Quoting Mike Tyson, Australian cricket great Greg Chappell slammed his team’s dismal performance in the first two Tests against India, saying the visiting team had scored long before the first ball was bowled. Had punched his face.
He has said that ‘it was Mike Tyson who said before his fight against Evander Holyfield, everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth’. He wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald, ‘My concern after watching the first two Tests is that the Aussies punched themselves in the face long before the first ball was bowled.’
Questions raised on the preparations and plans of the team
Chappell has also questioned Australia’s preparations and plans for the current tour of India. “Planning a strategy is one thing, but building it on the wrong grounds is an exercise in futility,” he said. After losing the first Test in Nagpur by an innings and 132 runs, Australia went to Delhi with just one fast bowler, captain Pat Cummins. had decided. Australia dropped Scott Boland in the second Test, giving left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnmann a chance to make his debut.
Fast bowling is strength not spin
Greg Chappell further said in his statement that Australia’s strength is not spin but fast bowling. He said that Australia should have selected the best fast bowlers for the Border Gavaskar Trophy. Chappell said, ‘Australia needed to play to their strengths to win this series. Spin bowling is not our strength. For this, choosing spinners in the team is not the way to achieve success in India. “He said,” We should have chosen our best bowlers and trusted them and the batsmen should have supported them by performing well. ‘
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