Australian cricket crisis: Homework suspension exposes faultlines

Australian cricket crisis: Homework suspension exposes faultlines

Australian cricket is in crisis following coach Mickey Arthur’s decision to ax vice-captain Shane Watson, batsman Usman Khawaja, and bowlers Mitchell Johnson and James Pattinson from the team to face India after they failed to do their homework. The decision, backed by captain Michael Clarke, has made the once-mighty Australians the ‘laughing stock of world cricket’ according to pundits. Former players including Mark Waugh and Shane Warne have lambasted the decision, call it something that would happen in schoolboy cricket. Others have said Arthur’s ‘line in the sand’ is just the kick up the backside an underperforming Australian team needs. One thing’s for sure, however. Australia needs to get its act together, and quickly. Otherwise…

小綠帽有難囉:澳洲板球完成家庭作業了嗎?

Australian cricket crisis: Homework suspension exposes faultlines

澳洲板球自80年代起到05年,一直有著如神般的力量,帶領球隊打贏所有比賽;同時還保持著澳洲傳統精神,「認真工作,更認真玩樂!」 但朋友啊~這一切都變了!現在球隊爛爆了!隊長和副隊長兩人水火不容,甚至前澳洲傳奇夏恩沃恩,都變成翅膀硬了的型男。 澳州板球現已危機重重,在教練米基亞瑟踢走四名球員,包括副隊長尚恩華生後,因他們沒完成「家庭作業」。 前球員們都諷刺,亞瑟的行為蠢到極點,而其他人則說這危機,激起了澳洲板球的需要。 不過有一件事是確定的,澳洲需要振作起來、還要快,否則灰燼杯,也只是在這些調皮男孩屁股上多打一大板而已。