England, who are lagging 0-2 in the five-match series, left out Broad along with three others for the Boxing Day Test, which began here on Sunday.
“I look at someone like Stuart Broad, in Brisbane he wasn’t selected on that green top there, he’s not selected here,” Vaughan, who led England to 26 wins in 51 Tests, including the 2005 Ashes, said on Fox Cricket.
Like the balance of Englands attack .. Personally would have played Broad for Robinson this week .. Ollie pope is s… https://t.co/ROzBQVJCkl
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“How England have not seen Stuart Broad, with all his experience, such a wonderful Test career, is not going to be bowling a ball on a green top in Brisbane and now not here in Melbourne, that’s staggering really.
“So far the only thing they’ve done right on the trip is turn up on time. They’ve got pretty much everything wrong – selection, tactics have not quite been right.
“Stuart Broad should be playing here (in Melbourne), he should’ve played in Brisbane. How Stuart Broad is not going to be bowling around the wicket to David Warner on a green top, I just can’t fathom that with the quality that he brings.”
Spin legend Shane Warne also echoed his voice.
“England looks a better balanced side – but I would have played @StuartBroad8 instead of Robinson & Pope looks a good player to me, but Bairstow had to play,” he wrote on his Twitter handle.
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— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) 1640467025000