Chappell started out as a cricketer then he became a coach and a selector
Former Australian cricketer Greg Chappell will retire from his post in Cricket Australia. He served as a selector and talent manager. Chappell is one of the greatest cricketers in Australia where his involvement with cricket lasted for more than 50 years.
‘Greg has had a profound and positive impact on cricket for generations. Greg was one of the finest players in the history of international cricket. Additionally, as a captain, coach, selector and mentor, Greg has been a true pioneer and innovator. His passion and commitment to the game are clear to anyone who has interacted with him, and Australian cricket is all the stronger for his involvement’, CA chief executive Kevin Roberts said.
Chappell started his illustrious Test career when he debuted on December 11, 1970, in a match against England. In his entire career, he amassed 7110 runs at an average of 53.86. He made 24 hundreds from 1970 to 1984.
He was appointed as the Australian Cricket Team captain. His captaincy spanned from 1975 to 1977. Under his tenure as captain, Australia claimed a lot of victory in different leagues and championships. After his retirement from playing cricket, he became a selector for Australia and a member of the Australia Cricket Board.
His career in the sport continued as he became South Australia’s coach from 1998 to 1999, then from 2002 to 2003. Chappell also worked with the A-side and Under 19 team. He was also appointed as the coach of the Men in Blue in May 2005. He served for two years until the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup.
Greg Chappell represented Australia at international level in Test cricket and One Day Internationals (ODI). To know more about these cricket formats, read the page on Betwala.
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