Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Egoism in Australian Cricket Team

Politics is now hitting the Australian Cricket team. Their hero (once called so) Andrew Symmonds is now seen as villain. The team management suspended Symmo from playing in the Bangladesh series because of disciplinary issue. Its said that Symmo did not attend the important team meeting ahead of the series instead he went fishing. This angered the stand in Captain Michael Clarke so he asked Symmo to go away without playing the ODI series against the Bangladesh. Because of this Symmo is very upset and moreover very much frustrated.

But after the IPL there has been a clear split in the Aussie team because of their player’s price tags in the tournament. Symmonds was the highest paid foreign player. Though there are many talents than Symmo in the Aussie team he was contracted for whooping amount of Rs.5 crore. This induced ego problems in the Australian dressing room. Now this has taken an ugly turn and many Australian players are having a troubled time with Symmo.

Now Symmonds is considering retirement from international cricket. He has taken this decision because of the treatment given to him in the dressing room. So the same buddies who supported him in his tough times are now trying to get rid of him.

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