Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell wants Virat Kohli to take over Test captaincy from MS Dhoni

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell does not find Mahendra Singh Dhoni good enough to be India`s Test captain, saying he was past his prime as far as leading the side and it was right time to hand the reins of the team to Virat Kohli.

Jul 15, 2014, 21:30 PM IST

If curators produce poor pitches, then sack them, says Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is absolutely livid about the 22-yard strip at Trent Bridge which was on offer and has urged the authorities to "sack curators" who produce poor quality pitches.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

If curators produce poor pitches, then sack them: Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is absolutely livid about the 22-yard strip at Trent Bridge which was on offer and has urged the authorities to "sack curators" who produce poor quality pitches.

Jul 15, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Ex-Oz paceman Gary Gilmour passes away at 62

Former Australian paceman Gary Gilmour has passed away at the age of 62 after a long battle with ill health.

Jun 11, 2014, 12:48 PM IST

Replace defensive MS Dhoni with aggressive Virat Kohli: Ian Chappell

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell feels Virat Kohli should replace Mahendra Singh Dhoni as India`s Test captain as the incumbent is defensive and lets the game "meander along like an absent-minded professor strolling in the park".

Feb 23, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Chappell says `superstar` Johnson not faster than legendary `Thommo`

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that pace sensation Mitchell Johnson is not faster than the legendary Jeff Thomson even though Johnson left a trail of broken bones, cracked helmets and depressed batsmen in his recent run against South Africa.

Feb 23, 2014, 13:20 PM IST

T20 imbalancing cricket: Ian Chapell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that Twenty20 cricket has made the game more batsmen-centric and more needs to be done to maintain a balance between the bat and the ball. According to him, if this continues it could lead to the demise of the sport.

Feb 02, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

Cook doesn`t have it in him to be a good captain: Ian Chappell

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels struggling Alastair Cook is not good enough to lead the England team as he lacks fire power and the home team will convincingly win the one day series with the visitors looking "terible" on the field.

Jan 14, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

India have by far the best young batsmen: Chappell

Effusive in his praise for the Indian batsmen, former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that the side is currently producing "by far the best" crop of young talented cricketers.

Jan 13, 2014, 16:47 PM IST

Steve Smith`s mature Perth show stamped him as future Oz captain, says Ian Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that young Ashes star Steve Smith`s mature performance in the third Ashes Test at the WACA has stamped him as a future leader of Australia.

Dec 22, 2013, 14:30 PM IST

Ian Chappell warns Oz sledging may lead to fistcuffs

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has slammed Australia for their `rabid` Ashes sledging and warned them that it could turn physical over the course of the series.

Nov 28, 2013, 15:15 PM IST

Ian Chappell slams ICC, Boards for doing little against corruption

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has slammed the ICC and the cricket Boards for their "weak leadership" while dealing with corruption in the game and said they need to do more to stamp out the menace.

Nov 19, 2013, 20:53 PM IST

`Prince` Virat can fill in Tendulkar`s shoes: Chappell

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell on Sunday joined the bandwagon of experts who feel that Virat Kohli can fill in the big shoes of retiring Sachin Tendulkar.

Nov 03, 2013, 16:45 PM IST

Ian Chappell urges Oz selectors to leave Bailey out of winter Ashes

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said that leaving ODI captain George Bailey out of the first Test of the winter Ashes series is the correct move for Australian selectors, despite Bailey`s mountain of runs in one-day cricket.

Nov 03, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Ian Chappell bemoans bowlers becoming `endangered species`

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has said in his column that there is a chance bowlers will become an endangered species if the trend for heavier bats and shorter boundaries continues.

Oct 21, 2013, 10:59 AM IST

Ian Chappell warns of bowlers becoming "endangered species"

Former Australian captain Ian Chappell feels that the trend of using heavier bats and making boundaries shorter in limited-over cricket will further tilt the game in favour of batsmen and bowlers may become "endangered species".

Oct 20, 2013, 20:30 PM IST

We don`t censor commentators: Srinivasan

BCCI President N Srinivasan has rejected accusations that the Indian Cricket Board censors commentators employed by it, insisting that it does not "interfere with the freedom of the press".

Oct 13, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

Ian Chappell hits out at BCCI for muzzling commentators over DRS

Former Australian skipper Ian Chappell has slammed Indian Cricket Board for "muzzling" commentators over the controversial DRS.

Oct 10, 2013, 12:34 PM IST

English media says India tour will give Oz players opportunity to stake Ashes claims

The English media has said that the India ODI tour will give Australian players an opportunity to stake their Test claims for the winter Ashes series, along with regaining back their grip on the world number one ranking.

Oct 09, 2013, 13:23 PM IST

Can never be complacent against Aussies, says Rohit Sharma

They maybe a far cry from the melange of talented bunch they once used to be but the current Australian side touring India for the upcoming limited-overs series cannot be taken lightly considering their IPL and CLT20 experience, feels star batsman Rohit Sharma.

Oct 08, 2013, 23:07 PM IST