Chappells bereaved

Sep 05, 2012, 10:19 IST | A Correspondent

Jeanne Chappell, the mother of famous Australia cricketers Ian, Greg and Trevor Chappell, passed away yesterday

She was 91. Her husband Martin, a fine club cricketer, expired in 1984. Jeanne followed the progress of her sons right from their youth till they carried out their post-playing days’ occupations. 

While Ian became a journalist after he retired in 1980, Greg has been a selector, businessman and coach.

Trevor took to coaching too. Jeanne is the daughter of former Test player Victor Richardson, who played alongside Sir Don Bradman.

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