Here's a quote from Steve Waugh after his sporting declaration against NZ at the Gabba in 2001. IMO this is the attitude all Test captains should have:
"You're here to entertain and enjoy yourself and you're trying to win a Test match if you can. I don't see any point playing out a dull draw," Waugh said.
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