“When you’re fighting within the team, when you have a war to fight in your own camp, it is always difficult to win.”
Zaheer Khan describes the insecurity within the Indian cricket team during Greg Chappell’s tenure as coach.
What he really meant:
“The insecurity and politics within the Indian cricket team stifled players and prevented them from giving their best on the field.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“Competition for a place in the Indian team helped me perform better.”