• "It is exciting. I mean I know a thing or two about the conditions in India and hope our team, especially the young members will benefit from it," Chappell told IANS in an interview.

    Dubai, Sep 23: Former Australian captain Greg Chappell is looking forward to playing an 'exciting' role for the benefit of his team during the four-match Test series against India for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy.

     

    The former India coach is part of the Australian squad as an assistant coach and intends to use his vast Indian experience for the benefit of the Aussies, who are looking to defend the trophy in India.

    'It is exciting. I mean I know a thing or two about the conditions in India and hope our team, especially the young members will benefit from it,' Chappell told IANS in an interview at the Dubai Duty Free, where he was shopping while in transit.

    Chappell was the India coach from 2005 - 2007 and still works with the Rajasthan Cricket Academy and that makes him an Australian with loads of Indian

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  • Veteran paceman Jason Gillespie believes that Lee, who served as a fast bowling reserve in 2004, has helped transform him into a driven, ferocious competitor.

    Veteran paceman Jason Gillespie has said that Brett Lee is more than ready to carry the Australian attack in India.

     

    Gillespie believes that Lee, who served as a fast bowling reserve in 2004, has helped transform him into a driven, ferocious competitor.

     

    "We must have been bowling well to keep a bowler like Brett Lee out of the team," the Sydney Morning Herald quoted him, as saying.

     

    "I really think that the period where Glenn, 'Kasper' and myself were bowling together was the real turning point for Brett. It gave him an incredible hunger for Test cricket, and he just trained the house down. He knew that his mates were in really good form, and that he had to work hard. I think that, in part, it made him the bowler he is today."

     

    "He will go down as one of the best fast bowlers the game has seen. He looks like a bit of a

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  • Dinesh Karthik is aware that the tough climb has started again; quite familiar with the comeback route, the wicketkeeper and opening bat speaks about the importance of an India A outing in the backdrop of a disappointing Sri Lanka series.

    Dinesh Karthik is aware that the tough climb has started again; quite familiar with the comeback route, the wicketkeeper and opening bat speaks about the importance of an India A outing in the backdrop of a disappointing Sri Lanka series. Excerpts:

     

    You made a great comeback to international cricket after being dropped in 2006.

     

    Yes, things actually turned out to be good then. I was scoring runs and the best part was my consistency. I had a good South Africa tour as an opener, followed by England.

     

    So what went wrong after that?

     

    I don't know, I can't point out any specific area. I had just one bad series but before that I have scored runs and kept wickets well too. Sometimes things don't go as you want to but that doesn't means that one

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