Ravichandran Ashwin is treated like a wheelie bin, believes Martin Crowe

Jul 13, 2014, 03:17 IST | PTI

Former New Zealand captain Martin Crowe has lashed out at the Indian team management's decision to drop R Ashwin from the playing XI against England.

Martin Crowe
Martin Crowe

"Someone please explain why R Ashwin is now a spectator? Frankly, he would be my fourth automatic pick after MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara in this Indian Test team.

He is a banker, yet he is being treated like a robber. He is being treated like a wheelie bin, dumped on the side of the road. Instead, Stuart Binny is deemed the better Test player," Crowe wrote in his column for ESPN Cricinfo.

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