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'What’s that going to do?': Ian Chappell not is favour of lifting David Warner's captaincy ban
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'What’s that going to do?': Ian Chappell not is favour of lifting David Warner's captaincy ban

Ian Chappell feels there is no point in lifting David Warner’s captaincy ban as age is not in favour of the opener.

‘T20 leagues popping up faster than weeds, programme headed for implosion’: Ian Chappell
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‘T20 leagues popping up faster than weeds, programme headed for implosion’: Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell mentioned that the administrators need to consult with the international players before deciding on the schedule.

Ben Stokes the Test skipper can learn from his recent T20 success: Ian Chappell
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Ben Stokes the Test skipper can learn from his recent T20 success: Ian Chappell

Ben Stokes was elevated to England Test captain job earlier this year at the expense of Joe Root in the wake of England's prolonged poor run.

Former Australia captain Ian Chappell calls time on commentary career
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Former Australia captain Ian Chappell calls time on commentary career

Australian cricket legend Ian Chappell has decided to end his 45-year-long stunning commentary career

'Test cricket won't die in my lifetime but who'll be playing it?' asks Ian Chappell
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'Test cricket won't die in my lifetime but who'll be playing it?' asks Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell, believes that international cricket faces a real challenge of retaining players in the face of rapid expansion of T20 leagues around the world.

IPL 2022: Genuine pace of Umran Malik will be hard to ignore, says Ian Chappell
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IPL 2022: Genuine pace of Umran Malik will be hard to ignore, says Ian Chappell

Chappell says that the advent of IPL has acted as a catalyst for India's 'enormous depth in pace bowling' and it is not showing any signs of abating.

Shane Warne was a generous and honest champion, says Ian Chappell
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Shane Warne was a generous and honest champion, says Ian Chappell

Narrating an incident, Chappell said: "I once saw him walk into a room full of business people who all knew his name. He wandered over to the first bloke, held out his hand and said, 'Hi, I'm Shane'

It is captains and players who win or lose matches not coaches, says Ian Chappell
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It is captains and players who win or lose matches not coaches, says Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell doesn't understand all the fuss over the resignation of Justin Langer, saying it is the captain and players who win matches not the coach.

Ian Chappell calls past players Justin Langer's 'PR machine', supports Pat Cummins
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Ian Chappell calls past players Justin Langer's 'PR machine', supports Pat Cummins

Cummins was one of the players who had raised concerns about Langer's coaching style last year. Chappell said that Cummins should have a say in deciding Australia's next coach

Virat Kohli is a successful captain and Joe Root is a poor captain: Ian Chappell
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Virat Kohli is a successful captain and Joe Root is a poor captain: Ian Chappell

He pointed out the contrasts in Kohli and Root's styles of captaincy and its corresponding efficacy

India-South Test series involved emotion, Ashes lacked it, says Ian Chappell
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India-South Test series involved emotion, Ashes lacked it, says Ian Chappell

"South Africa surprisingly defeated India in an old-fashioned dogfight that included some enthralling cricket. It also involved ample emotion of the sort that has notably been missing from an Ashes contest... ," Chappell wrote in his column for ESPNcricinfo.

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.