The Ashes: Mickey Arthur's allegations poor, no problem between Watson, Clarke says Glenn McGrath

McGrath, however, was of the view that the Aussies could turn the situation to their advantage by bouncing back in the ongoing Ashes series which they have started on a losing note. Recalling his own days in the Australian dressing room, McGrath also said that he never felt any tension between Clarke and Watson.

updated: July 18, 2013 13:24 IST
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London: Pace legend Glenn McGrath feels sacked Australian cricket coach Mickey Arthur's allegations of facing racial discrimination and having to deal with a divided team are "pretty poor" and show that he is "not too concerned" about the side he mentored.

Arthur has sued Cricket Australia claiming that his sacking smacked of racial bias and that he dealt with a team in which captain Michael Clarke and senior player Shane Watson were constantly at loggerheads.

"Arthur's comments are disappointing, no doubt about it. The issues he is targeting -- racism and what he said about Watto -- those things are pretty poor. And the timing is not flash," McGrath wrote in 'The Guardian'.

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