aussies can be no1 in cric

1/4/09 in Cricket   |   zxcv_1087   |   respect

THE echo of the ball flying off the confident bat of South Africa's Hashim Amla was the death rattle of Australia's 16 years without a series loss at home.

Is Ricky Ponting the right person to lead the Aussies? Leave a comment and have your say.

Analysts investigating Australia's dramatic Test cricket demise say there are no suspicious circumstances.

It simply followed a short illness complicated by player arrogance, chronic selection short-sightedness, poor captaincy decisions, unreliable batting, indecisive bowling and fielding clumsiness.

Any obituary will say the few spasms of competitiveness Australia mustered in both Tests were brutally amputated by a cohesive South Africa, who recorded their first series victory in Australia.

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3/23/09   |   Adi_13

yes they will be no 1 again