Australian players face media fury in the wake of debacle

Stand-in captain during the Delhi Test, Shane Watson was hit the hardest by the unforgiving Australian media after their 4-0 Test defeat in India.

updated: March 24, 2013 21:53 IST
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New Delhi: A livid Australian media on Sunday labelled their side as "worst" in 34 years and compared the shot selection of their top order batsmen to "insanity" as India inflicted a humiliating 4-0 whitewash on the visitors.

"It's official. Australian cricket's class of 2013 are the worst to tour India ... and the nation's worst Test outfit in 34 years. That is the macabre reputation Michael Clarke's battered troops will bring home," a write-up in the Telegraph read.

'Herald Sun' had some harsh assessment for the batsmen.

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