It is said that Australian captain, Ricky Ponting, will be marked as the first victim by Greg Chappell who is ready to make his tough calls after being appointed as the first full-time selector by Cricket Australia.
It is also thought that Australia’s top three batsmen will be affected by this tough call that Greg Chappell is poised to make sooner rather than later in his new role.
It is expected that his big call can end the cricketing career of Ricky Ponting, Michael Hussey and Simon Katich who are approaching 36. Ricky Ponting is not in good form. He scored only one century in his last 18 innings at the spot, bringing down his career-high average from 60 to 54.66.
Greg Chappell turned himself into villain after involving himself in a clash with Sourav Ganguly and ended his captaincy stint during his time as Teat India coach.
Chappell will become the most powerful selector in choosing the Australian cricket team in his new role. May be, he wants to rejuvenate the Australian cricket team selecting some new players in the places of old players.
During his job as the full-time selector, he will be responsible for managing the retirement of Ricky Ponting. He will also be the face of selections decisions according to the job description of Cricket Australia's national talent manager and first fulltime selector.
However, Andrew Hilditch is still the chairman of selection panel and he will continue his job until the end of 2011 World Cup. After his retirement, the decision will be taken that who will replace him.