Allrounder Glenn Maxwell has admitted to being upset by the frequent criticism directed at him but most of all by the implication that he is not a team man dedicated to helping Australia win the World Cup.
England will be a happy camp after their pacers showed quality against a dismal Indian batting performance at the Gabba in Brisbane. In middle of that was Steve Finn who picked up his career best figures of 5/33. Finn showed his value to England and justified the faith the team has on him to lead the attack alongside Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad.
England all-rounder Stuart Broad has praised Australia captain Michael Clarke, his team and the general public for the respect they showed Phillip Hughes following the death of the opening batsman in November.
What is a player supposed to do, when despite being the highest scorer for his country in all formats of the game, he is sacked by his board, citing reasons, which are yet to be known? What is a player supposed to do, when his own team-mates create a parody account on Twitter by his name?