Originally Posted by tooextracool
Averages are not the be all and end all in cricket. a 50 is a job half done much like if a person painted half your house. I'll take 100 and 0 over 50 and 50 any day of the week, and twice on Sunday.
How are they any different at all? It doesn't matter how the runs are distributed across the innings, the match total is the same.