Ian Chappell

When Sachin Tendulkar blamed Greg Chappel for taking Indian cricket 5 years backward

Many unknown facets of Tendulkar's career came out at 'Unknown Sachin Tapes' session at a literary festival.

Nov 29, 2015, 22:27 PM IST

Ian Chappell brands Aussie fielding as 'worst in 30 years'

Chappell said that Australia are very ordinary in catching apart from David Warner and Smith, adding that ground fielding and throwing wise are worse than the mid-80s side.

Nov 21, 2015, 12:01 PM IST

All-star cricket meant to have fun and inspire others: Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar feels that the All-Star 20Twenty Series is a great way to interact with spectators.

Nov 03, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Virender Sehwag had great mental strength, I will miss him: Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell heaped praise on retired India batsman Virender Sehwag, terming him as someone unique with great mental strength.

Oct 21, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

Jaggu was a rarity amongst administrators: Ian Chappell

Recalling one of his many meetings with Jagmohan Dalmiya, former Australian captain Ian Chappell today paid a rich tribute to the late BCCI President, saying he was a "rarity among administrators and that history should judje him kindly".

Sep 21, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Ashes 2015: Ian Chappell calls for revamped domestic system in Australia

 Former Australia captain Ian Chappell called for a complete rethink of Australia's domestic cricket system after the team's crushing defeat in the ongoing Ashes series in England.

Aug 10, 2015, 21:21 PM IST

Why should I lag behind if there is 15-degree benefit: Ravichandran Ashwin

One of the few off-spinners in world cricket with a clean action, India's Ravichandran Ashwin admits that the need to use the allowed 15-degree flex does arise in the modern game even though he has learnt to bowl with a straight arm.

Jul 17, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

How Canadians beat Chappell-led Australia at cricket

Australia's shocking loss to Eastern Canada here in 1975 followed a night when the tourists were tricked into partying hard, recalls a senior cricket official.

Jun 23, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

'Aggressive' Virat Kohli should harness his passion, emotion: Geoffrey Boycott

England cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott has come up with a handful of advice for India's new full-time Test captain Virat Kohli saying the aggressive batsman has to find his own way to get his players' support and try to harness his passion and emotion.

Jun 12, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs

Cricket legends have called for restoring the balance between bat and ball, including easing fielding restrictions and regulating bat thickness, in the ODI format.

Mar 31, 2015, 20:52 PM IST

Cricket World Cup: Former greats attribute India's loss to missed opportunities

Attributing India's ouster from the World Cup to crucial missed opportunities, former cricketers on Thursday said the team needed a big knock from a top-order batsman to have a shot at overhauling the mammoth Australian total.

Mar 26, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Spin bowling a big advantage for India: Ian Chappell

 Former Australian captain Ian Chappell today said Ravichandran Ashwin will get purchase from the SCG wicket and that spin would be a "big advantage" for India when they square off against the Michael Clarke-led side in the cricket World Cup semi-finals here on Thursday.

Mar 23, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Rohit Sharma reminds Ian Chappell of Aravinda de Silva

Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell on Sunday said that Indian Rohit Sharma’s match-winning innings of 137 against Bangladesh in the cricket World Cup quarter-final reminded him of Sri Lankan batting great Aravinda de Silva.

Mar 22, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Australian attack lacks a world class spinner: Ian Chappell

With Australian pacers gearing up to take on a formidable Indian batting line up in the World Cup semi-final, former captain Ian Chappell says home attack is not completely balanced as they lack a top class spinner.

Mar 21, 2015, 19:27 PM IST

India combining well as a bowling unit: Sunil Gavaskar

Impressed with the excellent bowling show by the Indian team so far, former captain Sunil Gavaskar on Thursday said that the bowlers have combined well as a unit to pick all the opposition wickets in the seven wins on the trot in the ongoing cricket World Cup.

Mar 19, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact

Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that`s nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches.

Feb 24, 2015, 10:14 AM IST

Mohit Sharma has been a revelation: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels rookie pacer Mohit Sharma has been a revelation in the ongoing World Cup as he has made a huge difference to the Indian attack, bringing about a turnaround in the side's fortunes after a string of poor shows in the run-up to the showpiece event.

Feb 22, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

India must pick Axar Patel over Ravindra Jadeja: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni must pick specialist spinner Axar Patel over "bits and pieces" player Ravindra Jadeja in the team's second cricket World Cup game against South Africa here on Sunday.

Feb 21, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

'Gary Kirsten's presence in South Africa camp won't make much difference'

Even as South Africa plot India's downfall with the help of Gary Kirsten and Mike Hussey, cricketing greats Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell on Wednesday felt their presence would not make much of a difference to the Proteas' chances in their World Cup game against the holders.

Feb 18, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

India were superior to Pakistan in all aspect: Sunil Gavaskar

Former skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes India were superior to Pakistan in every aspect of the game during their World Cup win in Adelaide but said they need to work more on their bowling and fielding before they take on title-contenders such as Australia and New Zealand.

Feb 15, 2015, 20:43 PM IST