What he said:
“The whole second innings thing is a blur. Luckily, there are highlights, so you can see it every ten minutes on television.”
Morne Morkel enjoys catching the highlights of Australia’s dramatic second innings collapse in the first Test at Newlands.
Australia were shot out for 47.
What he really meant:
“It all seemed like an action movie—fast forward.”
What he definitely didn’t:
“I’d have enjoyed watching the highlights more—had the Aussies won.”
Graeme Smith scathed Sachin Tendulkar for not doing enough on the final day to try and ensure a draw. The South African skipper believed that the great should have shielded the tail-enders, that the master showcased a dereliction of duty.