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Chappell did not ruin my career, injuries did: Irfan Pathan

Chappell did not ruin my career, injuries did: Irfan Pathan
Comeback man Irfan Pathan on Wednesday said former India coach Greg Chappell did not ruin his career by making technical changes and blamed injuries for losing his place in the Indian team. "Nothing of that sort happened. I know lot of people said Greg Chappell ruined my career which is not true. No one can ruin anyone's career. What you need to do, you need to do. You alone are responsible for what you do," said Pathan, who was signed by IPL team Gujarat Lions last Monday. "When I was dropped from the team I was unfortunately injured. After that making a comeback was a bit difficult. I don't blame anyone," he told reporters ahead of IPL encounter between RCB and Gujarat Lions on Thursday. Pathan has been brought in as a replacement for Dwayne Bravo, who was ruled out of IPL 10 with a hamstring injury. "It is wonderful to be here. Yes, but it is disappointing when you not get picked, initially. If you get picked even if you are in the middle or fag end of the tournament you feel good, hopefully I will get the opportunity and do well," he said. Once tauted as one of the best allrounders, Pathan was plagued by injuries and found it difficult to get a place in the

You alone are responsible for what you do," said Pathan, who was signed by IPL team Gujarat Lions last Monday. "When I was dropped from the team I was unfortunately injured. After that making a comeback was a bit difficult. I don't blame anyone," he told reporters ahead of IPL encounter between RCB and Gujarat Lions on Thursday. Pathan has been brought in as a replacement for Dwayne Bravo, who was ruled out of IPL 10 with a hamstring injury. "It is wonderful to be here. Yes, but it is disappointing when you not get picked, initially. If you get picked even if you are in the middle or fag end of the tournament you feel good, hopefully I will get the opportunity and do well," he said. Once tauted as one of the best allrounders, Pathan was plagued by injuries and found it difficult to get a place in the

. "It is wonderful to be here. Yes, but it is disappointing when you not get picked, initially. If you get picked even if you are in the middle or fag end of the tournament you feel good, hopefully I will get the opportunity and do well," he said. Once tauted as one of the best allrounders, Pathan was plagued by injuries and found it difficult to get a place in the
Indian squad. Agencies
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