Sydney - Australia top order batsman Adam Voges once averaged more than
100 in Tests, and feels his poor returns in Sri Lanka recently were an
aberration, and that he'll be back in the runs in the coming months.
described his lean run (he top-scored with 48) in the whitewashed Test
series as a 'blip', and is sure that he will be free-scoring against
South Africa and Pakistan at home this Australian summer.
said on the CA website: "Hopefully, it was just a little bit of a blip. I
didn't adjust to the conditions well enough. It was tough work.
I had my time again, I may have done a few things a bit differently -
backing my sweep shot a bit more, and finding ways to rotate the strike
rather than sitting on the crease and defending for long periods of
The 37-year-old added: "People always talk about my age and the fact I was a late starter to international cricket.
I feel strong. I feel fit. And I'm still loving my cricket. While
that's still the case, hopefully I can continue to perform well and,
hopefully, there's another big summer to come."
The Proteas go to
Australia in November, and until then Voges will focus his attentions
on domestic tournaments like the Matador Cup and the Sheffield Shield.