Columnists 20.7.2017 12:06 pm

The numbers don’t always tell full story

Over the course of 25 years, the record books have been rewritten dozens of times and Pollock’s knock in Durban has been bettered no less than five times.

Growing up in a period when South Africans weren’t allowed to compete outside their country in most sports, my introduction to international cricket didn’t include a bat and ball at all, but was rather limited to dusty cricketing annuals and record books.

The numbers don’t always tell full story
The numbers don’t always tell full story

The numbers don’t always tell full story

Over the course of 25 years, the record books have been rewritten dozens of times and Pollock’s knock in Durban has been bettered no less than five times.

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