The accusation has
often been levelled at Shane Watson that he spends more time at the beach or
sculpting his biceps in the gym than he does in the nets, but his incredible career-best
161 showed his class at the MCG.
Watto is renowned
for his penchant for curling beach weights during Australia training sessions
instead of honing his cover drive or working on his off-cutters, and his
consistent but unremarkable season has been overshadowed by his apparent
inability to convert a half-century.
But the all-rounder
was utterly faultless and unerring in what Graham Gooch would term his 'Daddy