Australia vs India: Former Australian wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin jumped into the heated controversy of the fourth Brisbane test says India does not want to play there as no one wins there besides Aussies. The hosts have an impeccable record in the historic Brisbane’s Gaba.
According to the reports, some players of the Indian team has shown reluctance to travel to Brisbane if they have to undergo the same quarantine at the end of the tour.
Former Australian cricketer backed Australia’s decision to schedule the fourth test at Gaba besides strict quarantine rules.
No one besides Aussies wins at Brisbane says Brad Haddin:
“From what I feel, from a cricket point of view, Why would someone travel to a place where no one gets a win? Why would India go there? Australia has such an impeccable record in Brisbane. No one even gets close to winning the game besides Australia. Gaba is so much movement. One thing is these guys have been into quarantine for a long long time and they might get just tired if they go to the strict rules again,” Haddin told to Fox Cricket.
“But a test game on a whole can’t be moved. You must be tired of the strict rules but this is the demand of the hour. You come to Australia knowing the conditions, everyone knew there are going to be hard restrictions, everyone knew that this could happen thanks to the pandemic. Yes, it is true that these guys have been in quarantine for a long time, first with IPL and then in Australian summers. But the rules are the same for Australia too, we haven’t heard them complaining. To me, it looks like these guys are playing safe and don’t want to go Gaba and play in these conditions,” Haddin added.
With the recent reports coming that the visitors contingent is not willing to travel to Queensland if the hard rules and protocols are to be followed again at the end of the tour. The government official of Queensland bluntly said that the rules are meant to be followed no matter what.
Apart from that, the Health Minister even said that “India should not come here if they are not willing to keep with the protocols and rules set by the government.”
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