Sunil Gavaskar Slams Chappell and Wright for Not Backing Dravid

Former India skipper Sunil Gavaskar slammed former coaches John Wright and Greg Chappell for not supporting Rahul Dravid as captain.

Updated: November 10, 2014 13:31 IST
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Batting legend Sunil Gavaskar has slammed former India coaches John Wright and Greg Chappell, who he felt failed to support Rahul Dravid as captain. (Tendulkar's 'Playing It My Way' Breaks All Records)

Gavaskar was not impressed after he read excerpts of Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography Playing It My Way in which Tendulkar wrote about how Wright was quick to clarify to him in the Multan dressing room that he was not part of the decision to declare India's innings closed in the 2004 Test with Tendulkar six short of a double century.

Dravid, who led India in that Test instead of the injured Sourav Ganguly, copped plenty of criticism for 'depriving' Tendulkar of his double century. (Top 10 Quotes from the Book)

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