Melbourne: Australian cricket team's on-field aggression may not impress Indian great Sunil Gavaskar but West Indies legend Garry Sobers says he is a huge fan of the World champions' attitude as it reflects their intense passion for the game.

``Australia has always played cricket like the West Indians. I always enjoyed playing in Australia because they are a team that tried to play the game attractive, tried to win not at all costs but tried to win,'' Sobers said.

Sobers said the Aussies should not be bothered about the criticism of their tough style of play as their on-field attitude was worth emulating.

``That is a great attitude to have. You learn when you play Australia, there is a toughness about the Australians,'' Sobers was quoted as saying in The Australian.

The former all-rounder said the game had become much bigger than what it used to be during his playing days and the players need to have hardened attitudes to cope with on-field pressures. PTI

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