Friday, 2 April 2010

The End Of Matt

The trouble with being a wicketkeeper is that there is simply too much pressure. It's a well documented fact that men cannot multi-task (case in point: KP - a cricketer and soon to be dad. Too much).

It's now proven too much for Matt Prior, who has been dropped for the Twenty20 World Cup. NWG does feel a little sorry for him. Being usurped by a younger, better version of yourself must suck (and Kieswetter has hair too, salt in the wound).

Kieswetter is a better batsman and a better wicketkeeper. That is not good for one's self esteem.

What NWG can't understand is why Prior has been assured his place in the Test team. You're either a good enough for both or not good enough for either, surely?

Are they giving him a second chance to prove himself? NWG doesn't understand. Can someone please explain?

5 comments:

Stani Army said...

Oi, what's this got to do with multi-tasking?

What they've basically said to Prior is that we'll keep you in and around the team because you're the best ENGLISH wicketkeeper...you know, in case the rules change.

The Nightwatchgirl said...

The Englishmen is always a good back up. This is very true Stani.

Stani Army said...

Ja (Soufrican for 'yes')

I hear Hoggy's a good wicketkeeper...doesn't concede any byes. Must be something to do with the gravitational pull he exerts on the ball. All objects have one, and the larger the object the greater it's pull.

...and don't make agreeing with me a habit, it feels uncomfortable, 'friend'.

The Nightwatchgirl said...

Alright Stani - NWG knows, due to her expansive knowledge of the human psyche that the more someone talks about hating someone else/insulting them, the more they actually like them, unconsciously.

Stani - NWG has something to say to you:

You might actually like Hoggard more than she does.

Stani Army said...

We've been through this before Mare. I hate him because you like him. Plus, he's not my type, I'm more a Katie Melua :) type of guy. And it's not like I'm the one chasing him around for an autograph and a photo is it?

"her expansive knowledge of the human psyche" hahahahahaaa! You are funny. An A-Level in Psychology doesn't teach you much Mare.