Fox Sports Australia – The former Test spinner believes junior cricketers are too focused on winning games of cricket and have grown accustomed to taking too many risks with the bat.

Summary

  • The former Test spinner believes junior cricketers are too focused on winning games of cricket and have grown accustomed to taking too many risks with the bat.
  • Robertson added that the approach of T20 cricket has crept into the Test game, leading to an Australian side that is “playing with risk and hope” against Pakistan in the UAE.
  • “I think when we’ve taken the importance out of grade cricket …
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  • “I need [to see] hardened cricket to make hardened cricketers, as we watch a Test match with a team that are playing with risk and hope.”


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