Adelaide: Ian Chappell has blamed Steve Smith for undermining the present Australia captain, saying that he was making changes in field arrangements set by commander Tim Paine in the simply finished up second Test against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval.
“I reveal to you what I don’t prefer to see, Steve Smith is moving a couple fieldsmen around,” Chappell was cited as saying by Macquarie Sports Radio.
“He had a visit with Tim Paine, attempting to convince Paine to move a defender on the off-side, however I don’t know Paine moved him to the extent Steve Smith needed. Smith began moving him, and I would rather not see that. Britain used to do it a piece, guys other than the skipper, and I generally felt it was white anting the chief,” he included.
Australia crushed Pakistan by an innings and 48 runs in the second and last Test at the Adelaide Oval Monday to finish a 2-0 arrangement whitewash. The success at Adelaide additionally expanded Australia’s triumph count in Day/Night Tests to six.
Pakistan, who were packaged out for 302 in their first innings in answer to Australia’s 589/3 announced, couldn’t keep going long in their second innings either, as they got bowled out for 239 in the 82nd over.