India in SA

Ashwin: Players are to blame

2013-12-13 17:13
Ravichandran Ashwin (AFP)

Johannesburg - Their poor record away from home in Test cricket is the fault of the players and not the coach, says Indian spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin.

Fletcher took over the reigns from Gary Kirsten in 2011 and, at the start of his tenure, the team suffered series whitewashes -- to England and Australia -- in the 2011/2012 season.

"When you go into a match, it's an advantage to have that edge over someone who has been a good opener and been scoring consistently at the highest leve


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