Former Australian coach John Buchannan has joined the Michael Clarke bashing, saying that the culture of the baggy green disappeared under Clarke's leadership.

Buchanan said Clarke failed to buy into the team culture when he was a youngster in the team.

“Players like Steve Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Ricky Ponting and others really tried to make the `Baggy Green’ culture something special, but I could sense it was under threat and under Michael’s captaincy I can sense it has disappeared a bit and that disappointed me,” Buchanan told News Corp.

“If he finished games early, Michael would often leave early. I can remember guys like Hayden and Langer sitting him down in a corner and trying to get him to understand what we were trying to achieve.

“There were times when I felt Michael did not understand or did not want to understand."