The age of the batsman sees records continuing to tumble

The most obvious reason why records have fallen has been the gradual emergence of one-day cricket and, in particular, Twenty20 cricket. Batsmen are improvising as never before, with shots such as the Dilshan scoop and Pietersen switch-hit having revolutionised the way that people play.


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