Tag Archives: Greg Chappell

You Cannot.

You cannot bowl there to Greg Chappell, To anywhere up near his hips, He’ll hook for four quick as lightning, Or smash by midwicket for six. You can’t bowl that full to Greg Chappell, Just keep it away from his … Continue reading

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Greg Chappell Is A Monster

Test 910 – Australia v. Pakistan at Brisbane, November 27th-December 1st 1981. Australia won by 10 wickets. Greg Chappell is a monster, Greg Chappell is a man, Greg Chappell is a batsman And the scourge of Pakistan. He scored a … Continue reading

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The Melbourne Scorn

Test 895 – Australia v. India – 3rd Test, February 7th-11th, 1981 India won by 59 runs. Everything under the Sun, Everything blazing at Melbourne, Australia, India, slogging it out, For cricket, for sport, for scorn. Gavaskar and Lillee could … Continue reading

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Chappell Compiles

Test 893 – Australia v. India at Sydney, Jan 2nd-4th 1981 Australia won by an innings and four runs A first taste of India, And Chappell likes the flavour, He takes the visitors to task in Sydney, He answers every … Continue reading

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Drowning In Faisalabad Runs

Test 878 – 2nd Test, Pakistan v. Australia at Faisalabad, March 6th-11th, 1980 Match Drawn Freed from the shackles of Karachi and its spin, Faisalabad offered more for batsmen who got in, Greg Chappell took advantage, and made a double … Continue reading

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98 Not Out

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