Gary Kirsten isn't actually opening for SA at the moment, he's coming in at 3 behind Gibbs and Graeme Smith.Originally posted by aussie_beater
Are you talking about current openers ?
If yes, then Gary Kirsten also has to be on the list for people to give their opinions.
And I would vote for Hayden on current form, but Kirsten has played almost thrice the amount of tests that Hayden has, and so his has been a more consistent performance that Hayden may well beat if he goes on with the current form.
[Edited on 19/10/2002 by aussie_beater]
Yes Kirsten isn't opening for SA at the moment, which has been a very recent thing, but IMO he is the only one besides Tresco that gives Hayden a competition.Originally posted by Neil Pickup
Gary Kirsten isn't actually opening for SA at the moment, he's coming in at 3 behind Gibbs and Graeme Smith.
I agree with that commentOriginally posted by Tamara
I personally think Hayden is the best at the moment. He is in a really good team as well though. If u saw Trescothick in a team like Aus then maybe it would be different
He could become one of the best if he can get some sort of defensive technique, but there's definitely no certainty that he will. He's not opened against the best sides in the world, and hence the best bowlers yet. If can score runs against the, then maybe he has a case.Originally posted by TendulkarMark2
Right now its probably hayden, but i reckon in a yr or two, Sehwag would become the world's best opening batman!