Originally Posted by Uppercut
If he beats the fielder the commentators all say "great shot, doesn't try to hit it too hard, just lifts it over the man". When he gets caught it's "stupid shot, didn't even try to hit it hard, just lofted it straight to the man!" You live by the waft, you die by the waft.
While that's often true, when the man is on the boundary just trying to chip it is a very dumb option.