Mumbai: Oct 25, 2012
Vaughan questioned Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)’s tactics for announcing such a squad. He tweeted, “India to play no spinners against England in the A team warm-up game ... if that's what the game has come to???? Pathetic tactics.”
He further tweetd, “I don’t think its (sic) in the Spirit of game. Prepare wickets which suit your team (spinning tracks) that should be enough… Poor form!!!"
"India's tactics are terrible for the game... It's taking home advantage to a new level... Other teams might follow."
The decision to go without spinners was also questioned by former England player David Lloyd.
He tweeted, “No spinner in India A team vs England....totally lacking in class and style decision.”