The Ashes series 2023 is going on with flying colours. England vs Australia team match is seeing exciting events happening every day. Some controversial incidents have also been seen in this. In this, now the big news is coming out from the Ashes series. Australian wicket-keeper batsman Alex Carey, who has become a villain in the English media by knocking out Jonny Bairstow, is currently in the news. He has been accused of not paying a barber in Leeds for a haircut. However, this allegation has been refuted by teammate Steve Smith.
Alex Carey dismissed Jonny Bairstow on the last day of Lord’s Test in England vs Australia. There was a big debate on it. From England captain Ben Stokes to other players, the media and England fans accused him of insulting sportsmanship.
The aftermath of this incident has now continued in the Leeds Test as well. Many Australian players including Carey are facing the wrath of English fans in this test. Here the Leeds Test match is at an exciting turn, on the other hand something has happened, another controversy has come to the fore. This dispute has once again pitted England-Australia against each other.
It turns out that a barber in Leeds has alleged that Alex Carey cut his hair in his shop, but didn’t pay for it. This was first revealed by former England captain Alastair Cook, commentating on the second day of the Test, that Carey got a haircut at a barber shop in Leeds, but did not pay.
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According to the British newspaper The Sun, David Warner, Usman Khawaja and Alex Carey came to a barber in Leeds for haircuts. According to reports, Warner and Khawaja paid for the haircut. However, Carey did not pay his money. Barber has warned Carey to pay 30 pounds, which is almost over Rs 3000, by Monday.
Smith told the whole truth
On the third day of the match, everyone was waiting for the start of the game due to rain. In this way, the dispute continued to grow. Australia’s legendary batsman Steve Smith denied these allegations by sharing a post on the social media app Thread. “Alex Carre hasn’t had a haircut since we came to London,” he explained. This time he tagged The Sun newspaper and said, “Get the facts right.”
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On the other hand, Australian media quoted a Cricket Australia spokesperson as saying that some other Australian team player had gone for a haircut. Also, he had paid using international transfer.
Interestingly, after the Jonny Bairstow case, the Prime Ministers of the two countries came face to face. After this, the media of both the countries have also come face to face. (Cricketer Alex Carey Haircutting Controversy Teammate Steve Smith Reveals Truth Leeds Test Ashes Series)
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