Free Press Journal
  • India vs England: Bill Ponsford to Alastair Cook, 5 Players who scored a hundred in their first and last Test match

    Alastair Cook accomplished a rare phenomenon on Monday while playing against India. Not many batsmen in the history of cricket have been able to do what Cook did. Cook now has joined a rare list of players of scoring a century on debut as well as last Test match of their Test careers. This list is so rare that only  4 other players are on their list, Cook happens to be 5th.

  • Happy birthday Sourav Ganguly: Prince of Kolkata who ruled Indian cricket 

    Ganguly holds a very special place in Indian cricket history. For a specific time period in his cricket days he was the most hated and most loved player in the team. His days as a captain has got to be one of the most remembered ones in recent times. More than his performance on the off side, his partnership with Sachin in ODIs, his run in with Greg Chappell etc. it

  • Was the first one to know about Greg Chappell’s mail against Sourav Ganguly, reveals Virender Sehwag

    Kolkata: Virender Sehwag was the first to know about then coach Greg Chappell’s infamous e-mail against Sourav Ganguly during the 2005 Zimbabwe tour, the dashing former India opener revealed on Friday. “I used to take rest while fielding. I need a break of minimum five overs. I always told the umpire that I had a bad stomach and used to leave the field.

  • A Century is not Enough: Why Sourav Ganguly is still obsessed and paranoid about Greg Chappell?

    India is a country where cricket is treated like a religion and it supersedes everything when India is in action. Indian’s are generally very emotional and sometimes tend to get carried away. There is never a dull moment when cricket is going on and now former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has come up with his autobiography ‘A Century is not Enough’ and it touches upon various aspects of his life and cricketing

  • Anil Kumble vs Virat Kohli: Captain wins, Coach quits, Team India loses

    Indian cricket team is in the eye of a storm, once again. The team is in the news for off-field issues rather than on-field action. Former Indian captain Anil Kumble on Tuesday resigned as the head coach of Indian cricket team, saying his position had become ‘untenable’ in current circumstances. Kumble had been appointed by cricket advisory committee (CAC) comprising of Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Sourav Ganguly in July last year

  • Chappell had no hand in hampering my bowling, says Irfan Pathan

    New Delhi : Rubbishing the popular perception that former India coach Greg Chappell ruined his career by promoting him as a top order batsman, veteran all-rounder Irfan Pathan cleared the air by saying that he was selected as a batsman for representing the country at the Under-15 level.

  • Ian and Greg Chappell urges Adani to abandon Carmichael coal mine project

    Melbourne: Cricket legends Ian and Greg Chappell are among 90 prominent Australians who have signed an open letter calling on Indian energy giant Adani to abandon its controversial coal mine project in Queensland, warning it could damage bilateral ties and even affect sporting links.

  • Trevor, Chappell to the rescue

    Sydney : Trevor Hohns was today appointed Australia’s interim chairman of selectors after Rod Marsh quit, with Greg Chappell drafted in to help rescue a national team in crisis.

  • ‘Sach’ a lie: Greg

    New Delhi/Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar’s scathing attack on Greg Chappell on Tuesday received the backing of a few of his then teammates –VVS Laxman, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh — even as the Australian hit back at the batting maestro’s claim that he tried to topple Rahul Dravid as captain.

  • Chappell took Indian cricket backwards: Laxman

    Hyderabad: Coming out strongly in support of Sachin Tendulkar in his criticism of Greg Chappell, former India cricketer VVS Laxman on Tuesday said the dressing room atmosphere during the Aussie’s two-year tenure as national team coach was the ‘worst’.

  • Sach a tale about Greg

    Sachin Tendulkar hardly ever spoke out of turn as long as he played for India. His speech was always measured and his words never betrayed his emotions. The only time he was rattled and decided to react was when Greg Chappell tried to tinker with his batting order during the 2007 World Cup.

  • Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid with coach Greg Chappell

    Chappell denies Tendulkar’s captaincy claims

    Melbourne: Former Indian cricket coach Greg Chappell Tuesday denied Sachin Tendulkar’s claim that the Australian had asked the Indian legend to replace then skipper Rahul Dravid prior to the 2007 World Cup.

  • Sourav Ganguly

    ‘Dravid knew but could not control Greg’

    New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly on Monday disclosed that Rahul Dravid was aware of what Greg Chappell was up to during his stint as India coach but he “could not control” the Australian. Ganguly’s comments came after excerpts from Sachin Tendulkar’s autobiography revealed that Chappell had made a “shocking” suggestion to Tendulkar to take over India’s captaincy from Dravid months before the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies.

  • Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid with coach Greg Chappell

    Greg wanted Sachin help to topple Dravid

    New Delhi: Dropping a bombshell, Sachin Tendulkar has disclosed that the then India coach Greg Chappell had made a “shocking” suggestion to him to take over India’s captaincy from Rahul Dravid months before the 2007 World Cup in West Indies.

  • Greg Chappell

    Chappell sought to remove Dravid: Tendulkar

    New Delhi: Dropping a bombshell, Sachin Tendulkar has disclosed that the then India coach Greg Chappell had made a “shocking” suggestion to him to take over India’s captaincy from Rahul Dravid months before the 2007 World Cup in West Indies.