From playing an “un-Australian” way to losing the love of supporters, Michael Clarke has slammed the national cricket side following their T20 World Cup exit.
The World Cup-winning captain, who prefaced his spray by saying he did not want to create “headlines”, did not hold back on morning radio as he said the ghosts of Sandpapergate and Justin Langer’s messy departure as coach had left a bitter taste in the mouth of the public.
The fallout of Australia’s failed World Cup defence is set to continue throughout the rest of the tournament, as Aaron Finch’s men were knocked out in unusual circumstances over the weekend.
While there was a sense of inevitability around Australia’s departure from the group stage, Finch’s side did not so much go out swinging but merely limped throughout the tournament.
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