It is hard not to smile along with Ed Cowan. It was no soft century but a statement of mental strength. As the man himself said " I guess it provides clarity on the biggest stage" - or as the best openers have always known, you just have to play the next ball.
Over two thousand posts and not a single conviction!
Most cricket blogs are about the banter. This one aims to be brief on comment but strong on images. The images are sourced from many places and are subject to a tweak or two by Photoshop. If there is one you like feel free to click, enlarge and print.