Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Ian Healy, who cursed Indian pitches, now lambasted the Australian team
Feb 20, 2023 at 02:49 pm
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Former Australia cricketer Ian Healy is in discussion even before the start of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Till now he was cursing the Indian pitches fiercely, due to which a lot of controversy had also arisen.
Now the Australian cricket team has come on his target, which he has lashed out at for its poor performance.
Healy has slammed Australia for not playing a single warm-up match against the Indian cricket team.
There are no shortcuts in Test cricket - Healy
Healy said, "Australia chose to practice in Bengaluru rather than play a warm-up match. This move backfired on the Australian team, as they could not read the pitch and lost the first 2 Tests of the four-match series."
Healy further said, "There are no shortcuts in Test cricket. Australia will have to learn from their mistakes and move forward."
Should have played at least 2 warm-up matches - Healy
Healy went on to say, "Never tell me again that we're not playing a single warm-up match to start the tour."
He further added, "According to me the team should have played at least 2 warm-up matches. Only then it would have helped them to adapt themselves to the pitch and conditions. We have to review what we could have done differently."
Cummins expressed disappointment over Delhi's defeat
Australia captain Pat Cummins admitted that the defeat hurt his fans as he was ahead of India at one point in the Delhi Test.
He said, "I thought 260 was a good score on the first day's wicket. We batted well in the first innings. It was not easy when Ashwin and Jadeja were bowling. Both losses were really disappointing." Has been."
Australia lost badly in Delhi after Nagpur
In the Delhi Test that concluded on Sunday, India badly defeated Australia by 6 wickets in about two and a half days.
Australia had scored 263 runs while batting well in the first innings, in response to which India had scored 262 runs.
Due to the strong performance of Ravindra Jadeja (7 wickets) in the second innings, the Kangaroo team got stacked on 113.
India (118/4) achieved the target of 115 runs by losing four wickets.
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