An Australian Batting Collapse

Fall of wickets1-49 (Hayden, 7.2 ov)2-50 (Katich, 7.6 ov)3-52 (Hussey, 9.5 ov)4-52 (Ponting, 10.2 ov),5-58 (Watson, 16.3 ov)

Simply unbelievable: they look like a fragile Indian lineup from the 1990s. There’s one crucial difference though: Indians, when they collapse, look like a pack of cards. These guys — at least until Ponting’s wicket -acted like they were still on top of the world. But when confidence isn’t matched with ability, it’s called hubris. And it’s really embarrassing.

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  1. […] 5 wickets in the first innings, and Harbhajan took 2 wickets in his first over today, triggering a top-order collapse from the tourists. The absence of an experienced spinner, one of the few chinks in Australia’s armour, is […]

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