Originally Posted by Summer of '77
I watched a passage of play this afternoon. I do relish a gritty rearguard action but the sight of half-volley after floaty half-volley being patted limply down the chain was just too gruelling. I've been planning to pop down to Canterbury tomorrow but am beginning to have second thoughts. Then again, if Australia gain a decent first innings lead, they may look to consolidate with brio.
That is exactly right. Some absolute dross being blocked. I tried watching it earlier and mark butcher was crossing the sarcasm line.