Greg Chappell Took Indian Cricket Backwards: VVS Laxman to NDTV

After Sachin Tendulkar, former India batsman VVS Laxman lashed out at Greg Chappell and accused him of trying to create a divide in Team India.  Sachin's autobiography will be released in Mumbai on Wednesday.

Updated: November 05, 2014 09:56 IST
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Sourav Ganguly (L) and VVS Laxman have been ruthless in their criticism of Greg Chappell.


Former India batsman VVS Laxman hit out at Greg Chappell and said the former coach had taken Indian cricket backwards in his two-year tenure from 2005. "Chappell took Indian cricket backwards," Laxman told NDTV in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.

Laxman, reacting to a series of startling allegations Sachin Tendulkar made in his autobiography Playing it my Way, confirmed a lot of what the Master Blaster had to say. The book will be released in Mumbai on Wednesday and is already creating huge amount of interest.

Tendulkar had mentioned that Chappell had threatened Laxman his career would be over after he refused to open in a Test match in India. (Tendulkar Claims Untrue, Says Chappell)

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