Ian Chappell

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Better bats, smaller boundaries reducing bowlers to virtual bowling machine, says Ian Chappell
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Better bats, smaller boundaries reducing bowlers to virtual bowling machine, says Ian Chappell

In a column for ESPNcricinfo, Chappell said the administrators need to find both the ideal balance between bat and ball and educate fans on cricket's values

T20s casting a dark shadow over Test cricket, says former Australian captain Ian Chappell
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T20s casting a dark shadow over Test cricket, says former Australian captain Ian Chappell

Chappell said T20 has an edge over the traditional format because of the short duration of time needed for the completion of a game.

If players truly believe in Test cricket, they need to appoint Virat Kohli as their spokesperson, says Ian Chappell
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If players truly believe in Test cricket, they need to appoint Virat Kohli as their spokesperson, says Ian Chappell

For the former Australia skipper, the players need to hold a summit with Virat Kohli in charge.

Ian Chappell says squad depth a 'prized' asset in COVID times; believes India, England well placed
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Ian Chappell says squad depth a 'prized' asset in COVID times; believes India, England well placed

Chappell said England too showed their depth in the ODI series against Pakistan and it will hold them in good stead in the Ashes.

Ian Chappell says India have even-money chance of beating England on their home turf
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Ian Chappell says India have even-money chance of beating England on their home turf

Chappell said it's India's formidable pace-bowling unit that has given them the "even-money chance" of beating England in their own backyard in the Test series.

Ian Chappell feels Ravichandran Ashwin is among the best right now; Sanjay Manjrekar thinks otherwise
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Ian Chappell feels Ravichandran Ashwin is among the best right now; Sanjay Manjrekar thinks otherwise

Besides Ashwin, the former Australian captain picked Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami and Kagiso Rabada among the top-five best bowlers right now, while keeping Pat Cummins at the top of the list.

Ian Chappell backs pacer Pat Cummins over Steve Smith to take over as Australia captain
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Ian Chappell backs pacer Pat Cummins over Steve Smith to take over as Australia captain

Chappell's views are in contrast to Paine, who recently said he will have no qualms about former skipper Smith returning to the job whenever he chooses to retire.

IPL 2021's suspension reminder of cricket's vulnerability, may lead to postponement of T20 World Cup, says Ian Chappell
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IPL 2021's suspension reminder of cricket's vulnerability, may lead to postponement of T20 World Cup, says Ian Chappell

India, which is grappling with a devastating second wave of the pandemic with cases rising by over 4 lakh everyday, is scheduled to host the T20 World Cup in October-November.

As others struggle overseas, India can alter that pattern, says Ian Chappell
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As others struggle overseas, India can alter that pattern, says Ian Chappell

The former Australian captain's belief stems from India's incredible depth of talent and its success ratio of late.

Rishabh Pant changed course of three Tests, most don't contribute that many in a career, says Ian Chappell
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Rishabh Pant changed course of three Tests, most don't contribute that many in a career, says Ian Chappell

Chappell also wrote that Pant, once criticised for his not so great glovework was commendable during the four Test matches.

India vs England: Ian Chappell blames visitors' 'ineptitude against spin' for third Test ending inside two days
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India vs England: Ian Chappell blames visitors' 'ineptitude against spin' for third Test ending inside two days

Former Australia captain Chappell said it was poor defence which led to England's collapse in the third Test against India.

India vs England: Joe Root failed to gain 'valuable psychological advantage' by not declaring in 1st Test, says Ian Chappell
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India vs England: Joe Root failed to gain 'valuable psychological advantage' by not declaring in 1st Test, says Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell lauded Joe Root for improvements in captaincy and his consistency with the bat, but said he can still learn the 'art of perception and psychology'.

India vs England: Hosts are favourites to clinch Test series, says former Australia captain Ian Chappell
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India vs England: Hosts are favourites to clinch Test series, says former Australia captain Ian Chappell

What should also bolster the home team is the addition of captain Virat Kohli to a strong batting line-up and their incredible recent triumph in Australia.

Ian Chappell says Steve Smith might get captaincy back, but only if there is no other choice
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Ian Chappell says Steve Smith might get captaincy back, but only if there is no other choice

Paine's performance behind the wickets and his tactics as captain in the just-concluded Test series against India which Australia lost 1-2 were severely criticised by former players.

India vs Australia: Ajinkya Rahane a born leader, captained visitors flawlessly in MCG, says Ian Chappell
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India vs Australia: Ajinkya Rahane a born leader, captained visitors flawlessly in MCG, says Ian Chappell

Under Rahane, India made a remarkable comeback after their humiliating loss in the first Test in Adelaide by winning the second Test by eight wickets.

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell says 'time is ripe' for a review of cricket's safety measures
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Former Australia captain Ian Chappell says 'time is ripe' for a review of cricket's safety measures

The run-up to the Test series between India and Australia was marked by a series of blows to head and concussion-related substitutes, reviving the debate around the use of bouncers by fast bowlers

Ian Chappell says teams need big squads to fight 'mental fatigue' caused due to strict bio-secure bubbles
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Ian Chappell says teams need big squads to fight 'mental fatigue' caused due to strict bio-secure bubbles

Leading Indian players have been in a series of bio-secure bubbles since September, initially while taking part in an Indian Premier League moved to the United Arab Emirates on health grounds.

India vs Australia: Ian Chappell praises Ajinkya Rahane's captaincy style, calls hosts' top order 'biggest concern'
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India vs Australia: Ian Chappell praises Ajinkya Rahane's captaincy style, calls hosts' top order 'biggest concern'

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has found Ajinkya Rahane to be a "fabulous captain" and expects that his "aggressive style" will suit the Indian team which would fancy its chances against a David Warner-less hosts in the first Test in Adelaide from 17 December.

Simon Taufel on banning switch-hit: It's impossible to officiate change of grip, stance
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Simon Taufel on banning switch-hit: It's impossible to officiate change of grip, stance

Earlier this week, former Australian skipper Ian Chappell had suggested the ICC to ban switch-hitting saying the shot is "blatantly unfair" to the bowlers and the fielding team.

Switch-hit is within laws, part of game's evolution, says Australia's Glenn Maxwell
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Switch-hit is within laws, part of game's evolution, says Australia's Glenn Maxwell

Maxwell plays the switch-hit effectively and has hit quite a few in the just-concluded three-match ODI series, something which Ian Chappell termed "illegal".