Watson shouldn’t be reprimanded for Cardiff loss, says KP

Previous England batsman Kevin Pietersen feels that Australia ought to concentrate on the batting type of Steve Smith and Brad Haddin as opposed to pointing the finger at Shane Watson for the misfortune in first Ashes Test at Cardiff.

The all-rounder, who was released lbw in both innings in the first Test, has been purportedly dropped from the Australian playing 11 for the Lord’s Test.

The dissident batsman said that each time the Australians get beaten, it is Watson takes up the warmth and it was the same this time additionally, Sport24 reported.

It is accepted that Mitchell Marsh, who had as of now been in conflict for a spot in the initial 11 after his eye-getting hundreds of years in the warm-up amusements against Kent and Essex, will supplant Watson.

Pietersen said the type of veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who has withdrawn from the second Test refering to ‘family issues’, and batsman Steve Smith were a greater stress for Australia.

Haddin had a forgettable match in Cardiff as he made scores of 22 and 7 and dropped critical discovers, including that of Joe Root amid Australia’s 169-run rout.

In the mean time, Smith neglected to pass fifty after a splendid keep running of structure which made him the top-positioned batsman on the planet.

The two most despised adversaries will now secure horns in the second Test at Lord’s beginning from Thursday.

 

ANI

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