India vs Australia: ‘These incidents will galvanise India, help them get together’, says Deep Dasgupta on bio-bubble breach episode – cricket

The Indian cricket team has been under surveillance by Australian media since footage of five Indian players dining at a Melbourne restaurant on Friday was released. The video became widespread on social media, bringing the cricket committee Cricket Australia and BCCI to participate in the matter. As a result, all five players were sent quarantined for violating biometric security protocols.

The whole episode has changed drastically after a section of the Australian press brought Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya to failure. At the same time, two former Australian cricketers and Queensland’s Shadow Sports Minister made a strong statement on some unconfirmed reports in India that want to change the venue for final testing due to the stricter COVID-19 protocol.

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Finally, a statement from CA Chief Executive Nick Hockley cleared up the air that visitors don’t prefer to move the fourth test out of Brisbane.

Former Indian cricketer Deep Dasgupta, commenting on this series of events, says it is causing such off-field controversy because Australians don’t want India to focus on the upcoming match.

In a conversation with Sports Today, Dasgupta said, “That’s what they want. They don’t want us to focus on the Australian team. David Warner is not 100{74ca91e3bee52d91843c282edd75c0800a88a3d8744a3a1c83b7ba867058fc3c} suitable. He spoke about the world at a press conference. But they are pushing him. That’s how pressured the Australian side is. Steve Smith does not score. Marnus Labuschagne looks different. Now let’s do it. Focus on the Australian side.”

The commentator, who turned into a cricketer, added that these events will only’galvanize’ tourists and will inspire them to get together in the upcoming Sydney test.

“I don’t know what the outcome will be. India can continue to win and may lose the next two. But these events will in turn make the team even more vibrant. I think it will be much closer after the incident. This will help the team get together.

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“Tim Paine is under tremendous pressure. They have almost every aspect and have to win,” Dasgupta said.

After achieving a 4-match series 1-1, India led by Ajinkya Rahane will play against Australia in their third match starting January 7 in Sydney.