Averaged 50 in his first 8 Tests, despite taking an 8-for in one of them, then in his next 55 matches was quite magnificent. He then endured 24 not-very-nice games, only a handful of which were good-'uns. His most recent 29 games have been much more like it, returning to the days of the best
Funny, far more inconsistent than I think many people tend to notice. I certainly didn't think it was quite this pronounced.
Atapattu is an even more pronounced story.