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McGRATH IN DISTRESS FOR HIS TEAM AGAINST INDIAN SPINNERS

McGRATH IN DISTRESS FOR HIS TEAM AGAINST INDIAN SPINNERS

Glenn McGrath fears the spinners of India squad as his team recently lost a series against Sri Lanka on 0-3 and the Aussies are scheduled to play another series of  four Test matches in February-March, the following year

 

 

Australian team is said to be very poor against spin on the ground and it is proved in the Test series held on Sri Lankan soil. Sri Lanka bet the visitors on 3-0, bowling legend Glenn McGrath belives that the problem needs to be sought out or else the whole team needs to suffer. Already they were being white-washed by Sri Lanka and Australian squad do not want to repeat the same.

 

"Especially with the way things went in Sri Lanka on turning wickets, they have got a lot of work to do between now and then. The Aussies will find it tough in India unless they turn things around pretty quickly. They really get too defensive and look to survive. They need to find a way as a team or as an individual to cope with the turning wickets. They should have the intent to score runs. They just can't look to survive," said McGrath.

 

According to the legend, Australian team was badly bombed because of captain Steve Smith. The skipper made a sudden move and handed over the post of captain to David Warner.

 

"I'm not sure about the exact reason behind Steve's going home early, whether he had niggles or something else. David Warner will enjoy the captaincy. I think they will play well once they go back to Australia," expressed the bowling legend.

 

Australia is to play a series of four Test matches against India, the coming year and McGrath fears for his team, the problem against the spinners became his biggest fear and he need to control it or no one can save the Aussies from being doomed in foreign soil.

 

"I think you will get good crowd when Australia are here, especially if India are winning. I think a lot of Indians like to see Australia getting beaten. Test cricket is still the ultimate and young people should hold it in high regard. I used to have concerns about T20 cricket and its impact in the game but I think it can have a positive impact by bringing new people into the game to watch it and to play. That might filter up to the Test level," added McGrath.

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RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 India 28 3499 125
2 South Africa 32 3589 112
3 Australia 33 3499 106
4 New Zealand 23 2354 102
5 England 36 3511 98
6 Sri Lanka 31 2914 94
7 Pakistan 17 1463 86
8 Bangladesh 16 1202 75
9 West Indies 22 1484 67
10 Zimbabwe 8 12 2

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RankTeam MatchesPoints Rating
1 England 42 5257 125
2 India 45 5492 122
3 South Africa 34 3842 113
4 New Zealand 41 4602 112
5 Australia 32 3327 104
6 Pakistan 32 3279 102
7 Bangladesh 24 2220 93
8 Sri Lanka 43 3302 77
9 West Indies 29 1989 69
10 Afghanistan 28 1758 63
11 Zimbabwe 37 2021 55

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1 Pakistan 23 2990 130
2 Australia 15 1894 126
3 India 32 3932 123
4 New Zealand 22 2542 116
5 England 17 1951 115
6 South Africa 18 2058 114
7 West Indies 18 2048 114
8 Afghanistan 22 1917 87
9 Sri Lanka 27 2287 85
10 Bangladesh 21 1570 75