Former Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha has condemned a locality of Australian media, stating that they’re attempting to induce underneath the skin of Indian cricket team.
A lot has been spoken regarding the 5 players of the traveling Indian team United Nations agency were seen eating within a building in Melbourne on Friday, once a video surfaced on social media. Further, a couple of Australian newspapers dragged Indian captain Virat Kohli and all arounder Hardik Pandya into the image and claimed that the couple desecrated the bio-secure protocols throughout the limited-overs series.
Reacting to the present series of events, Ojha explicit that each one of those square measure nothing however a maneuver to place the pressure back on Indian players previous the state capital check.
“Everybody is aware of Australians square measure unhealthy losers. they’re ineffective to require it (MCG defeat) despite 5 of our main players missing. Indian team is doing therefore well. They ne’er expected the Indian team to win. They thought they may win, they were taken abruptly,” Pragyan Ojha told Sports nowadays.
“I feel it’s a giant gimmick to require the pressure off Australia and take a look at to induce underneath the skin of the Indians. They don’t apprehend we have a tendency to specifically apprehend what they’re attempting to try to to. The Indian team is relaxed, they apprehend what to try to to and targeted on the last two Tests,” he added.
Speaking on constant, former Indian athlete Deep Dasgupta aforesaid that the off-field controversies can solely ‘galvanise’ the team and facilitate them get along on the sector.
“I don’t apprehend what the result are. Republic of India will maintain to win, they may lose subsequent 2. however this incident can once more galvanise the team any. i believe they’ll get plenty nearer once the incident. this can solely facilitate the team get along,” Dasgupta aforesaid.
There were a couple of reports doing rounds that the Indians square measure reluctant to trip state capital for the ultimate check. However, Cricket Australia chief govt Nick Hockley unemployed such news and confirmed that BCCI was ‘fully supportive’ of quarantine necessities in Queensland.