England’s famous fan Barmy Army is not happy with the performance of England in Ashes 2021-22.

England’s famous fan Barmy Army is not happy with the performance of England in Ashes 2021-22. However, they will continue supporting the Test side and speak to the ECB about the problems impacting the cricket at home.

The visitors have been beaten in all game departments, and with Australia leading 3-0, there is a possibility of a whitewash.

Apart from Joe Root, the batting department has fallen short of their standards, while the bowlers have only bowled well in patches.

“We in the Barmy Army are loyal and passionate Test cricket fans. We support the team through good times and bad but we are gutted and distraught that we have lost the Ashes so soon,” the Barmy Army said.

“However, as all the England fans in Australia have shown from Brisbane to Melbourne, we will never waver in our loyal support for the team.

“It’s clear there are fundamental and structural issues with the county game, and its level of prioritisation is not working for the Test team. The lack of attention given to men’s red-ball cricket is clearly evident in the disappointing performances of the Test team. We were shown a stark reminder of the vulnerability of the format we know and love when the 5th India Test was cancelled on the day of the game.

“What can we do as fans? We can make our voice heard. Rather than being disgruntled on social media, we want to be proactive and represent our members. As such, we’ll be listening and consolidating our members’ opinions and contacting the ECB with our thoughts.

“We will be partnering with the Cricket Supporters’ Association to combine our feedback to share with the ECB.

“No matter what, we remain unconditionally supportive of the England team. We’ve been amazed by people staying up all over the world hoping for that next wicket, next boundary and getting behind the team. We will certainly be right behind the lads for the next Test.”

The statement was welcomed by former England cricketers Matt Prior and Michael Vaughan.

“This is brilliant. Well done @TheBarmyArmy,” Prior wrote on Twitter while Vaughan replied: “Well done, a sensible message.”

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