[caption id="attachment_544240" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<img class="size-full wp-image-544240 " alt="live cricket score, live score, live score cricket, Australia vs south Africa live, Australia vs South Africa live score, AUS vs South Africa live cricket score, australia vs south africa 1st test match live, australia vs south africa 1st test live, cricket live score, cricket score, cricket, live cricket streaming, live cricket video, live cricket, cricket live perth" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Ian-Chappell.jpg" width="628" height="355" /> Ian Chappell (above) was full of praise for Kagiso Rabada after the latter uprooted the Australian middle order Getty Images[/caption] <p></p> <p></p><strong>Melbourne:</strong> Former <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/australia" target="_blank">Australian</a> skipper <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/ian-chappell" target="_blank">Ian Chappell</a> has come under fire for his comment for Proteas fast bowler <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/kagiso-rabada" target="_blank">Kagiso Rabada</a> which he made during the first Test at the WACA in Perth which ultimately offended the <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/teams/south-africa" target="_blank">South African</a> fans. While commenting on play for <em>Channel 9</em>, Chappell was full of praise for Rabada after the latter uprooted the Australian middle order and bagged a well deserved five-wicket haul during his side s <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/news/australia-vs-south-africa-1st-test-proteas-register-3rd-consecutive-victory-against-hosts-at-perth-go-one-up-543897" target="_blank">177-run victory</a> in the first of three-Test match series. The former Australian skipper joined fellow commentator Ian Healy while lavishing praise on the 21-year-old and labelled the fast bowler as a future superstar of the game. <strong><a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/series/south-africa-in-australia-2016-200380/live-scores/australia-vs-south-africa-1st-test-match-181139-summary.html">FULL CRICKET SCORECARD: Australia vs South Africa, 1st Test at Perth</a></strong> <p></p> <p></p>During the commentary, when Healy asked him how Rabada could have developed such speed in his bowling, Chappell replied, You d have to ask all the batsman in his village , reports news.com.au. The response didn t go unnoticed as fans immediately expressed their anguish on social media. One of the fans wrote on Twitter, Rabada comes from a small village called Johannesburg. #AUSvSA #IanChappell. So Jo'burg doesn't qualify as a village? Staggering, isn't it? Surprised they didn't ask who was looking after his herd while he's here..., wrote another. Chappell has done it now. Go ask the 'people in his village' he says about when Rabada knew he could bowl fast, another tweeted. <p></p> <p></p> @shockerhess @WalterStevens1 @JasonH1973 Ludicrous statement. I think Dr Rabada should sponsor Chappell a free lobotomy #AUSvSA, said the other cricketing fan. Rabada, who is a son of a neurosurgeon, grew up in Johannesburg where he attended the prestigious St Stithians Boys College. This is the 'village' in SA that KG comes from #IanChappell shove your racist comment where you think the sun shines #SAvsAUS, wrote another.