Cricket Australia supports players' sacking move

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Published: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 16:05 [IST]
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CA supports players' sacking decision

Mohali, Mar 12: Cricket Australia (CA) has supported Australian Test team's decision to axe four players ahead of the third Test against India in Mohali.

On Monday, Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Johnson were sacked from the team for breach of team orders.

Cricket Australia's Board on Tuesday held a teleconference with CA management to take a briefing following yesterday's events in Mohali, a CA media release said.

CA Chairman Wally Edwards said: "We had a discussion so we could be fully updated on the issues surrounding this event and allow board members to ask questions of the management.

"The board is completely supportive of the actions taken by team management," Edwards said.


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