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In a surprise and unprecedented decision, Australia axed four players from a Test during the 2012-13 tour of India for 'breach of protocol'. The players - who included vice-captain Shane Watson - had failed to hand in a mid-tour assessment exercise sought by the team management. The decision met with mixed responses but near-universal shock - not least because Australia were 2-0 down with two Tests to go.
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Mar 11, 2013

Watson leaves tour after Australia axe four

News: Australia's vice-captain Shane Watson has left the tour of India just hours after being told he and three other players would not be considered for the third Test for ignoring team orders

Brydon Coverdale

Mar 11, 2013

'It's not under-6s, this is Test cricket'

What They Said About: The cricket world reacts to the axing of Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Usman Khawaja from the Mohali Test

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mar 11, 2013

'If you want feedback, listen to Hendrix'

Page 2: Mickey Arthur has got Twitter in a tizzy today

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mar 11, 2013

Watson may quit Test cricket after axeing

News: Shane Watson is considering his future in the game after being axed from the squad for the Mohali Test on disciplinary grounds

ESPNcricinfo staff
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