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Chappell trying for full-time Oz selector post

Published: Tuesday, August 17, 2010, 16:41 [IST]
 
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Chappell eyes ‘fulltime selector’ job

Former Australian Test selector Greg Chappell is running in to take over the selector job again after a gap of two decades when he resigned from the post due to the "archaic structure" of the cricket administration in Australia then.

The 62-year-old former Test skipper will appear for an interview later this week for becoming a full-time selector and if chosen, his responsibilities would also include being a national talent scout.

Cricket Australia manager Michael Brown said that the new role has been designed to help professionalize the panel.

“The creation of the position is a wonderful step for the professionalism of Australian cricket," Brown said.

“We expect this person to play a key role in managing senior Australian teams and being available to communicate with current players and those who have been identified as potential Australian players," he added.

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