New Delhi: Former Australian captain Allan Border has sharply criticized the passive performance of the Australia A team in a three-day training match against India. Border criticized the team for not playing wholeheartedly and said such a performance was unacceptable to Australian cricketers.
After the end of the second day of the training match, Allan Border said: “ They have conceded defeat, Australian cricket teams, you can face the loss, often we have poor performance, I have also such performance. I was part of But I don’t think you will ever accuse the Aussie team of not playing their hearts out.
Australia A’s performance is unacceptable: Alan Border
He said: “His attitude, I don’t blame them all, but it was a common (inaction)”.
The former Australian captain said: “This is one of the most passive performances I have seen in the last cricket session.”
Australian A players couldn’t make a mark: Border
Border (Allan Border) said: “This is the Australian A team, they represent Australia, they are young players trying to make their mark. This performance on the field, the performance of bowling, the performance of captain – is absolutely shameful, did not meet the criteria at all.
In response to India’s first 194 innings, Australia A was eliminated for 108 points, after which Mayank Agarwal and Shubman Gill scored half centuries and Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant scored brilliant centuries on day two of the match Saturday. The round was declared with a score of 386/4.
Border (Allan Border) also criticized Australian captain Alex Carrie and said: “If Alex Carrie is involved in the race to become Australian captain, I think he has to work really hard now”.
Australia A, however, rebounded in the fourth inning and scored 307/4 with the help of undefeated centuries of Ben McDermat and Jack Weldermuth. Chasing a 473-point goal, Australia’s A team were struggling at the time with a score of 25/3, but McDermad and Veldermouth helped their team weather the crisis with the help of centuries of strength.