Originally Posted by benchmark00
As an opener, the one thing Watson has going for him is consistency. It's most frustrating that he rarely goes on and gets a big score, however traditionally the openers job is to see off the openers and hit the ball around a bit, which is what he's doing on a consistent basis.
DWTA. Its fine if he was doing this when the ball is seaming around as it generally is in England. Bit of a different story when the opposition is scoring 517/1 and 650 odd for 5 in Australia. If batsmen in form arent going to cash in then it is always going to be a problem.