Game see-sawing between both teams - check
Amazing intensity shown by both sides - check
Good sportsmanship and gamesmanship shown by both sides - check
People who have their careers on the line trying to redeem themselves - check
Debutant coming out and making an impact - check
Weather plays spoilsport but also gives a window of opportunity - check
Overall, a fantastic game. Great advert for Test Cricket. Ponting mostly lives another day. Off to Aus to face NZ and India in the summer. Fantastic. Simply fantastic.
Go on, you beauty!