You've now said that a few times and nobody's commented on it.
The thing is, the Aussie 1st innings score was not a result of the pitch, so saying the toss was critical is a tad misleading.
We'll never know what would've happened if theyd batted first, there's nothing to say that Broad wouldn't have bowled just as well and they'd have been all out for less than 200 in that case.
marc71178 - President and founding member of AAAS - we don't only appreciate when he does well, but also when he's not quite so good!
Anyone want to join the Society?
Beware the evils of Kit-Kats - they're immoral apparently.