New Delhi: Former Australian captain Alan Border has lashed out at Australia Australia’s passive performance in the three-day practice match against India. Border criticized the team for not playing from the heart and said such a performance was unacceptable for Australian Australian cricketers.
After the second day of the practice match, Allan Border said, ‘They conceded defeat, Australian Australian cricket teams, you can face defeat, many times we perform poorly, I also have some such representations. I’ve been a part but I don’t think you’ll ever accuse the Australian team of playing from the heart. ‘
Australia Australia’s performance unacceptable: Alan Border
He said, ‘His attitude, I don’t blame him at all, but it was a normal (inaction).’
“This is one of the most passive performances I’ve seen in any cricket last season,” said the former Australian captain.
Australia Australia players could not make an impression: Border
Border (lan lan Border) said, ‘This is a team from Australia Australia, they are representing Australia Australia, they are young players trying to make an impression. This fielding performance, bowling performance, captaincy performance – is quite insulting, did not meet the criteria at all.
Australia were bowled out for 108 in reply to India’s first innings of 194, followed by Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill on half-centuries and Hanuma Vihari and Habshabh Pant on the second day of the match on Saturday. The innings was declared at 386/4.
Border (Alan Border) also criticized Australia captain Alex Carey, saying, “If Alex Carey gets involved in the race to become an Australian Australian captain, I think he needs to work hard right now.”
However, Australia bounced back in the fourth inning and made 307/4 with the help of unbeaten centuries from Ben McDermott and Jake Weldermuth. Chasing a 473-run target, Australia Australia’s team was in trouble at the time with a score of 25/3, but McDermott and Weldermouth helped their team overcome the crisis with the help of strong centuries.