Originally Posted by SteveNZ
Always felt Brendon was the better candidate but Hesson is going to find it hard to take it off Ross and give it to a guy everyone knows is a close compadre of his.
Brendon to me reads the game better, is more open to being willing to lose a game to win a game (lord knows we're good at doing the former anyway) and giving him the responsibility could have brought the best out in him. Speaks better, better with the media, etc etc
Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed
Also, wholly unconvinced by Ross Taylor as Captain. Taking too much on his shoulders, I feel.
Originally Posted by Kippax
I wonder if Ross loses the captaincy before NZ's home summer. He's trying to be rational about our ****ness in a Wellalbidarned way, but I doubt the average fan will stand for a starfish who just keeps taking this with what they'll quickly perceive as 'I got mine' conceit.
Originally Posted by Bahnz
This is just awful captaincy from Taylor. Undoing a lot of the good will he earnt with his first innings knock.
Originally Posted by Athlai
Taylor isn't a terrible captain.