Indian legend VVS Laxman is not too impressed with former Australian captain Michael Clarke’s claims that Australian cricketers ‘sucked up’ to India captain Virat Kohli and went soft on him as they wanted to protect their IPL contracts. Contradicting Clarke, Laxman stated that being nice does not guarantee any player a place in an IPL franchise, and that much more needs to be done to earn the big bucks.
Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has claimed that Australian players of recent times have refrained from sledging Indians, particularly skipper Virat Kohli, as they were mindful of their Indian Premier League (IPL) contracts.
Former Australia captain Michael Clarke has said that Mitchell Starc’s absence will be a big hole for the visitors to fill during the last two Tests against India. Starc has been ruled out of the rest of the Test series owing
As England and Australia head into the final Test of the 2015 Ashes, they will have contrasting emotions and objectives. While England would be keen to continue their winning run, Australia will seek to avoid another embarrassment.