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Suresh Raina: ‘Greg Chappell taught India how to chase and win ODIs’


Former India all-rounder Suresh Raina believes it was former Australia cricketer Greg Chappell, who taught Team India to win ODIs whereas chasing targets.

“I feel someplace alongside the road, regardless of all of the controversies round his teaching profession, he taught India the best way to win and the significance of successful,” Suresh Raina has written in his upcoming autobiography ‘Believe – What Life and Cricket Taught me’.

“We had been all enjoying effectively at that time, however I keep in mind him stressing lots on breaking down run chases at batting conferences,” the left-handed batsman famous.

Raina was one among Chappell’s important power throughout the Australian’s stint as Team India coach. The Uttar Pradesh batsman made his ODI debut on Chappell’s first sequence in-charge towards Sri Lanka in Dambulla.

Raina didn’t a make a mark in his maiden contest however went on to characteristic in 226 ODIs, wherein the left-handed batsman amassed 5,615 runs at an honest common of 35.31. 

Meanwhile, below Chappell, the Men In Blue gained 17 ODIs on the trot — from September 2, 2005, to 18 May 2006, with Rahul Dravid taking cost on the helm.

Raina hung his boots from worldwide cricket final 12 months however continues to stay an integral a part of three-rime Indian Preier League franchise Chennai Super Kings.  

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