Originally Posted by Richard
As I mentioned - he played damn superbly on a MCG minefield.
As far as I'm concerned he failed to make a 29-plus score from 5 starts - and had he been less unlucky I'm absolutely convinced he'd have got at least 1 big score from 1 of those 3 unlucky ones.
As I mentioned - I don't give marks for being lucky. I don't give a damn what happens after someone's been lucky - it shouldn't have had the chance to happen.
Well your mind's made up, clearly. However, fruitless as debate with you obviously is, the logician in me feels compelled to point out that even if you divide Symonds 156 by 3 (allowing for his two "outs") he still avearges more than Strauss does during his "damn superb" innings of 50.