Great, coz if you're gonna write stats-heavy posts, then this is your game!
If you'd gone out of your way to watch the 5th morning of the Lords test (you would have been tucked up by 11.30) I reckon you might have raised your appreciation. Although Flintoff's posing did get a mite tiresome.
You really don't understand the appeal of the Ashes?? Why not just say you don't like cricket and be done with it?