Dud contests will put Test cricket on a road to ruin

 

The Gabba

There were plenty of empty seats on the last day at The Gabba

Despite its records and changes of mood, the Gabba Test ended in a dull draw. Certainly, it had its ups and downs but distant observers will conclude that the pitch was flat, the bowling weak, the ball soft and the last few days hardly worth the bother. Sessions passed without a wicket falling. People went to work and came back and found the same fellows in occupation. Two men were dismissed on the last two days. It is not good enough.

 

Full story: The Age

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