Michael Clarke pessimistic approach reason behind Australia’s defeat
Sidney: Former captain of Australia Ian Chapel said that Australia defeated by England in ashes 2015 Is just because out of form Captain Michael Clarke.
Captain approach was pessimistic so he played on number 5 instead he show his bravery. Selection of old batsman’s is worried point for Australia now, he share his views in his article. Australia is defeated by England by one inning and 78 runs. After this England has successful winning lead of 3-1 in ashes 2015.
Chapel Said an ashes series is just like a travel in lift, Aleister Cook go on top floor where the gifts and rewards are waiting for him and his team and Clarke goes to basement where the scrap is waiting for them.
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Chapel said “I could not imagine before the series, a brave captain like Clarke side will lost series from a defended captain like Aleister Cook side, Australian Team bear loss just because of his captain who drop himself to the 5th position following pessimistic approach instead of show his bravery”
Chapel also give warning to selectors, the selection of old batsmen who run in domestic circle is harmful and dangerous for young players.