Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
Interesting little article from The Guardian on how the the 8 members of our touring party who've played Grade in Oz got on:
Generally favourable, Collingwood seemingly particularly so winning the Ryder medal whilst playing for Richmond in 00/01, but the club administrator of Glenelg Seahorses where The Python spent 05/06 is less than fulsome in his praise,
"I think it's fair to say he didn't set the world on fire. I actually thought he was a very average bowler...We were staggered when he got a Test call."
I liked the bit where it said Strauss proved he could play leg spin by scoring 150 against Ian Salisbury. That's like saying he could be an olympic sprinter because he once beat a man with no legs in a race.