Ricky Ponting's 'future of one-day cricket' increasingly sounds like balls

A week or so ago, Ricky Ponting pronounced that a batting line-up of six-hitters was 'the future of one-day cricket'. Two days ago, we revealed that as being complete testicles.

Today we underline how right we are and how wrong Ricky Ponting is. Australia beat New Zealand. The top-scorers were Michael Clarke and entirely predictably, Mike Hussey - Australia's two least six-happy batsmen. Okay, Hussey managed one six, but still.

Don't think for a minute that you've heard the last of this. We'll still be boring the arse of you with it when Robo-Ponting 9000 lifts the six-hitting World Cup in 2050.

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012


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3 Comments:

Blogger The Atheist said...

Crickey. You had a lot of spare time today.

2:56 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think Hayden and Gilly in particular are determined to prove the hype, despite evidence to the contrary.

I can forgive Gilly, though, since that's his natural exuberant style, and I guess it's hard for him to understand most cricketers can't play that way or even need to play that way.

Some other players ought to know better, though.

4:01 pm  
Anonymous Blue and Brown said...

John Buchanan? Is that you?

8:49 am  

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