Ian Chappell

Sunil Gavaskar, Ian Chappell tip India to beat Pakistan again in World Cup

Legendary cricketers Sunil Gavaskar and Ian Chappell tipped India as favourites in their much anticipated World Cup clash against Pakistan, saying that past history and better acclimatisation to Australian conditions could tilt the balance in favour of the defending champions.

Feb 11, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Ian Chappell supports ICC's crackdown on bat size

 Former Australia captain Ian Chappell today supported the ICC's proposed crackdown on the size of bats after the upcoming cricket World Cup, saying that the increase in the thickness of the willow put the bowlers and umpires under the risk of suffering injuries.

Feb 08, 2015, 18:09 PM IST

Bowling is a big area of concern for India: Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels bowling is a big area of concern for India and the defending champions should go with two spinners rather then depending on pacers during the cricket World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

Feb 06, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Keep Virat Kohli at No.3 in World Cup: Ian Chappell

Describing India's defence of the World Cup title as shaky, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has advised them to keep star batsman Virat Kohli at number three to negate any opposition plans to bounce them out with short-pitched deliveries on lively pitches here.

Jan 26, 2015, 10:01 AM IST

India, South Africa biggest challenger to Australia in WC: Ian Chappell

Not too pleased with a couple of selection decisions in the Australian cricket squad for the ODI World Cup, former captain Ian Chappell said the home side will find its toughest competition in India and South Africa during the marquee event starting February 14.

Jan 18, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

India vs Australia: Ian Chappell, Michael Clarke criticise Virat Kohli's tactics

Just into his second Test as India captain, Virat Kohli has come under severe criticism for his tactics from Australian batting greats Ian Chappell and Michael Clarke for the way he shuffled his bowlers during the ongoing fourth and final cricket Test here.

Jan 07, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

India vs Australia, Sydney Test: Maverick Virat Kohli's strange tactics has few takers

By no means, it has been a test by fire for the new India Test captain Virat Kohli in Sydney. The Indian team suffered a horrendous Day 1 at Sydney Cricket Ground, then on Day 2 the script never got any better for the tourists.

Jan 07, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Ian Chappell's tips for India: Pick five bowlers for 4th Test

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels even though he backs the hosts to win the series 3-0, India should field five specialist bowlers including two spinners in the final cricket Test, starting January 6.

Jan 03, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Ian Chappell criticises India after practice pitches complaints

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Saturday lashed out at the Indian cricket team for complaining about the practice pitches at the Gabba here.

Dec 20, 2014, 23:09 PM IST

Steven Smith should stay captain even if Michael Clarke returns: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that stand-in-skipper Steven Smith should continue to lead the national side even if the injured Michael Clarke returns to the field.

Dec 17, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

Ian Chappell says it is time Virat Kohli handed full-time Test captaincy

 Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell feels India Test skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has passed his use-by-date and it's the perfect time to make Virat Kohli a full-time leader for the longest version of the game.

Dec 14, 2014, 11:29 AM IST

Australia will win but by what margin is a question: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has no doubt that the home team will win the upcoming Test series against India but he feels the margin would depend on how the visiting batsmen tackle the pace and bounce.

Dec 06, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

Phil Hughes death will affect Aussie attack against India, says Ian Chappell

Phillip Hughes' death after being hit by a bouncer has left Ian Chappell shocked like most of the cricket world and the former Australian captain feels his country's pacers would find it tough to use the short-pitched delivery in the upcoming Test series against India.

Nov 30, 2014, 12:58 PM IST

First Test should go ahead, say former Australian skippers

Former skippers Ian Chappell and Mark Taylor feel next week's first Test between India and Australia in Brisbane should go ahead as it would help the cricketers and the fans to come out and share the mourning of the loss of Phillip Hughes.

Nov 28, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

'Ton-hungry' Shane Watson says 'plenty of kick left in old horse'

Australia all-rounder Shane Watson reportedly wants to face up to the final frontier in his Test career by defeating some batting mental demons and hitting big tons against India this summer.

Nov 16, 2014, 20:55 PM IST

Chandrasekhar says he emulated Richie Benaud

Former Australia Test captain Richie Benaud not only inspired the likes of Ian Chappell and Shane Warne but Indian great B S Chandrasekhar also emulated the Aussie leg-spinner of the 1950s.

Nov 10, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

Commentator Richie Benaud fighting skin cancer

Legendary cricket commentator Richie Benaud revealed Monday he is battling skin cancer and is undergoing radiation therapy.

Nov 10, 2014, 09:50 AM IST

India, Aus, Proteas favourites to win World Cup: Ian Chappell

With the teams entering the final phase of their preparations for next year's World Cup, cricketing great Ian Chappell has said defending champions India, Australia and South Africa are the favourites to win the game's showpiece event.

Sep 07, 2014, 16:39 PM IST

Dhoni right man to lead India, Virat`s time will come: Rahul Dravid

Former India captain Rahul Dravid said that there is no need to replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni as suggested by former Australian skipper Ian Chappell because the team has "progressed" well under the able leadership of the Jharkhand wicketkeeper-batsman.

Jul 16, 2014, 23:17 PM IST

ICC no good in handling on-field showdowns: Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels incidents like the alleged fracas between Ravindra Jadeja and James Anderson in the India-England Test series are increasing because the ICC has not been good enough while deciding on such issues.

Jul 16, 2014, 16:13 PM IST