Players guilty of six acts of indiscipline?
On Monday, Australia captain Michael Clarke defended the team management's decison to sideline four cricketers, saying it is "not just about one incident" but also about "off-field stuff
A report in the Sydney Morning Herald stated: “Details have emerged of a cultural breakdown in Australian cricket with Clarke forced to redress a slew of problems including Test stars being overweight and turning up late to training and team meetings.”
The six acts of indiscipline were:
1 Showing up late for team meetings and training sessions
2 Missing medical and physiotherapy appointments
3 Sleeping in and holding up the team bus.
4 Wearing the wrong uniforms
5 Failing to consistently complete CA health and well-being forms
6 Recording fluctuating skin-folds, with some players deemed overweight