Those of you who’ve only read this website for a couple of years or so might not be aware that this ever happens. Mostly we try and avoid it because people only end up giving us stick.
Our point has been made over at the Wisden Cricketer, because for some reason we always try and write like a grown-up for them.
Essentially, it revolves around the value of a run being defined by the match in which it’s scored and from there, we’re saying that when runs are more scarce and more valuable, every on-field event is that much more significant.
Basically, we’re saying that pitches are too flat for about the billionth time.