Originally Posted by Ali TT
Roy is an attacking batsman who has to take a lot of risks to score at the rate he does, so there is always a good chance he will be out sooner than later. His fifties are more spectacular than pretty though.
With he-who-this-thread-is-named-after, he often made batting look so easy that it was always inexplicable that he got out for those middling 30+ scores, certainly in tests. In ODIs I think he lacked the innovation in his batting to keep the scoring going after the power play, as the fielding side could then sit back and stem his runs.
Remember in the last World Cup against Bangladesh when they cut of that favourite shot of his to third man he had no plan B. A player with his talent you would think he would.