Under the leadership of former coach Chappell, Team India won 17 ODIs chasing the target from September 2005 to May 2006 under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid.
Former Indian team all-rounder Suresh Raina says that when Greg Chappell was the coach of the team, he taught Team India to win while chasing the target in ODIs. Also Read – Old picture of Indian players viral on social media, you should also give caption
“I think Chappell’s coaching career may have been controversial, but he taught India about winning and the importance of winning,” Raina wrote in his forthcoming autobiography, ‘Believe What Life and Cricket Taught Me’. Also Read – Pakistan Tour of England & West Indies 2021: Know the full schedule of Pakistan, what is the Full Squads
He further said, “We were all playing well at that time but I remember he told about the batting faltering while chasing the target.” Also Read – Team India is going through its golden phase today because of not compromising on Test cricket: Akmal
Raina is considered one of those players whom Chappell relied on. Raina made his ODI debut in Sri Lanka during Chappell’s first series.
Raina played 226 ODI matches for India in his career and scored 5615 runs. Along with this, he also took 36 wickets. Under Chappell’s leadership, Team India won 17 ODIs chasing the target under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid from September 2005 to May 2006.