Watson upset over 'harsh' punishment

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Sydney (PTI): Sacked all-rounder Shane Watson on Tuesday said that it was 'wrong' on his part not to submit the presentation to the coach but the...

Sydney (PTI): Sacked all-rounder Shane Watson on Tuesday said that it was "wrong" on his part not to submit the presentation to the coach but the "harsh" punishment for such a protocol breach was hard to accept. "I accept that I did the wrong thing with what I did, but I will always find it very hard to accept being suspended from a Test match for my country," Watson told the reporters at the airport after an 18-hour long journey from India. Watson and three of his colleagues - pacemen James Pattinson and Mitchell Johnson, and batsman Usman Khawaja - were on Monday axed from the team for the third Test for ignoring a team management order. derabad. "I took it as leading into the Test match and I got that extremely wrong, which meant that it's cost me a Test match. They (the leadership group) obviously thought that was the right decision for the team at this point in time," he said. Watson said that missing a Test match on disciplinary grounds has devastated him.
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