AUS vs ENG: Having Problems Even After Shutting Down
By Tanushka Gain
on Mon Nov 29 2021
Canberra: AUS vs ENG: The world prestigious Ashes series is starting from 8th December between Australia and England cricket team. Before the start of this prestigious tournament, it was clouded by many types of crises so far. In fact, before the start of the prestigious series, the preparation of the Australian team appeared to be affected by the arrival of captain Tim Paine in the sex chat scandal.
It is being told that he had sent obscene messages to his colleague female employee in the year 2017. At the same time, after the matter came to the fore again, he first resigned from his captaincy post before the start of the major tournament. He didn’t stop here. Taking his next tough step, he took a break from cricket for an uncertain call.
After this big decision by Paine, the Australian team appointed experienced 28-year-old fast bowler Pat Cummins as their next captain for the Ashes. While Steve Smith was made the vice-captain of the team. After knowing that Cummins was made the captain, there is news that he was completely unprepared for this important post, but he had to bow down after pressure from the Australian board. At the same time, former veteran spinner Shane Warne was unhappy with the appointment of Smith as the vice-captain of the team.
Let us tell you that Penn appointed the next Test captain of Australia after the ‘sandpaper-gate’ case. Under his supervision, the team managed to perform well. At the same time, former English captain Alastair Cook has expressed surprise at Paine’s decision to take an indefinite break before a major series like the Ashes. At present, it decided that the Australian team will start the Ashes series under the leadership of Cummins.
While AUS vs ENG, before the Ashes, the troubles of the English team were no less. Actually, these days there is a tremendous upsurge in England regarding racism. Rafiq, who was a player of English county club Yorkshire, has accused his fellow. Players of using racist languages against him when he was playing for the club. Due to which his cricket career also affected.
At the same time, Rafiq of Pakistani origin said about current English captain Joe Root. That he is a good person, but he ignored ‘institutional racism’. The English captain recently condemned racism in Yorkshire County Club.
Earlier, English batsmen had expressed concern over following the Covid-19 bio-bubble. Guidelines for a long period before the five-match Test series. Actually, the players were finding it very tiring to stay in the bio-bubble for a long period, but after talks. The players of both the teams have got ready for the upcoming tournament. And the English players will undergo a 14-day quarantine at a luxurious resort on the Gold Coast. After now taking part in practice matches.