The Sun (Malaysia) - - SPORTS -

SHANE WAT­SON has hit back at Michael Clarke’s claim he was part of a group that was “like a tu­mour” in Aus­tralia’s cricket team, say­ing it re­flected poorly on the for­mer cap­tain. In a tele­vi­sion in­ter­view with Aus­tralia’s Chan­nel Nine to pro­mote his au­to­bi­og­ra­phy, the re­tired Clarke spoke of stormy re­la­tion­ships dur­ing his long ca­reer. This in­cluded with Wat­son, who was one of four play­ers sus­pended by then-coach Mickey Arthur and cap­tain Clarke for the third Test against In­dia in Mohali in 2013. Vice-cap­tain Wat­son was sus­pended and sent back to Aus­tralia for not do­ing his “home­work”, af­ter he failed to pro­vide a writ­ten re­port on how

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