April 2, 2006

Torrid attack brings end to any complacency

Jamie Alter

Justin Langer's sickening blow to the head - in his 100th Test - at the Wanderers is an indication that at some point in a batsman's career the reflexes start to slow down. Peter Roebuck, in his column for The Age, commentson how some hostile fast bowling from the South Africans had the Australians ducking, weaving and, ultimately, back in the pavilion.

Jamie Alter is a senior sub-editor at ESPNcricinfo

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