« FLEG SLIP | Main | THIRD TEST: LAMBS TO THE LAUGHTER »

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

The Mongrel

If any single issue demonstrates the decline of Britain as a great power, it is the wanton distribution of imperial honours to cricketers who scrambled to victory in two test matches against the Australians.

Think of the many Britons in major conflicts who received not a cracker for much greater examples of gallantry.

Ironically it seems that, based on comments by people like Warne, that Australians have a greater regard for imperial honours than the British do.

The Don has risen

Just remember the Poms batting lineup was as thin as I have ever seen it.

they did not have a spinner.

however they fielded superb and had two superb bowlers who could swing the ball orthodox and reverse in the same over.
The other bowlers supported them reasonably well.
to my mind in technical terms it was the second best series ( that series in India we lost was a cracker) however it was more enjoyable to watch

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)