Latest Cricket News Updates Latest news from (c) en-gb Sun 14 Apr 2024 Ian Chappell responds to Ian Healy’s comments: There’s a lot of crap spoken about pitches Former Australian captain Ian Chappell has opened up on Ian Healy’s comments that Australia will have an advantage in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy series against India if pitches are not ‘unfair’ (referring to rank turners). Chappell pointed out that Australia are not playing at home, hence they shouldn’t expect friendly conditions. Virat Kohli was an exception as captain: Ian Chappell Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell has heaped high praise on Virat Kohli, whose stint as India’s captain ended following the team’s 1-2 loss to South Africa in the Test series. Chappell described Kohli as an exception as captain, who had a lot of energy as leader and yet did not let his enthusiasm cloud his job. The Aussie legend also opined that Kohli built on the legacy of Sourav Ganguly and MS Dhoni and has taken Indian cricket to greater heights. Why Ian Chappell believes playing two Day-Night Tests against India may backfire on Australia Former Australia captain Ian Chappell is of the view that if the hosts’ idea of playing two Day-Night Tests against India is accepted, it might actually work in the visitors’ Ian Chappell opines MS Dhoni still the best finisher in ODIs After MS Dhoni's Man of the Series winning performance against Australia in the ODIs, former Australia captain Ian Chappell opines that Dhoni is still the best finisher in the one-day format. Chappell: India bowling best; batting, fielding has been better Former Australia skipper Ian Chappell opined that the current Indian side has the best bowling attack. However, their batting has been better in the past as has been their fielding. Ian Chappell's suggestion to try out Binny as opener an interesting one Trust Ian Chappell to come out with something out of the box time and again. World Cup final heroes: 1975 The final of the World Cup is the biggest stage for any cricketer to leave his mark on the game. Howzat! Dismissed for 99 in India-Australia Tests Australia’s number nine batsman Mitchell Starc played a brilliant innings before being out for 99, caught by MS Dhoni off Ishant Sharma’s bowling. Starc batted for 144 minutes and hit 14 boundaries during his vigil at the crease that frustrated the Indian bowlers.