An Amazing Performance

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela JayawardeneWhat a spectacular achievement! I never expected to see the highest partnership in first-class cricket record broken. Mahela Jayawardene’s personal total was the fourth highest ever in Test cricket. I wonder how he is feeling tonight — satisfied with his phenomenal performance, or disappointed that he failed to take the record from Brian Lara?

I was also extremely pleased with England’s destruction of Pakistan. Hopefully this is a sign of a general improvement in our form, which has not been that good since we won the Ashes.

About Alastair Roberts

Alastair Roberts (PhD, Durham University) writes in the areas of biblical theology and ethics, but frequently trespasses beyond these bounds. He participates in the weekly Mere Fidelity podcast, blogs at Alastair’s Adversaria, and tweets at @zugzwanged.
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