Originally Posted by flibbertyjibber
I think if you look at sides at present if there is a bit in the pitch for the bowlers then the bats just aren't good enough. Australia fail miserably against decent pace bowling of late and England have had a horror year against spin and been saved by two batting masterclasses by KP. As for the rest they have all succumbed at various times, maybe this is the legacy of T20 as players just hit/slog through the line on good batting tracks but as soon as there is something there for the bowlers the technique and patience isn't there to overcome it and ride it out like good players used to.
you have nailed it imo.
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