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Aus coach Arthur reveals 'attitude' problems

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Australia coach Mickey Arthur said a team culture including unacceptable "back-chat" and "attitude" forced him to controversially axe four players for the next Test in India. 

Australian coach Mickey Arthur (2nd L) makes a point to vice-captain Shane Watson during a net session in Melbourne on December 25, 2012. Arthur said a team culture including unacceptable "back-chat" and "attitude" forced him to controversially axe four players -- including Watson -- for the next Test in India.

The move to suspend vice-captain Shane Watson, James Pattinson, Usman Khawaja and Mitchell Johnson has polarised opinion in Australia, with commentators calling it one of the most sensational decisions in decades.

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