he has been exposed technically in a major way by Flintoff and the
technical weakness is so glaring that even others are now exploiting it
or is it because, there is a remarkable decline in his batting ?
The kind ofplayer he is, Gilchrist might come back and make a big
century next match as he has done many times in his career, but at the
moment he seems to be having issues.
he was never really consistent in tests matches throughout his career.
He used to have few bad innings and then 2 great innings and then the
cycle repeated. Ofcourse, he had a few great series like the NZ one
last year and SA series in 2002, but generally when one sees his career
graph...one will see a lot of single digit scores and also big
Right now, he definitely has been exposed and Nel exploited the
weakness in this match and I think Bravo also expolited in the previous
I think Australia has been a tad lucky this series with Hussey coming
into form and of course, S outh Africa have been way too generous to
them. But at some point if Gilchrist keeps failing, it might hurt
Australia in a crunch series.