Tendulkar is idolised by ... Read more...

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Warner credits Greg Chappell for CLT20 success


October 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 9 (IANS) Australia's Twenty20 expert David Warner has credited former chairman of selectors Greg Chappell for his recent success in Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) and said he is ... Read more...

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There is something wrong with Cricket Australia: Chappell


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels the country's cricket board relying on the Argus report to plug the loopholes in the team suggests there is something ... Read more...

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CA makes sweeping changes, sacks Hilditch and Chappell from selection panel


August 19th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 19 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Friday made sweeping changes by sacking national selection panel chairman Andrew Hilditch and stripped Greg Chappell of his role as a selector while ... Read more...

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Former Australia selectors’ chief Hohns makes a comeback


August 8th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) chairman of selectors Trevor Hohns is making a comeback as Queensland's chairman of selectors this season.Hohns replaces former Queensland wicketkeeper Ray Phillips ... Read more...

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Australia announce under-19 cricket squad for India tour


August 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Monday announced a 14-member under-19 squad for a three-week tour to India that also involves Sri Lanka.National talent manager Greg Chappell, a former ... Read more...

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PCB chief to meet ICC officials at Lord’s


July 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chief Ijaz Butt is expected to meet top International Cricket Council (ICC) and English board officials on the sidelines of the 2,000th Test that ... Read more...

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Felt unwanted in team during Chappell’s tenure, says Zaheer


June 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India's fast bowling spearhead Zaheer Khan says the two years under Australian coach Greg Chappell were one of the worst in his career when he ... Read more...

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Australia can’t afford to waste talent: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 14 (IANS) Australia does not have a talent pool like India and thus cannot afford to lose talented players, said selector and former captain Greg Chappell.Chappell, a former ... Read more...

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Australia can’t waste talent like India: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia's national talent manager and selector Greg Chappell, who returned from a recent reconnaissance mission to Boston and Texas, has said that the cricket board cannot afford ... Read more...

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Veteran Oz Test cricketers told to score to keep place intact: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia's ageing Test stars may not be replaced immediately from the squad, but selectors have made it clear that they must contribute more than runs to command places ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz captains praise Ponting’s move to play and help Clarke


March 30th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 30 (ANI): Ponting's decision to resign as captain but continue to make himself available for selection as a batsman is unconventional in Australian cricket, but former skipper Kim Hughes believes ... Read more...

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Chappell backs Ponting’s on field tantrums


March 19th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 19 (ANI): Greg Chappell came out in support of under attack skipper Ricky Ponting for his tantrum on the field against Canada.Ponting has faced the rough end of the ... Read more...

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CA to investigate widespread doctoring of pitches by Oz domestic teams


March 18th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 18 (ANI): Cricket Australia will investigate reports of widespread doctoring of pitches for Sheffield Shield matches by local sides to get favourable result.CA's playing conditions committee, which includes former players ... Read more...

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Sack Ponting and Hilditch: John Benaud


March 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 17 (IANS) Former Test selector John Benaud feels it is high time for Cricket Australia (CA) to sack Andrew Hilditch as the chief selector and replace Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Chappell says he never told Mike Hussey to retire


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.22 (ANI): Australian cricket selector Greg Chappell has refuted suggestions in the media that he had advised Mike Hussey to retire.Labelling such a claim as "untrue", Chappell said that he had ... Read more...

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Chappell denies advising Hussey to retire


February 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 21 (IANS) Australian selector and former India coach Greg Chappell has denied advising experienced batsman Michael Hussey to retire.Hussey was dropped from the Australian World Cup squad as the selectors ... Read more...

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Murali’s Centre of Excellence stint would be a priceless for young Oz spinners: Healy


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy reckons that veteran Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's stint with Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence would help the future generation of spinners in the ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia manages coup, ropes in Muralidaran for guest spin coach role


February 8th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.8 (ANI): Once declared an outcast by Australian cricket fans, veteran Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has agreed to sign on as a guest spin coach at the Brisbane-based Centre of ... Read more...

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Oz cricket circles debating usefulness of Brisbane cricket academy


February 7th, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by ANI
Brisbane/Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI):Opinions are divided over how to nurture the next generation of Australian cricketers.Officials of state cricket bodies and the Brisbane-based Centre of Excellence are increasingly at loggerheads over whether the ... Read more...

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Lee lynchpin of Oz World Cup attack: Chappell, Waugh


February 7th, 2011 - 8:54 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.7 (ANI): Former Australian Test skippers Greg Chappell and Steve Waugh have both rated fast bowler Brett Lee as the spiritual leader and lynchpin of Australia's World Cup attack after his ... Read more...

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Nice ploy by Hayden to sell his book, says Harbhajan


February 5th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Feb 5 (IANS) Off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Saturday blasted former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden, who in his autobiography wrote that the bowler and ex-India captain Sourav Ganguly chickened out of ... Read more...

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Chappell, Waugh describe Brett Lee’s comeback as Australia’s World Cup inspiration


February 5th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 5 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who made a rousing return from a 15-month injury lay-off, has been hailed as Australia's World Cup "inspiration" by greats like Greg Chappell and ... Read more...

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Greg Chappell expects ’strike bowler’ Tait to fire on all cylinders during World Cup


January 27th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 27(ANI): Australia's full-time selector Greg Chappell is confident that fast bowler Shaun Tait will prove his worth during the upcoming World Cup despite breaking down mid-series against England.Tait, on the ... Read more...

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Oz selectors against resting key players ahead of World Cup: Chappell


January 26th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Jan 26(ANI): Australia's full-time selector Greg Chappell has said that key players such as Shane Watson and Brett Lee would continuing participating in the ongoing ODI series against England, at least ... Read more...

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Greg Chappell reposes faith in Clarke


January 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Australian selector Greg Chappell Tuesday backed acting captain Michael Clarke to regain form before the World Cup and said he will come out of the slump like his ... Read more...

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Oz selectors delighted with Lee’s form going into World Cup


January 25th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Jan.25 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee could be just as invaluable to Australia's World Cup campaign in the Indian subcontinent as current golden boy Shane Watson, given his form ... Read more...

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Clarke has till end of World Cup to regain form: Greg Chappell


January 25th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Jan.25 (ANI): Australia's full-time selector Greg Chappell has guaranteed vice-captain Michael Clarke's spot in the national squad until after the World Cup that is being played in the Indian subcontinent, despite ... Read more...

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