Selection Criteria for Cricket Australia High Performance Coach:
Flat track bully – Check
Vulnerable outside off stump when ball is bouncing or swinging – Check
Dubious footwork – Check
Goes to water in pressure situations – Check
Merv Hughes’ bunny – Check
Loyalty and commitment to highest bidder – Check
65 Tests; Average 31.32 – Check
Ray Illingworth thinks you’re flakey – Check
Bats better than Pat Howard – Check
Come on down – Graeme Hick – the new man to Head our Centre of “Excellence” (pardon me)
First Class Cricket: 1983 – 2008; England, Zimbabwe, Chandigarh Lions, Northern Districts, Queensland, Worcestershire.
I can’t wait for “look Watto you’ve just got to sort out your footwork, put your head down and grind out some big scores for the team in pressure situations”.