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Sachin blames Chappell for losing against Bangladesh in WC 2007

Sachin blames Chappell for losing against Bangladesh in WC - 2007 India’s living legend Sachin Tendulkar exposed that he never expected to lose a match against Bangladesh in 2007 World Cup hence blamed the then Indian coach Greg Chappell for the chaotic incident.

The master blaster of world cricket admitted he warned a BCCI official prior to the tournament about Greg Chappell’s renovation of the batting line – up and team structure.

Sachin even confessed he was not at all happy with the appointment of Greg Chappell as the national team coach. India suffered an exit from the tournament after losing to Bangladesh in the group stage.

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“A number of senior players disagreed with the manner in which Chappell was handling our side. Just before a month from the World Cup, he made drastic changes in the batting order that affected everyone in the side. And, they were not needed. Other teams had been practicing according to their plans and strategies for the past one year then. But we were still experimenting with our side” – Sachin narrated in his recently released biopic – ‘Sachin: A Billion Dreams’.

“I had never thought that we could lose a match against Bangladesh. We were there as a team, but weren’t a team. I had even told a board official that the team wasn’t in a great shape” – Tendulkar said.

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