What a crock. If he loved test cricket, he'd play it.
Fact is, he loves the T20 cash cow.
Na bro. Na.
He is sad about it, just not sad enough to take the pay cut to do it.
What a bastard. Choosing health over pain.
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Yeah. Injuries don't just mean 'Oh bother, looks like I'm going to be missing a couple of matches'. There's pain, the obvious frustration at not being able to play the game you love, losing fitness, missing out on earning money, problems you might face when you get older and all kinds of other things depending on the seriousness of the injury.
Interesting read. What actually is his chronic knee condition?
This bit caught my eye:
Must be literally dozens of bowling careers curtailed by bum knees, so it's interesting his particular one seems rare in the sport.Originally Posted by Malinga
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It is an oddly specific injury that it results in a financially lucrative degree of pain.
He was never that good a test bowler anyway. Had a weird action. Over rated.
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