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T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli's innings against Pakistan was close to 'Bhagavad Gita', says Greg Chappell
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T20 World Cup: Virat Kohli's innings against Pakistan was close to 'Bhagavad Gita', says Greg Chappell

Greg Chappell pointed out that Kohli’s aggressive knock took the art of batting to another level and has actually legitimised the T20 cricket as an art form.

'He's served his punishment': Greg Chappell wants David Warner captaincy ban to end
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'He's served his punishment': Greg Chappell wants David Warner captaincy ban to end

David Warner was handed a lifelong leadership ban after the 2018 ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.

Shane Warne was an illusionist first and leg-spinner second, says Greg Chappell
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Shane Warne was an illusionist first and leg-spinner second, says Greg Chappell

Chappell said Warne was just more than a great leg-spinner as he inspired a generation of cricketers to take up his craft.

MS Dhoni is one of the sharpest cricket minds I have encountered, says Greg Chappell
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MS Dhoni is one of the sharpest cricket minds I have encountered, says Greg Chappell

Australian great Chappell has rated former India captain Dhoni as "one of the sharpest cricket minds", saying his decision-making skills set him apart from his great contemporaries.

India vs Sri Lanka: Don't take overseas coaches seriously, Greg Chappell once rejected Deepak Chahar, says Venkatesh Prasad
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India vs Sri Lanka: Don't take overseas coaches seriously, Greg Chappell once rejected Deepak Chahar, says Venkatesh Prasad

Prasad was referring to the time when Chappell was appointed Rajasthan Cricket Academy's Director of Cricket by former IPL chief Lalit Modi after he resigned from India coach's position.

Rahul Dravid 'picked our brains' and developed structure in India to find young talent, says Greg Chappell
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Rahul Dravid 'picked our brains' and developed structure in India to find young talent, says Greg Chappell

Chappell, one of the finest batsmen to have played the game, cautioned that talented Australian cricketers might find their careers at crossroads because of the domestic structure.

Young Australian cricketers are still in 'primary school' compared to Indian counterparts, says Greg Chappell
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Young Australian cricketers are still in 'primary school' compared to Indian counterparts, says Greg Chappell

An Injury-hit India sans their star players notched up an incredible 2-1 win over Australia in the four-Test series and Chappell believes it is the robust domestic structure and efforts put in by BCCI which prepares its youngsters to take on the rigours of international cricket.

India vs Australia: 'I am representation of new India', says Virat Kohli on playing cricket with an 'Australian mindset'
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India vs Australia: 'I am representation of new India', says Virat Kohli on playing cricket with an 'Australian mindset'

On the eve of the first Test against Australia, Kohli was asked about his aggressive brand of cricket coupled with a fighting attitude that the former Australia captain, who also served as India coach, found similar to the mindset of his countrymen.

India vs Australia: Virat Kohli the 'most Australian non-Australian' cricketer of all time, says Greg Chappell
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India vs Australia: Virat Kohli the 'most Australian non-Australian' cricketer of all time, says Greg Chappell

Chappell invoked Mahatma Gandhi before crediting Kohli's intensity for bringing about a paradigm shift in Indian cricket.

Virat Kohli is one of game's most influential personalities, say ex-Australia players Greg Chappell, Mark Taylor
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Virat Kohli is one of game's most influential personalities, say ex-Australia players Greg Chappell, Mark Taylor

Virat Kohli is "a very powerful guy" in world cricket who can perform both the roles of an aggressive cricketer and a statesman with great aplomb, feels former Australian captain Mark Taylor.

How an e-mail from Sunil Gavaskar landed Gary Kirsten coaching job of Indian cricket team
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How an e-mail from Sunil Gavaskar landed Gary Kirsten coaching job of Indian cricket team

Kirsten said he went for interview on the invitation of Gavaskar, who was part of the coach selection panel, and ended up with the job after being offered his predecessor Greg Chappell's contract.

Debate over ICC's ban on saliva a 'bloody storm in a teacup', says former Australia captain Greg Chappell
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Debate over ICC's ban on saliva a 'bloody storm in a teacup', says former Australia captain Greg Chappell

Former India coach Greg Chappell says talks of saliva ban tilting the balance towards batsmen is a "bloody storm in a teacup" but sweat will also be very effective when it comes to shining the ball in Test cricket.

Irfan Pathan retires: Once a swing-bowling sensation, left arm seamer bids adieu to 'glittering' career of unfulfilled promises
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Irfan Pathan retires: Once a swing-bowling sensation, left arm seamer bids adieu to 'glittering' career of unfulfilled promises

From the point of view of Indian cricket, Irfan Pathan's career is of unfulfilled potential, in short bursts there were glitter but the towering expectations of being the next Kapil Dev, the next Wasim Akram in the lack of clear roadmap was a bit too much for the wonder as he lost his consistency and zing.

Australia vs New Zealand: Hot favourites Tim Paine and Co expected to continue winning run but Kiwis not an 'average' Test side anymore
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Australia vs New Zealand: Hot favourites Tim Paine and Co expected to continue winning run but Kiwis not an 'average' Test side anymore

Home advantage is massive in Test cricket. However, this New Zealand side has started to show an ability to overcome adverse conditions and find a way to be successful.

Greg Chappell retires as Cricket Australia selector; board hunts for replacement
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Greg Chappell retires as Cricket Australia selector; board hunts for replacement

Australia are on the hunt for a new national selector after Greg Chappell announced his retirement from the game on Thursday.

Australia's Peter Siddle, Dan Christian to co-captain Prime Minister's XI in T20 against Sri Lanka in October
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Australia's Peter Siddle, Dan Christian to co-captain Prime Minister's XI in T20 against Sri Lanka in October

Siddle, was a member of Australia's Test squad which recently retained the Ashes in England.

Venugopal Rao says playing alongside Sachin Tendulkar and against Pakistan highest point in international career
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Venugopal Rao says playing alongside Sachin Tendulkar and against Pakistan highest point in international career

The 37-year-old Rao on Tuesday announced retirement from all forms of the game after playing 16 ODIs between 2005 and 2006, from which he scored 218 runs with the help of a half-century.

It is misconception that if you've played more you've more knowledge or power, says India's chief selector MSK Prasad
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It is misconception that if you've played more you've more knowledge or power, says India's chief selector MSK Prasad

The chairman of the selection committee, MSK Prasad, spoke on a variety of issues ranging from the jibes on his stature (his Test record is six matches), allegations that the Indian team management bullies him, lack of vision and the 'lame duck' jibe by none other than the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell reveals battle with skin cancer; ready to commentate on upcoming Ashes
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Former Australia captain Ian Chappell reveals battle with skin cancer; ready to commentate on upcoming Ashes

Chappell, who played 75 Tests for Australia between 1964 and 1980, has completed five weeks of intense radiation therapy after he had skin cancers removed from his shoulder, neck and underarm.

WV Raman faces tough challenge of resolving infight between senior women cricketers, convert warring groups into a team again
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WV Raman faces tough challenge of resolving infight between senior women cricketers, convert warring groups into a team again

How well WV Raman manages to get the warring groups to sit together and take on a common enemy will define his role in the team.