IND vs SA: When Team India coach showed middle finger to fans before match against South Africa

Apart from three T20 matches, the Indian team will play a series of ODI T20 matches on the South Africa tour. The first match of the three T20 match series between the two teams will be played on December 10. However, today we will look at the major controversies surrounding the India-South Africa match. These controversies made many headlines at the time. In fact, former Australian player Greg Chappell became the coach of the Indian team in 2005 after which he remained the coach for the next two years i.e. until 2007. But Greg Chappell’s tenure was surrounded by controversies.

This incident dates back to 2005. The South African team had come to tour India. The third match of the India-South Africa ODI series was scheduled to be played at Eden Gardens, Kolkata. Before this match, when the Indian team reached Calcutta, the spectators there started shouting slogans against Chappell. Fans also waved banners. Afterwards, the then Indian coach showed his middle finger to the crowd and the entire incident was caught on camera. Greg Chappell got in a lot of trouble.

Actually, the point was that Sourav Ganguly was removed from the Indian team before this game. After that, the fans in Calcutta were very angry. Angry fans shouted slogans against the then Indian coach Greg Chappell. Afterwards, Greg Chappell lost his temper. It is noteworthy that Greg Chappell became the coach of the Indian team in 2005 and thereafter remained the coach for the next two years i.e. until 2007. But Greg Chappell’s tenure is known for controversy. Also, Greg Chappell’s relationship with Sourav Ganguly was not pleasant.

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