The Telegraph – Not bad for a team picked by “morons.” That insult, one of several directed at Australia’s selectors, returned to its author Stuart MacGill like a boomerang after England’s 10-wicket defeat.

Summary

  • That insult, one of several directed at Australia’s selectors, returned to its author Stuart MacGill like a boomerang after England’s 10-wicket defeat.
  • England have fallen to many hardened, big-name, self-selecting Australia sides.
  • Yet England’s discomfort can only grow when they review the build-up to this Test, when Australia was plunged into introspection by a rash of recalls and droppings.
  • Chief critic was MacGill, who has his beefs with Cricket Australia.
  • This Australia team, they seemed to be saying, was the least bad of all the options.


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