Originally Posted by Ikki
Yeah, I know what you mean in terms of the serious cricket fans with patience. But there is usually some segment of fans that brings up the discussion - even if it is early - when a player plays this damn well for a decent while. I reckon it's the curse of being S.African. If he was Aussie or Indian he would surely be lauded like the 2nd coming...
or even if he was an english, his reputation would be at least twice as much as now.
there would be A LOT more comparisons going on between him and the other greats
in england most people rate him nothing near an ATG atm. they see him as just a fine bowler... like anderson, zaheer...
(probably because he hasn't done all that well against england so they haven't really seen what he's capable of)