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The 2023 Ashes was undoubtedly certainly one of themost thrilling cricketing contests to have been held in latest occasions. After shedding the primary two Checks, England proudced a exceptional turnaround to win draw the collection 2-2. However, what occurred after the conclusion of the collection left a bitter style within the mouths of followers. England and Australian gamers have been to have beers on the Oval however the plan needed to be postponed because the host gamers did not come out of their dressing room hours.
The England group was criticised for his or her post-match antics, prompting skipper Ben Stokes to even concern a clarification. Now, Australia’s stalwart Steve Smith has damaged his silence on the matter, revealing what actually occurred that day.
“We did knock on the door a few occasions. We have been ready round some time and Stokesy got here out at one level and mentioned ‘two minutes’ and about an hour handed,” Smith informed SEN 1170’s The Run House.
“We thought, ‘we will not hold sitting right here. Are we going to have a beer or not’? The fellows received a bit fed up and determined it was time to go.
“It was unlucky, it was the primary time in my profession that we have not had a drink with them after a collection and it was a little bit of a disgrace.
Stokes did reveal that the England participant received caught up on a few of the work which took longer than anticipated. Nevertheless, he did announce the plan to have beers with Australian gamers at a nightclub afterward. However, Smith could not be part of that gathering.
“They caught up with just a few of the boys within the nightclub afterward that night time, I had gone dwelling by that stage, nevertheless it was a disgrace to not have a beer and mirror on what was a reasonably cool collection,” he mentioned.
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