Originally Posted by Prince EWS
Yep. There's little point in even having player/captain interviews if you're just going to get the same stock-standard responses. What gets me is that it's the same media that portrays people like Ponting and McGrath as the one that asks them the questions they answer. What is actually expected of them? To lie?
And before someone accuses me of bias or what have you, I said the same thing when Australians accused Graeme Smith and the touring South Africans of arrogance. Smith is confident in his team, backs his players and speaks truthfully when asked questions about the opposition. Have to respect that.
Spot on. I've begrudgingly found quite abit of respect for Smith recently, something I didn't think was ever possible.