… almost the width of Gatting
There were a lot of good things about this series, apart from us winning it 5-0 and extending our home record against the West Indies. There was also Mitch Starc’s bowling, the return of Ussie, Our George’s general awesomeness, Adam Voges and Shaun Marsh getting my hopes us yet again, Cricket Australia’s generosity in finally giving people a reason to go to Canberra and the creation of the Maxwell dilemma – do we like him, is he really good enough and why the hell doesn’t someone supervise his girlfriend when she shops for formal wear?
There were bad things, too, though. There was some iffy batting and some odd DRS incidents; Mitch Johnson’s hair was out of control, Pup got injured, Twatto batted pretty well and there were a couple of dropped catches (actually on both sides – you can breathe now Voges!).
Nothing, however, is quite so traumatising as Twatto’s mug. After a first ball quack and then not bowling at all, he got to do this:
Things will never be the same again.
I need whisky.