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Sledging : Has it done any good to Aussies? : Prashant Mendiratta

Australia cricket team over the past 2 decades has become infamous for verbally insulting and intimidating opposition players. The close-in fielders do trash talking in attempt to break the batsman’s concentration, thereby causing him to make mistakes. Sledging that started as a harmless banter reached such epic proportions that people started comparing sledging with mental disintegration. Indians have always been at the receiving end of sledging till the 2007–08 Indian tour of Australia when Harbhajan Singh gave it back to Aussies by calling Andrew Symonds a Monkey. Has it worked for Aussies, this time. The answer is clear NO. Australia team  has been on loosing …