Greg Chappell loves India, tells ranting Facebook friend to 'not be distracted by obvious'

Updated: Nov 20, 2017, 12:06 IST | A Correspondent |

An Australian friend of former India coach Greg Chappell was ranting on Facebook about the hard time he had in India recently when he had to cope with the amount of cars and dirty streets

An Australian friend of former India coach Greg Chappell was ranting on Facebook about the hard time he had in India recently when he had to cope with the amount of cars and dirty streets. Chappell, who spent a good two years here as coach from 2005 to 2007 apart from his several trips as consultant to Australian junior teams, had some 'advice' for his friend.

Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell

"Don't be distracted by the obvious," he said. "Look past that and you will find a vibrant and beautiful country and people. As Sean (another Facebook friend) said, the food is brilliant David Colley, a former Australia teammate of Chappell, didn't quite agree with the ex-captain: "My limited exposure to India made me wonder if I was in the same place - 'vibrant, colourful, buzzing, cosmopolitan, exciting!!??'."

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