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Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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To whitewash India, Aussies must stop Sehwag and Tendulkar: Chappell


December 31st, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Former Test captain Ian Chappell feels that if Australia can shut down Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar they can inflict a 4-0 whitewash on India ... Read more...

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Mike Brearley, Ted Dexter, Ian Chappell for Pataudi Memorial Lecture


December 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 28 (IANS) Sharmila Tagore, the wife of former Indian Cricket captain late Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, is excited about the plan of the Board of Cricket Control in ... Read more...

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India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell concerned with lack of depth in Australian batting


December 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 22 (IANS) Former captain Ian Chappell feels that lack of emerging talent in Australian batting was allowing struggling veteran players like Ricky Ponting to prolong their careers."It's an ... Read more...

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Important for Sehwag and Zaheer to fire together: Ian Chappell


December 17th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that India's bowling doesn't match up as well as the New Zealand attack did in favourable conditions to humble ... Read more...

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BCCI interested in making money, more than cricket: Chappell


August 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell launched a scathing attack on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for allowing senior players have ... 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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Five Indians in Wisden Test XI true reflection of World No.1 team


April 14th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Cricketers' almanack Wisden has honoured Sachin Tendulkar as the leading player of 2010 and its Test XI has five Indians, reflecting the country's pre-eminence in ... Read more...

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Former Oz Test stars want youth into Australian one-day cricket team


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Test stars have called for Michael Clarke to be handed the one-day captaincy in the next fortnight as pressure intensifies on national selectors to inject new blood ... Read more...

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Oz selectors to decide Ponting’s fate early next week


March 26th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 26 (ANI): Australia's national selectors will meet early next week to decide whether Ricky Ponting should captain the team to Bangladesh.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the selectors are likely ... Read more...

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Chappell says ‘crazy and idiotic’ Afridi not the right guy for Pak captaincy


March 21st, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21(ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is "a bit crazy" and should not be in charge of the Pakistan World Cup team."When ... Read more...

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Ponting likely to continue as Oz skipper


March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor are unlikely to recommend the sack for current skipper Ricky Ponting during their forensic review of Australian ... Read more...

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Australia doing things too easily in World Cup group stage: Ian Chappell


March 8th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 8(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell reckons that the Ricky Ponting-led team's path through the World Cup group stage is proving too easy, depriving them of solid hit-outs needed before ... Read more...

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New Zealand, Australia cricketers pay tribute to quake victims (Diary)


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Nagpur, Feb 25 (IANS) New Zealand and Australian cricketers were overcome with emotion as they paid tribute to the victims of the Christchurch earthquake before the start of ... Read more...

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Both New Zealand and Australia have a point to prove (Preview)


February 24th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Nagpur, Feb 24 (IANS) The earthquake back home in Christchurch is bound to rattle the New Zealand team and at the same time the tragic event should spur them ... Read more...

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‘Cricket Australia has to overhaul a flawed system’: Ian Chappell


January 9th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9(ANI): Former Australian batsman Ian Chappell has urged Cricket Australia to instigate an independent review of all cricketing bodies in the country following the 3-1 Ashes series defeat to England."Cricket ... Read more...

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Atherton’s ridicule of baggy greens leaves Australians simmering


January 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Former England captain Mike Atherton's ridicule of the Australia's traditional baggy green cap has left the former World No.1 side simmering with anger, reveals their batting coach Justin ... Read more...

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Ponting shouldn’t be in Oz dressing room: Ian Chappell


January 4th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.4 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said injured skipper Ricky Ponting should not have been in Australia's dressing room during the first day's play against England at the SCG.'I ... Read more...

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Chappell doesn’t want Ponting in dressing room


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3(IANS) Cricketer-turned-commentator Ian Chappell continued with his scathing remarks over Ricky Ponting's captaincy and Monday objected to his presence in the Australian dressing room during the fifth and last Ashes ... Read more...

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It is time for Ponting to stand aside for a younger captain: Chappell


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 2(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting's plans of extending his leadership to the 2013 Ashes series is unrealistic, according to former legend Ian Chappell."Like a politician intoxicated by power, Ponting has ... Read more...

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Clarke needs to be tougher batsman to win over Oz fans: Dean Jones


January 1st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian stand-in captain Michael Clarke must start making runs to win the hearts of Australian fans again, according to former batsman Dean Jones.Clarke was named captain after Ricky Ponting ... Read more...

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Ponting hindering renewal of Oz team by not giving up skipper’s job: Chappell


December 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 30 (ANI): Ricky Ponting is hindering the renewal of the Australian team after a humiliating loss in the Ashes series by not giving up his skipper's job, according to cricket ... Read more...

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Chappell wants Ponting’s suspension for arguing with umpires


December 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has demanded the suspension of skipper Ricky Ponting.Ponting was fined 40 per cent of his match fee for his finger-pointing rant at umpires ... Read more...

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Clarke must shape up as batsman or forget about Oz captaincy: Ian Chappell


December 21st, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell has said that Michael Clarke must reaffirm his status as an irreplaceable Test batsman before he can lay claim to succeed Ricky Ponting as ... Read more...

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Ponting’s captaincy is hurting Australia: Ian Chappell


December 20th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captain and now television commentator Ian Chappell has said that incumbent skipper Ricky Ponting is trying too hard to prove he's worthy, and adds that ... Read more...

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Chappell denies ‘physical confrontation’ with Botham


December 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has denied that he was recently involved in a "physical confrontation" with Englishman Sir Ian Botham.Chappell's reaction follows reports that he and Botham had ... Read more...

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Aussies look like ‘a bunch of Clydesdales’ on field in Ashes series: Chappell


December 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 12(ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has branded Ricky Ponting's team as "a bunch of Clydesdales" after the visiting England team outplayed them in the opening two Ashes Tests.Australia has ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell, Botham renew their grudge in Adelaide Oval car park scuffle


December 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.7 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell and Englishmen Sir Ian Botham renewed a 30-year-old grudge, when they had to be separated after having a dispute in the car park outside ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Bollinger still in limbo land over inclusion


December 1st, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec. 1 (ANI): New South Wales left-arm quick Doug Bollinger appears to be in a state of limbo as far as the ongoing Ashes series is concerned.With the second Ashes Test ... Read more...

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Selectors must dump ‘confidence-ebbed’ Johnson for Adelaide Test: Ian Chappell


November 30th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Struggling Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson must be removed from the second Test of the Ashes series, former captain Ian Chappell has said.Chappell said that the selectors had no ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell backs ‘lively character’ Clarke to hold court in Oz dressing room as skipper


November 24th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24(ANI): Former Australian cricketer Ian Chappell insists that Michael Clarke is a very capable leader and communicator, and has the right manner to hold court in the Australian dressing room. ... Read more...

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Chappell prefers Ponting over Waugh to lead Australia


October 17th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 17 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that he would prefer Ricky Ponting to captain the team than Steve Waugh.Comparing the records of both captains until Shane Warne ... Read more...

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Ageing Ponting’s reign as skipper may end by April 2011: Chappell


October 17th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 17 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ian Chappell believes that Ricky Ponting's reign as skipper may be over by April 2011.Chappell expects Ponting to be removed as captain or reach the ... Read more...

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