The reason for India's good performance in the last couple of years was due to the solid performance of this gritty batsman.
Of modern Australian batsmen that I have seen, the best was Chappell, who had great power and elegance, plus gritty determination when he needed it.
Only a few metres separated the pair as they charged off the fell and in the 100 metre sprint to the line Till managed to get onto Fretwell's tail and each showed a gritty determination to win.
The meatloaf was hard, and the mashed potatoes were gritty .
This initial sequence of violence and sex is, utterly disturbing, gritty realism, set against a wider social violence.
I kick up dust for those behind me and the gritty gravel sandpapers their wounds.
The stuff isn't harmful in any way; it just tastes a little gritty and sticks to your teeth.
This form of gritty realist cinema relies upon constant improvisation.
He outmanoeuvred and overpowered the gritty Australian to race through the opening two sets, hitting the corners of the court at will with his heavy groundstrokes.
They will certainly be competitive because they have some pretty gritty characters in there.