Ashton Agar returns to Western Australia to play domestic cricket

Ashton Agar returns to Western Australia to play domestic cricket. Agar did not play in either of the first two Tests against India.

Ashton Agar is returning home to play for Western Australia in the Sheffield Shield and Marsh Cup. Ashton Agar include to Australia’s 18-man team for the upcoming Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2023 tour of India.

Nevertheless, Ashton Agar did not play in the first two Tests. Instead Todd Murphy select for the first and Matt Kuhnemann for the second. Adam Gilchrist describe Agar’s treatment as ‘insulting’ after being disregard in such a way.

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The nightmares of Australia’s subcontinent persist

It should be noted that Ashton Agar is one of several players. Who have just departed the Australian squad to return home. Josh Hazlewood had initially returned owing to his Achilles injury recuperation, but David Warner has been ruled out for the rest of the series due to a fractured elbow. In addition, skipper Pat Cummins has left home due to family health difficulties, though he is expected to return before the third Test begins.

Agar, on the other hand, will return to Australia fully fit and prepared to play. He was one of four spinners chosen for the India Test series, however he was virtually missed in the first two Tests. As the domestic season in Australia progressed, the Australian management opted to remove the 29-year-old from the squad so that he could join his local side and play starting March 2, 2023.

The Australian management has received a lot of criticism for their poor team selection and total mishandling of players. Even Adam Gilchrist lashed out at the team for not treating Ashton Agar with grace and squandering his skill by benching him and seeking for other players.

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